National Health Corps Chicago Blog

"When I reflect on my own sexual health education in high school, I remember very little. I do however recall my teacher fitting a condom over her arm— telling us to “not ever let a guy tell you he’s too big to wear a condom,”—but that was the extent of my education. It was up to us to figure out the rest on our own, either through our parents (if we were lucky) or friends."
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"For some, joining AmeriCorps is an easy decision. It’s an amazing opportunity to work in a potential field of interest and give back to your community. But for others, like me, I was terrified. But I decided to take the leap into the unknown, knowing that no matter what happened, this experience would teach me more about my city, how to help others and about myself."
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Healthy lifestyles usually emphasize taking care of our bodies or maintaining a certain physical appearance. We often overlook the impact that our mental health can have in our day-to-day lives. People experiencing depression or anxiety tend to smile less, and at CDPH School-Based Oral Health, we’re all about educating students to ensure they have healthy, happy, smiles.
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