Adolescent Health and Youth Development Program
The Clayton County Adolescent Health and Youth Development (AHYD) Program was designed to enhance the skills and improve the health status of adolescents through opportunities and programs developed in collaboration with families, communities, schools and other public and private organizations throughout Clayton County. Programs and services target youth ages 10 to 19. The "Indicators of Youth Risk Behavior" are used to identify communities that have the greatest need for risk prevention and reduction.
AHYD works with various community partners to sponsor programs that reinforce positive attitudes and healthy behaviors, as well as activities aimed at decreasing youth violence, substance abuse, poor school performance, and early sexual activity. These AHYD programs provide a comprehensive and holistic approach with assisting our youth in the following ways:
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