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YEAH (Youth Educating and Advocating for Health)

Some of our YEAH leaders doing CSEC awareness
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What is YEAH?

YEAH stands for Youth Educating and Advocating for Health.

YEAH students meet weekly to learn about teen health issues anywhere from body image and stress to sexual health and healthy relationships. YEAH does health advocacy work through doing peer education, hosting awareness events and acting as teen voices in the community.

 

Who can join?

AHS students.

YEAH members are chosen through an application and interview process. There are generally 7-10 new spots available during the beginning of each school year. If you are interested in joining YEAH stop by the health center in the fall and keep an eye out for our recruitment efforts that generally happen each September. 

 

What do students get out of it?

Students not only get to meet new people on campus, become involved in something at school, boost their resume as well as college applications but also they receive a small stipend  every semester for their participation.

Apply for YEAH 2018

Applications are due on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018

Interested in joining Y.E.A.H?

YEAH accepts applications for new members at the beginning of each school year. Keep and ear out in the fall for the application period and stop by the SBHC to pick one up!

Attention Teachers!

Request a presentation from the YEAH peer educators! We can facilitate a workshop on any topic from Stress to Reproductive Health! Click on the link below for a full listing of all of our workshop topics!

YEAH Workshop Topic List