Adolescent Medicine Programs

The Potocsnak Family Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine offers specialized primary care and programs, ensuring that patients are provided with comprehensive and exemplary care. Below is a list of our innovative and expert-lead programs.

Adolescent & Young Adult Medicine Behavioral Health Services

The Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine’s behavioral health team provides ongoing therapeutic services, psychological assessment, psychotherapy and select sub-specialty services and programs. Learn more

Adolescent Primary Care Program

Lurie Children’s Adolescent Primary Care Program provides holistic and comprehensive primary care to patients starting at 12 years old. Established patients are followed by our specialists until their 25th birthday. Learn more

Gender & Sex Development Program

Lurie Children's Gender & Sex Development Program specialists provide compassionate and affirming care for children, adolescents (up to age 25) and their families seeking support related to gender identity development. Learn more.

HIV & STI Screening

Lurie Children's certified Sexual Health Educators provide affirming on-site HIV & STI screening and health education. Access or referrals to treatment available for sexual heath needs. Learn more.

Mental Health in Primary Care Program

Specialists within the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine can provide access to mental health wellness within a primary care setting. Providers can treat ADHD, minor depression and anxiety, and more within the comfort of primary care. Learn more.

Substance Use & Prevention Program

The Substance Use and Prevention Program (SUPP) offers evaluation and treatment for substance use concerns by a multidisciplinary team of pediatricians and behavioral health providers in an outpatient setting. Learn more

Trainings & Informational Sessions

Trained Facilitators from the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine provide general and in-depth trainings around LGBTQ & Gender Inclusivity, Sexual Health Education, and more. Learn more.

TransMentor Program

Housed within Lurie Children's Gender & Sex Development Program, the TransMentor Program pairs transgender, gender expansive, and gender questioning youth ages 13-20 with trans and gender expansive adults. Learn more.