School Health

Miami-Dade AHEC strives to create innovative and highly interactive health education programs.

Health education provides students with opportunities to acquire the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary for making health-promoting decisions, achieving health literacy, adopting health-enhancing behaviors, and promoting the health of others. Comprehensive school health education includes courses of study (curricula) for students in elementary  through grade 12 that address a variety of topics such as healthy eating/nutrition, mental and emotional health, personal health and wellness, physical activity, safety and injury prevention, sexual health, and tobacco use.

Our programs are available all throughout the school year and offered through our Health Self Collaboratory. Our current health education programs include, but not limited to:

  1. Nutrition
  2. Breast Health
  3. Oral Health
  4. Heart Health
  5. Sex Education
  6. Health Careers
  7. Tobacco & Youth

If you are interested in our School Health programs, please fill out the form here and one of our Community Health Workers will contact you to discuss in further detail.

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