Well Teen Clinic
Who we are
The Well Teen Clinic was established in 2009 and consists of a multi-disciplinary team that includes:
- Social Worker
- Nurse Practitioner
Well Teen is available at the North Simcoe Family Health Team office and once a month in Elmvale.
At the North Simcoe Family Health Team we recognize the unique health needs of adolescents.
What should I expect at an appointment?
Each appointment is booked for 45-60 minute. It is a confidential appointment and designed to provide a holistic, multidisciplinary approach to health screening and education for young people ages 13-21.
Three areas discussed/reviewed during your appointment are:
Physical health: The nurse practitioner will meet with you to discuss your overall health including topics such as birth control, sexual health, and skin care.
Emotional Health: The social worker will explore questions/concerns related to relationships, mood and anxiety, and the use of drugs and alcohol
Nutritional health: The dietitian will explore topics such as body image, nutrient requirements for teenagers, and healthy eating habits.
Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit : (705) 721.7520 OR www.simcoemuskokahealth.org
Sexuality and You: www.sexualityandu.ca
LIFT (Life Skills and Teens): (705) 526.7774
Mental Health Crisis Line : 1.888.893.8333 or (705) 728.5044
Stress, crisis, mental health for youth by youth www.mindyourmind.ca
Registered Dietitian: 1.877.510.5102