Credentials/ Testimonials

Credentials/Testimonials

Credentials
  • We are designated as an Essential Community Provider of health care by the State of Minnesota.

  • Our Medical Director, Dr. Naomi Duke, specializes in adolescent medicine. She is board-certified in Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, and Adolescent Medicine. She also holds a Master’s of Public Health degree in Maternal and Child Health.

  • Our clinicians, counselors, and educators have specialized training and experience in addressing the unique physical, emotional, and social needs of teens and young adults.

  • Our basic medical services and reproductive health services are delivered by board-certified Physicians, Certified Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, and Certified Medical Assistants.

  • Our procedures and operations are based on sound medical practice, including an intake procedure that is based on the American Medical Association’s Guidelines for Adolescent Preventative Services.

  • Our medical labs are regulated and certified by Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments.

  • myHealth is reviewed annually and is compliant with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and our procedures are compliant with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
  • Our staff members stay current on issues that are important to teens. We have a Youth Advisory Board that alerts us to emerging trends, gives us feedback and helps us deliver on our mission.

  • We offer mental health counseling, provided by mental health professionals, tailored to the issues that teens and young adults face.

  • myHealth is a participating provider for many major Minnesota health plans.

  • We refer clients to other providers and social service agencies for needs that cannot be met through myHealth 

  • We are a member of the Neighborhood Health Care Network, the Minnesota Organization on Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention and Parenting, and the Minnesota Council on Nonprofits.

  • myHealth is governed by a 15 member Board of Directors, who meet 10 times per year.

  • myHealth has been reviewed by and met the rigorous standards of the Charities Review Council.
Testimonials
Clinical & Mental Health Services
  • According to our Annual Client Satisfaction Surveys, 99.5% of our clients said yes they would refer their family and friends to us! In the same survey, 99.8% shared that myHealth has encouraged them to make more healthy lifestyle choices.

  • 35% of our clients consider myHealth to be their healthcare "home," receiving their medical care only from us.

  • In a recent note, a client said, "You have a super friendly and caring staff. I always feel valued and well taken care of. I'll be sad when I can no longer be a patient!"

  • "Thank you for being in her life. I am so relieved that she has someone she can really trust to talk to!" – Mother of a counseling client

  • "Without counseling, I don't think I'd be alive today."--Client
From our Community
  • "We love working with myHealth – their staff are energetic, enthusiastic, and caring. We refer clients there often, knowing they will be in the best of hands." – Community Organization

  • "myHealth helped two of my friends through very hard times in their lives – they might not be here if it weren't for this organization. Being a part of YAB is the least I can do!" – Youth Advisory Board member

  • "myHealth for Teens and Young Adults have long been leaders in providing excellent educational programs in the community for youth and parents. Their educators do a remarkable job delivering impact programs for those in need, such as the unique programs they provide for young men and women who have disabilities. I am honored to support this work." – a donor and long-time supporter.

  • “I joined myHealth’s Board of Directors because I wanted to volunteer locally and I believe that all young people should have access to quality health care, regardless of their ability to pay. Each month we have a different staff member attend our board meeting to share a bit about her role in the clinic. I am consistently awed by myHealth’s scope of work in our community. I am so proud to be a member of the Board of Directors for this great organization!” –Board Member
Classroom Education
  • “You were very inspiring and bring a good mood into the class. You can make people you barely know laugh, and still teach them. To me, that is amazing. I can tell you love doing what you do, and I hope you keep on doing it forever.” – Student

  • “The speakers answered questions before I even had to ask them, and made a topic that I thought would be awkward really entertaining and fun!” – Student

  • “I thought the speaker was exceptionally good. She kept everything real and told things how they were in real life. She was very fun and kept you interested while you were learning.” –Student

  • “My students really enjoyed the activities and learned so much from you, and we all appreciate your wonderful and warm demeanor as well.” – Teacher

  • “During parent conferences, I had a number of parents tell me that their children came home and talked about what they had learned from you. The parents showed a great appreciation for what you do.” – Teacher
Parent Education
  • “I especially liked the very relaxed and confident manner the speaker presented the info in.” – Parent

  • “A very open, honest approach to a tough topic” – Parent

  • “I have a myHealth parent educator speak to my groups every year. The parents love her and the presentation!” – ECFE coordinator
We'd love to hear your feedback. Please email us at info@myhealthmn.org.

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