Health Education

The Teen Health Connection mission is to improve the health of adolescents by providing physical and mental healthcare, education, advocacy and research through connections with teenagers, parents and the community. 

Education is a key element in developing, supporting and sustaining healthy teen behavior.

Our health educators, Rett Liles and Delilah McDonald lead our community outreach and health education initiatives. Please contact Delilah McDonald at 704-381-8370 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you are interested in learning more about the programs and services we offer or if you are interested in having a health educator:

1. Come and speak to your community organization or group

2. Attend a health fair or seminar

3. Talk with your adolescent or group of adolescents about risky behavior or healthy sexuality

You can learn more about adolescent health topics each month or download a fact sheet with helpful information below. 

January is Physical Health and Nutrition Month