Good Works: PATCH provides opportunities for young people to provide input on health care practices and policies

Delanie Johnson La Crosse Community Foundation PATCH believes that health care practices, programs and policies should be developed with young people rather than just for them. After all, who could be better than teenagers at providing insight into teenagers’ needs and wants? PATCH, which stands for Providers and Teens Communicating for Health, has been a part of La Crosse County since 2018. It works directly with young people, called educators and teen advocates, to ensure their voices are included in decisions that affect them, with l The ultimate goal being…

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