The Academy for Adolescent Health Teen Outreach envisions a community in which young people are respected and able to enjoy mental and physical wellness.  To achieve that goal, the Teen Outreach:

  • serves as an advocate for youth, parents professionals and community members to encourage wellness
  • provides innovative, youth-focused education that empowers young people to reduce risk
  • respects the unique cultural and developmental needs of each young person
  • and models evidence-based programs that are evaluated for behavioral outcomes

 

  • Peer Education
    Peer Education meetings EVERY Wednesday at the Common Ground Teen Center, 53 N. College St. from 5 P...
  • ECHO Cohort #1
    ECHO Cohort #1 meets first Tuesday of every month from 6 to 8 PM at the Common Ground Teen Center, 5...
  • 6th grade program
    6th grade students are welcome to join our newly formed 6th grade group at the Common Ground Teen Ce...
  • Tutoring Program
    Tutoring program available for all students ages 14 to 18 EVERY Thursday from 6:30 to 8:30 PM at the...
  • ECHO Cohort #2
    ECHO Cohort #2 meets second Tuesday of every month from 6 to 8 PM at the Common Ground Teen Center, ...

Mary Jo Podgurski, RNC, MA, EdD
Mary Jo is the founder and president of the Academy. A nurse/educator/counselor by profession, she considers parenting her kids to be her first and most important career.The mission of AAH - to reach out to kids, one kid at a time, is her passion and great joy in life.

Coming Soon!

Training programs currently available:

Inside Out
Me Too
What’s Up as You Grow Up?
Real Talk for Real Teens