We understand that teenagers have unique health needs.
LCHC providers host a weekly Teen Health Clinic for those under 19. The clinic is every Thursday from 3:00-5:00 pm on the Pearl Team.
How to get care:
- Walk in on Thursdays from 3:00-5:00 pm on the Pearl Team
- Make an appointment by calling 781-715-6217
- If your school has a School-Based Health Center, you can ask the staff there to make an appointment for you
If you would like to speak to someone about your reproductive health during any other time of the week, please call 781-586-6505.
Teenagers have the right to confidential, affordable sexual and reproductive health care. All visits will be handled in a confidential and sensitive manner.
Key Services Include:
- Yearly physical exams
- Sick visits
- HIV/STI testing and treatment
On-site behavioral health clinicians are available if you need someone to talk to. If needed, they will help you find someone you can talk to on a regular basis.
OB/GYN and Reproductive Health:
- Pregnancy tests
- Emergency contraception
- Birth control
- Other reproductive health issues and prevention
- Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the United States, anytime. Crisis Text Line provides support for any crisis.
- A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds, all from their secure online platform.
- The goal of any conversation is to get you to a calm, safe place by providing a referral to further help, or just being there and listening. A conversation usually lasts anywhere from 15-45 minutes.
- Provides a peer-to-peer model to open up the conversation concerning young adult mental health.
- Peer Mentors tell their personal stories in a classroom setting and lead a discussion on mental health.
- Provides the forum, tools, and resources needed to accept and address depression and suicidality.
- DBT is made up of many skills that help you regulate your emotions, improve your relationships and withstand times of distress without impulsivity.
- DBT contains four modules: Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Emotion Regulation, and Interpersonal Effectiveness.
- Clients participate in individual as well as group therapy, each once a week. Group is where you learn new DBT skills while individual is more similar to talk therapy.
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- Family Connections™ is a free, evidence-based, 12-class virtual course that meets for 2 hours and requires 1-2 hours of homework/practice weekly.
- It provides education, skills training, and support for people who are supporting a sufferer of Borderline Personality Disorder> (BPD)/Emotion Dysregulation (ED) or BPD/ED traits.
- Family Connections™ is based on research funded by the National Institute of Mental Health. Survey data from previous courses show that after completing the course, family members experience decreased feelings of depression, burden, and grief, and more feelings of empowerment.
- Work focuses solely on the interests of families whose children have mental health needs.
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