We are not lab rats!

E-cigarette use has increased throughout the years, especially among our teenage population. Today, we are in the midst of a youth vaping epidemic. Many believe that vaping is better than smoking cigarettes, but in reality, both negatively affect the health of the user as well as the health of those around them. Yes, electronic nicotine […]

In honor of Dr. Marilyn Steele

It is with deep sadness that Healthy Teens marks the passing of a remarkable lady, to whom we owe a huge debt of gratitude for helping in the establishment of Healthy Teens and our lauded Teen Health Educator program. Marilyn Steele, AKA Norma Marilyn Harger Steele, was born September 13, 1925 in Cleveland, OH, the […]

Summer’s out, let’s get HEALTHY!

With students out of school and a sunny memorial day to welcome the summer, Healthy Teens is excited to announce that the 2022 Summer Programs begin next week at various locations in Manatee and Sarasota County! The teams of Teen Health Educators and Young Adult Leaders are trained and eager to have in-person conversations with […]

You’re the ONE that we want!

The Giving Challenge 2022 is here! SW Florida’s premier one-day giving event is aimed at encouraging individual philanthropy to nonprofits based in the region. Healthy Teens is once again taking part and we’re excited to have your support! The Giving Challenge 2022 will be held on Tuesday, April 26th at 12:00 PM through Wednesday, April […]

Teens in Training

On October 6th, our new group of Teen Health Educators gathered for their first training session! After having to train our last group of applicants virtually, we’re so excited to be able to get this new group safely together, in person, to make the most of the training and team-building. Our time began with playing […]

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