Youth partnering with community for social justice and health represents the vision for The SPOT. True to this vision, The SPOT welcomes ALL youth (13-24)
Mission: Supporting Positive Opportunities with Teens
Remember that you are your safest sex partner right now! Use COVID-19 test results with caution in helping you make decisions about sex, as you are unlikely to be immune. Repost from NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
It might seem like we've been social distancing, wearing masks, and washing our hands often forever, but it's so important to keep it up! The more we take precautions, the sooner we eventually won't have to.
To all of our followers, old and new, thank you so much for being here and for your continued support! For anyone who might be new around here, we wanted to take a moment to reintroduce The SPOT and give a little update about our services during the pandemic.
• The SPOT is a health and social services clinic where ALL youth can receive FREE services in a saga, non-judgmental, and comfortable environment.
• Our services include appointments for HIV/STI testing, counseling, and more.
• In light of the pandemic, all services are currently on an appointment basis only.
• As always, feel free to reach out with any questions or concerns. We’re here for you!
Did you know? If someone has HIV, is on medication, and has an undetectable viral load, they CANNOT pass the virus on to a partner. Undetectable = Untransmittable! Repost from @hivpreventionforwomen
Both people must agree to an activity — every single time, and even online — for it to be consensual. Repost from Planned Parenthood
We remember Michael Brown this week on the 6th anniversary of his death. He should now be 25 years old, the age at which we support SPOT youth to transition into adulthood. We stand in solidarity with our youth and community leaders to protect the lives of our precious young people. #blacklivesmatter
Please forward this post to anyone who might be interested and a good fit for our team!
PrEP is a once-a-day pill that can prevent HIV transmission. If you think PrEP might be right for you, talk to your doctor (or us at The SPOT!).
This is a fantastic video from our trusted partners at St. Louis Children's Hospital that answers common questions about children, COVID-19 and schools. St. Louis Children's Hospital
With the COVID-19 pandemic unexpectedly closing schools early this spring, many parents are wondering if it’ll be safe to send their kids back to class in th...
Stop by Schnucks TODAY anytime between 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. for a free mask, COVID-19 testing, school supplies and more!
See details below.
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Here's a great opportunity to support your community. @thesqsh is a resource led by and for the queer community. They offer a comprehensive training to all volunteers, so you will be well prepared to support the persons on the other line when you start. Reach out today!
Pairs well with everything! Reposted from @haleydrewthis
Don't forget to practice kindness with yourself, too❤️
The sooner we all take the necessary precautions to slow the spread of COVID-19, the sooner we can all be reunited with friends and loved ones. Do your part to #slowthespread !
The SPOT staff are voting today! You still have until 7pm to vote for primary candidates and Amendment 2. Your voice matters.
Right now in Missouri, parents in a family of four must earn less than $5,550 per year to qualify for Medicaid. Medicaid expansion would help Missourians making up to $18,000 a year get covered and stay healthy. Vote YES on Amendment 2 TODAY! #MakesSenseMO
TODAY is the PRIMARY! If you haven't yet, make sure to go VOTE in today's primary election! Vote YES on Amendment 2 to expand Medicaid and provide health care to 230,000 + Missourians. Reposted from Missouri Health Care for All.
Here's a list of some resources to help those who are homeless or at risk of being homeless. Reach out to us as well if you need assistance at (314) 535-0413 x224.
It may be hot out in the summer sun, but it's still important to take precautions to protect yourself and others from COVID-19.
Give us a call at 9AM any morning Monday-Friday to make an appointment for testing or medical services. We appreciate your patience as our slots are limited each day and can only schedule for same day appointments.
If you need help with employment, housing, education, food, hygiene products, clothing, LGBTQIA+ friendly resources, legal assistance, health insurance, or more, The SPOT’s case managers are available to help link you to resources. Call (314) 535-0413 x224 for assistance and we’d be happy to help! Please note: this service is currently only available via phone.
COVID-19 can live on surfaces for 2-3 days, disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily!
COVID-19 can live on surfaces for 2-3 days, disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily!
Learn more at www.PrepareSTL.com
Medicaid expansion supports school-based health programs, including The SPOT at Jennings High School, in providing critical access to primary, behavioral/mental, vision, & oral health care. Vote #YesOn2 on August 4th!
Medicaid expansion supports school-based health programs in providing critical access to primary, behavioral/mental, vision, & oral health care.
This leads to:
🍎 Improvements in academic performance
🍎 Better school attendance
🍎 Healthier adults in the future
Medicaid expansion helps Missourians get to work, support their families, and stay healthy. Vote YES on Amendment 2! #MakesSenseMO
Check out this helpful graphic for tips on wearing a mask, which helps protect you AND your friends, family, and all those around you. Don’t forget to wash reusable masks! #MaskUpMO
Vote YES on Amendment 2 on August 4th!
Don’t believe the lies about #YesOn2. Get the facts about Amendment 2, then make a plan to vote: YesOn2.org/Vote
Have some spare time while you quarantine? This is a great time to create or update your resume! Here are a few tips for having a strong and impactful resume. Feel free to reach out to us for more help or tips!
Seasons always change ⛅️ by @haleydrewthis
People under 30 now make up a large portion of new COVID-19 cases. Don’t forget to keep taking these precautions to slow the spread — wear a mask, keep your distance, wash your hands, and clean frequently touched surfaces. And of course, stay home if you’re sick😷
Approximately 230,000 Missourians who make too much to qualify for Medicaid but not enough to afford health coverage on their own could be covered by Medicaid expansion, helping them take care of themselves and their families. Vote YES on Amendment 2 in August 4th!✅
We need your help to let more young people know about The SPOT services and other sexual health, mental health and community resources in our community. We appreciate you!
Show-Me School-Based Health Alliance of MO
Given the unique combination of public health crisis, social isolation, & economic recession, COVID-19 has worsened existing mental health conditions & will lead to heightened needs among children & adolescents.
See additional key resources here: http://ow.ly/yWF550AeqbZ
Here's a great opportunity to get involved in your community, build skills and earn some money. The program will run from late August through November. Contact @actionstl for more details or to apply.
Check out these upcoming FREE notarization services for Missouri ballots! Provided by the Central Reform Congregation in the CWE and the STL County Library branches.
There is no place like the SPOT in St. Louis.
Founded in 2008, the SPOT meets the needs of ALL youth between the ages of 13-24 with a comprehensive set of FREE medical and support services in a safe, youth-friendly environment. Our staff has met the needs of over 19,000 youth seeking medical care, social services, substance abuse assessments and counseling, mental health counseling, a safe place to hang out and much more.
Our philosophy requires that the SPOT be structured around the following guiding principles:
The SPOT is open Monday-Friday and provides the following services:
In the end, it doesn’t matter why you come by. You’ll always feel like you belong at the SPOT.
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