Health and Tobacco Education

The Clark County Health Department offers various programs for the community and schools such as:


·      Reducing the Risk Classes which include: building skills to prevent pregnancy, STIs, and HIV. This is a 16 session curriculum taught to Clark County High School Students.


Hygiene Class- This is a one session class taught to 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6thgraders in the Clark County Public School System.


Bullying and Suicide Prevention Presentation is a 1 hour session that is currently taught to Clark County High School Students.  This presentation can be offered to other grade levels and to the community at no charge.


Youth Mental Health First Aid Training- This training teaches individuals how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders in adolescents.  This training is offered to the school system as a 6 hour training.  This training is offered to other organizations as an 8 hour training.  The AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resilience in Education) Grant has made it possible for the Clark County Health Department to offer this training at no charge at this time.  


Freedom From Smoking Program was created by The American Lung Association and is taught by Clark County Health Department.  It helps you develop a plan action that leads to your quit day.  You will also receive the support you need to remain smoke-free for life.  Classes are 1 ½ hours once per week for 8 weeks.   



The Clark County Health Department offers additional class topics, please contact the Health Department at (859)744-4482 for more information.

 

*These class offerings are available to private schools as well*