Wellness Appointments for Teens
Choices is proud to provide comprehensive, non-judgemental sexual and reproductive health services to everyone, including teens! Our goal is to provide you with all the information and resources you need to protect your health and make informed decisions. We will always respect your sexual health decisions and your need for privacy and confidentiality.
Please check with your own insurance plan for specific coverage and benefits.
For young persons, appointment can include:
- discussion of adolescent reproductive development
- discussion of postponing and delaying sexual activity
- discussion of birth control options and safer sex practices
- learn more about birth control options at CHOICES here
- the pills, the patch, the ring, and the shot may be available without a pelvic exam
- HIV testing and referrals
- testing for gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis for an additional cost
Call us at 901-274-3550 or email us to make your appointment today!
If I am under 18 years old, do I have to bring my parent with me?
For Abortion Appointments
In the state of Tennessee, anyone under the age of 18 must have consent from their parent or guardian or have a judicial bypass. If you have any questions, just give us a call at 901-274-3550.
For Other Appointments
In the state of Tennessee anyone over the age of 13 can consent to reproductive health exams, birth control, and STD testing without parental consent. We encourage you to discuss your reproductive health issues and/or your plans for contraception with your parents, and they are welcome to attend your reproductive health visit with you. If there is some reason you don’t believe their presence or involvement would be in your best interest, however, you can access reproductive health care on your own or with a friend.
Can I bring a friend?
Absolutely! Choices wants you to have the information you need to make safe and effective decisions. If bringing a friend makes you more comfortable, let us know. We are here to support you.
Can we set up a group event?
YES! If you are a teen, or the parent of a teen, and you think it would be beneficial to have a group session on sexual activity and health, please contact Katy Leopard at firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a group event.
*CHOICES is committed to providing patient centered care without discriminating against patients on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, parental status, body size, or any characteristic protected by law.