Expert Care for Teens
Meet Our Providers
We know that one of the most important things at this age is finding a health care provider you feel comfortable with. As you start taking charge of your health, we want to support you in making informed decisions about your health. Let’s start with introducing you to our amazing providers!
The division provides free & confidential HIV/STI screening* and safer sex counseling for anyone age 12-24. Our certified counselors offer these testing and counseling sessions in our offices and at community spaces/events. We also provide PrEP prescriptions for individuals up to 24 years of age!
*STI screening includes: HIV, Syphilis, Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, and Trichomoniasis.
ChiSTAR is a database of potential study participants for The Center for Gender, Sexuality, and HIV Prevention at Lurie Children’s Hospital. Areas of research include sexual health, gender, sexuality, fertility, HIV prevention, behavioral health, and health disparities in youth and young adults. This voluntary database is used to see if you may be eligible for new research studies in the Division. Based on your answers we will reach out to you about potential studies you may be eligible for.
This study is Lurie Children’s IRB 2019-2624, ChiSTAR, PI Amy Johnson. The content of this flier/brochure/e-mail/etc. has been approved by the Lurie Children’s IRB.
We provide in-person groups for gender-expansive youth. Click here to register.
- Pre-Teen Youth Group (ages 10-12):
- In-person 3rd Saturday of every month from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
- Teen Youth Group (ages 13-18):
- In-person 3rd Tuesday of every month from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
As a young person who is developing and taking greater responsibility for your life, it makes sense for you to be more engaged in your own health care. These resources provide information and advice to help you find answers to your questions, better understand the changes that you (or your peers) are undergoing, and make informed decisions about your health. You will also find updates and recent news regarding adolescent and community health topics.