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A healthy today for a brighter tomorrow.

Preteen & Teen Health

Communication is the number one way to keeping your pre-teen and teen happy and healthy. Talking to your pre-teen and teen will open doors for both of you and strengthen your relationship. Start communicating with your pre-teen and teen about the life issues they are facing.  We know it can be hard to make time to talk with your son or daughter. That’s very true if you have to work a lot. But do the best you can. Give your son or daughter as much of your time as you can. Remember it’s not just talking. It’s being available for you pre-teen, or teen. One other thing, when you see your children do something right, tell them. They’ll be more likely to do it again.

For Teens


Let’s Talk!   Girls and Guys, it time to get the facts.  There are so many untrue stories about sex and sexually transmitted disease. We want to make sure you get nothing but the facts. Below are a few resources to get the facts on Abstinence, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, and HIV.  Another potential resource is your parents.

Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs

Lake Cumberland District Health Department understands that youth experience health risks and it is important to provide services to address those risks.  Trained Health Educators provide programs to students by partnering with local schools. Programs are chosen because they have been proven to be effective in communities like ours.  We also know its important for youth to have parents or trusted adults to talk to and its often hard to talk to teens.  

To connect with the Health Educator who provides programs to your teen visit Health Policy and Promotion Staff