Targeting Teens to Make Healthy Choices

Teen Health Program

HEALTH-  Continuing the efforts to combat the health and social disparities that exist in the borough, UCHC hosted “Bronx Teen Fit” a holistic health and wellness program dedicated to reaching the hardest of the most disconnected population: teenage boys. 

Typically this demographic does not access health care or seek help for any issue unless it is an urgent need or emergent circumstance. 

Stressing the importance of physical fitness, mental health covering anxieties, depression, and communication (at home and with peers with a focus on anti-violence), policing in our community/legal instruction/know your rights (safety and daily living), and overall health inclusive of nutrition, sex education, and smoking/vaping prevention. 

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