Jefferson County data shows that many teens don't have an adult to go to when they need to talk.
You are visiting this website because you care about a teen. Thank you for caring. When parents and other adults who care about teenagers have real conversations, ask and answer questions, and encourage help-seeking behavior from teens, they develop trust. Teens with a trusted adult in their life tend to have more school success, avoid problems with substance misuse, and experience better mental health.
Be that adult for a teen in your life.
Learn how to communicate with your teenager and connect them with resources to help them thrive.
Jefferson County youth need adults who they can trust and who will listen to them. Trustable adults help youth thrive.
We are here to help you gather the skills and knowledge through a variety of training opportunities from Jefferson County Public Health and other local organizations.