"It taught me things I didn't know or understand fully...it's amazing
and I would love to have it again next year!"
- 7th Grader, Christopher Elementary
Health Squad provides free comprehensive sexual health education to schools and community groups around the Chicago area. The goal of these lessons is to increase individuals understanding, knowledge, and self-efficacy to make healthy decisions and to reduce risky behaviors. By providing education and increasing an individual's ability to make healthy decisions, we can reduce their chances of contracting a STD, including HIV.
All health education and promotion services provided by Health Squad's are:
The essential minimum content and skills for sexuality education, based on the National Sexuality Education Standards include:
Interested in supporting Health Squad provide comprehensive sexual health education at no charge to Chicagoland students?
Health Squad completed the organizations inaugural programming at Chicago Public School's Christopher Elementary School in June 2019. At Christopher School, Health Squad provided 79 sixth through eighth grade students (including special education) students with comprehensive sexual health education.
Health Squad has been invited to return to Christopher Elementary School in Fall 2019 to provide programming to 3rd through 8th grades, and Special Education students in grades 6th - 8th!