Welcome to Health Education at Urban. Urban’s program is one of a kind in how it offers students opportunities to engage in learning and meaningful dialogue about the social landscape and greater cultural context of high school.
The Health Education program at Urban is an integrated, holistic, skills-based, socially and culturally responsive approach that encourages self-awareness, healthy relationships, and informed decision-making that encourages the safety and well-being of students and their friends. The program includes various workshops, classes and peer-to-peer leadership opportunities that promote the well-being of individual students and the community as a whole.
A student's Health Education journey at Urban begins with a required 6-week course dedicated to a harm reduction approach to substance use and abuse.