Coalition for Sexual Health
Moving adolescent sexual
Who We Are
Coalition for Sexual Health is a partnership of organizations, health care
providers, and community members working to address sexual health needs
and disparities of adolescents across Central Ohio.
To promote, implement, evaluate, and improve science-informed
sexual health education and programs for youth and young adults in Central Ohio
through organized community efforts.
Central Ohio youth and young adults are educated
and empowered to make responsible choices for their sexual health.
adolescents become educated and empowered around their sexual health will
positively impact their health as well as the health of the communities
positive change means engaging adolescents as well as their families and the
other community support systems that they encounter.
our definition of sexual health to include social, biological, and emotional
wellness will help to create more effective education.
Supporting connections between wellness providers will
strengthen the impact we are able to have on our community.
What We Do
The Coalition for Sexual Health supports the sexual health and wellness of central Ohio’s adolescents through three core strategies:
promote comprehensive human sexuality education that is developmentally and
work in partnership to implement new and innovative modes of engagement through
outreach, education, and programming.
Evaluate and Improve
seek to ensure that adolescents throughout Central Ohio have access to
science-informed, medically accurate, and comprehensive human sexuality
AIDS Resource Center, The Center for Family Safety and Healing, Directions for Youth and Families, Education Counsel, Ohio Department of Education,
Ohio Department of Health, Ohio Health, The Ohio State University, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Planned Parenthood, and Syntero.
Learn More & Join Our Mailing List - Contact Us
Attend Our Next Meeting
Second Wednesday in January, March, May,
July, September, and November
9:00 am to 11:00 am
Public Health, Room 119C
Chelsea Varnum, M.Ed.
Program Manager, Columbus Public Health
Our Coalition Flyer for distribution