Youth Health Champions

The Youth Health Champions support pupils within the school. They are part of a network offering help and support for students, to overcome difficult situations of everyday life. Anyone of you could be a Youth Health Champion!

 What is the Youth Health Champions scheme?

• It involves secondary schools from across Essex

• 10 students from Year 10 are selected following as application process

• They will attend 2 training days, run by the Health Trainer Service, covering different health issues affecting young people.

• They will run 6 Campaigns – plus updating the YHC notice board

• Planning meetings and campaigns are supported by the school co-ordinator and the Health Trainer Service

What is a Youth Health Champion?

• A Role Model

• An Active Listener

• A Supporter

• An Encourager

• A sign poster to young people’s services

• A Guide