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The Health Resource Center (HRC) is collaboration between the Boston Public Health Commission and Boston Public Schools to bring comprehensive sexual health education, in-school health counseling and referrals to community health care resources to BPS high school students.  

HRC health educators are trained to deliver the evidence-based Get Real Sexual Health Curriculum to youth and cover topics that range from healthy decision making, healthy relationships, and sexual health, including prevention of STIs, HIV, and unplanned pregnancy, to youth struggling with their sexual identity or gender. The HRC team also delivers a substance abuse curriculum using a combination of workshops and activities from the Drugs4Real curriculum and the Michigan Model to prevent smoking and drug use, and ultimately provide the students with skills to make informed decisions. The health educators also discuss youth depression and suicide, stress and anger management using the Break-free From Depression curriculum developed by Children's Hospital.


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Currently seven (7) BPS high schools have Health Resource Centers:  

Another Course to College
612 Metropolitan Ave
Hyde Park, MA 02136

Marc Cosby

Jazmine Shorter 
Boston Arts Academy
174 Ipswich Street 
Boston, MA 02215

Royal Nunes

Community Academy of Science and Health
11 Charles Street 
Dorchester, MA 02122
Makensy Nicolas
English High School
144 McBride Street,
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 
Marc Cosby 

Jazmine Shorter 
Excel High School
95 G Street 
South Boston, MA 02127

Makensy Nicolas
Fenway High School
67 Alleghany St
Boston, MA 02120
Royal Nunes

Boston Public Health Commission
1010 Massachusetts Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02118.
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