Prince Andrew High
School Youth Health Centre
Health Centre exists to provide services to support you in making decisions
about your personal health and well being.
Provides confidential services with accurate, non judgmental information
Values your knowledge
Welcomes your input
Respects your opinion
Works with you from a position of your strengths to address your health
concerns in a meaningful way
There are many reasons why students come to the Youth Health Centre. Mainly
it is a safe and quiet place to come and discuss anything you want.
Everything we talk about is confidential (private).
You can talk to Cheryl if you are:
Feeling sad, confused
Feeling angry or stressed
Having relationships issues
Having problems at home
Need condoms, pregnancy testing
Worried about dating violence
Drinking too much
Smoking too much weed, or other drugs
Want to quit smoking cigarettes
Just need to talk
and anything else!
Referrals are provided to the outside community when necessary.
The YHC is not
a place to come if you are physically sick or injured. You should go home. I
have no medicines and very little supplies.
Room 219 next to the band room
My schedule is posted on the door window of the YHC. Students are encouraged
to come at a time that doesn’t interfere with your class but if you do come
during a class time I will give you a timed note to be excused. I will be
here most days but I also sit on community committees, assist at
immunization clinics and attend Public Health meetings in Burnside. As much
as I would like to be here every day, I cannot. When I am here my door is
You can email
me if you like @
There are programs and opportunities for students to get involved in health
promotion activities. These activities are student led and student driven.
These meetings will usually happen at lunch time and include:
www.sexualityandu.ca (sexual health)
www.HalifaxSexualHealthCentre.ca (sexual health)
www.youthproject.ns.ca (LGBT support)
www.avaloncentre.ca (sexual assault)
Kids Help Phone @ 1 800-668-6868
Youth Health Centre Coordinator