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A Call for State Action to Address the Youth Mental Health Crisis

New policy recommendations call on state government leaders to recognize the urgency of the youth mental health crisis and the role state agencies can play in addressing student mental health needs.  “State Policy Opportunities: Advancing Comprehensive School Mental Health Systems to Support Students,” developed by Healthy Schools Campaign (HSC) and Mental Health America (MHA), identifies …

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Announcing Project REACH (Realizing Excellence through Academics and Careers in Health)

https://youtu.be/-vfMbjssWnI The NBA Foundation is a non-profit organization established and initially funded by all 30 NBA teams that focuses on driving economic opportunity and empowerment in the Black community. August is Black Philanthropy Month, and as we acknowledge, honor and celebrate giving and funding equity, the School-Based Health Alliance thanks the NBA Foundation for its …

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School-Based Health Alliance Statement on Dobbs vs. Jackson Women’s Health Organization

We are deeply concerned about the recent Supreme Court ruling, Dobbs vs. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, and its impact on the school-based health care field. This decision, and the subsequent “trigger laws” enacted by nearly half of the states to effectively ban abortion, will create a climate of fear and anxiety for many women, adolescents, …

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UNCF HEALTHCARE WORKFORCE DIVERSITY PROGRAM

The AbbVie Foundation is the founding partner of the UNCF Healthcare Workforce Diversity Program, a comprehensive HBCU (historically black colleges and universities) healthcare professionals pipeline program preparing and motivating Black individuals to pursue a wide variety of careers in healthcare. If you are pursuing a certification or a 2-year associates degree in healthcare-related STEM fields …

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Champions for School Health Vaccination Challenge – Time to Register!

The Champions for School Health Vaccination Challenge will build upon the relational strength of IEL’s Coalition for Community Schools with the financial support of Kaiser Permanente. Challenge participants will share weekly how they will start, share, and/or scale COVID-19 vaccination efforts for school-age children that: Increase COVID vaccine confidence Increase vaccine uptake Increase vaccine equity …

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