Impact and Programs
In 2021, the Annex Teen Clinic provided clinical sexual health services to 1,513 unique individuals and sexual health education and outreach services to 5,244 individuals. 100% of patients who started a new birth control method received follow-up support at one and three months to assure the method was maintained and working well for them. 100% of patients seeking care who were at risk of sexually transmitted infections received screenings. 100% of patients testing positive received follow-up and treatment. 96% of students receiving sexual health education presentations from an Annex Educator or Health Mentor strongly agreed or agreed that "I feel better prepared to make decisions about my health after the presentation." 98% of patients receiving clinical care strongly agreed that "Annex staff respected and valued my culture and identity and gavea me the information I need to understand my sexual health."
1. Increase clinic appointment slots by 15% to improve same or next day access for patients. 2. Review and update referral partners for philosophy and value alignment to assure successful referral connections for patients. 3. Increase opportunities for youth to inform and guide Annex programming, planning and governance. 4. Integrate mental health education and referrals into education and outreach programming 5. Expand access to clinical care by providing services in community settings and through virtual care.
Community or Constituency Served
The Annex Teen Clinic serves adolescents and young adults through age 26 in Northwest Hennepin County. Our Education Program also serves parents and other adult caregivers and youth serving professionals.
Geographic Area Served
Northwest Hennepin County including North Minneapolis although everyone is welcome.