Health Education

Health Education
Health education is a vital component of Family Partnership services. Issues related to optimal health touch every aspect of one’s life. Health education includes those issues that are related to the physical and emotional well being of children, youth and adults. The focus is primary healthcare and/or prevention.  Health education is provided primarily in a group format, but opportunities to provide information on an individual basis are available.

Common Health Education Topics
The broad spectrum of health education issues include:
  • Children and adult mental health
  • Disease prevention
  • Domestic violence
  • Family planning and pregnancy prevention
  • Generalized health
  • Healthy relationships
  • Prenatal care
  • Proper diet and nutrition
  • Stress
  • Substance abuse awareness and prevention
  • Healthy self esteem and emotional well being
  • Newborn Health Care
  • Proper and preventive health care for adults and children

Teen Childbirth Classes
Family Partnership partners with the Health Department and Families Plus to provide free childbirth classes for teens.  Classes are offered on Wednesday evenings from 6-8pm during the months of January, March, May, July, September, and November.  Call 301-600-2206 to register.