The Mono County Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health program has identified the following priorities for Adolescents in the next 5 years (2020-2025) in response to the Community Health Needs Assessment/Improvement Plan:
Increase Oral Health awareness, knowledge, and self responsibility by developing positive, life-long oral health behaviors. Improve access and provide linkage to care to low-cost or free preventative dental care and treatment.
Improve Mental Health awareness, utilization of mental health services available and development of self care strategies among youth and children for life long mental health self-care.
Promote nutrition and physical activity for life long habits.
This webpage is new and updated information and resources will continue to be added
(last updated 1/27/21)
Free Public Health Clinic Services:
Clinic services with minimal costs:
Vaccinations (prices vary)
Travel Consult (45$ plus costs of any immunizations)
(Traveling abroad? Get advice on how to prepare and stay healthy)
Teen Health Education
COVID-19 resources for teens:
Sexual Health Resources
Sex etc. Help teens with answers to their question about sex, relationships, pregnancy, STDs, birth control, sexual orientation and more!
Birth control Resources
Bedsider is an online birth control support network for women 18-29 operated by Power to Decide, the campaign to prevent unplanned pregnancy. Power to Decide works to ensure that every young person has the power to decide if, when, and under what circumstances to get pregnant—increasing their opportunity to pursue the future they want.
Suicide Prevention Resources:
The Trevor Project: Founded in 1998 by the creators of the Academy Award®-winning short film TREVOR, The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.
Ready to Quit? Resources to Quit:
Call 1-844-8-NO-VAPE or 1-800- NO-BUTTS
Text NoVapes to 66819
Text DITCHJUUL to 88709
Violence (Domestic Violence, sexual assault, child abuse, digital abuse)
Wild Iris (452 Old Mammoth Rd Ste R2, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546)
Local number: (760) 934-2491
Crisis line: 1-877-873-7384
1-800-799-7233 or chat online at https://www.thehotline.org
Physical Health Education and Resources
Mammoth High School Climbing Club (currently Suspended due to Covid)
Meets every Monday at 4:30 pm to climb and hangout at Monkey Bar indoor climbing gym. Occasional outdoor climbing on weekends. All teens, pre-teens, and parents are welcomed to join.
Call or email Alicia Chang for more details on how to join: firstname.lastname@example.org or 760-934-8541 (ext.227)
Trainings for Providers working with teens: