Posts Tagged ‘SBHC Stories’

Peer Health Exchange Announces SBHC Tours

February 11, 2016

By Anna Burns, Outreach and Engagement Associate, School-Based Health Alliance January 4, 2016 Peer Health Exchange (PHE) has an elegant solution for encouraging students to seek out services in their SBHC—and it’s already demonstrating success. We recently spoke with Louisa Brown, Director of Communications for Peer Health Exchange. She...

SBHC Story: Elev8ing School and Community Health in New Mexico

December 3, 2015

This story comes from a submission to our #BacktoSchool contest in August. We’ll post similar stories over the next several months. At Grant and Wilson Middle Schools in Albuquerque, NM, 68-82% of the students live in poverty, depending on which neighborhood they reside. It draws from one of the...

SBHC Story: Trauma-Informed Care in Connecticut

November 16, 2015

This story comes from a submission to our #BacktoSchool contest in August. We’ll post similar stories over the next several months. Connecticut has made tremendous strides in the last several years to provide trauma-informed mental health care in its school-based health centers, (SBHCs) especially after the Sandy Hook tragedy....

SBHC Story: “Longest Day of Play” in Kentucky

November 9, 2015

This story comes from a submission to our #BacktoSchool contest in August. We’ll post similar stories over the next several months. Focusing on the students they serve, the Healthy Kids Clinic in Kentucky participated in the “Longest Day of Play” at Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery on Saturday, June...

Future Smiles Brings Students Access to Oral Health Care in Nevada

September 23, 2015

By Terri Chandler RDH, Founder and Executive Director, Future Smiles I am the executive director of Future Smiles, a school-based oral health care program in Clark County, Nevada—the fifth largest school district in the country. And it’s still growing, which explains why certain resources, such as teachers, services, and...

SBHC Story: SBHCs Are There for Emergency Care

September 11, 2015

We received more than 25 submissions from school-based health centers (SBHCs) all over the country for our back-to-school story contest in August! The stories varied from informative to positive to heartfelt. We will continue to share these important stories in the coming weeks and months. Our latest story comes from South...

Back-to-School Story Contest Raffle Winner

September 3, 2015

A huge thank you to everyone who submitted an entry to our Back-to-School Story Contest! We received stories, videos, and photos from all over the country. It is inspiring to see the huge impact school-based health care field is having across the nation. The winner of our raffle a...

Last Week to Submit Back-to-School SBHC Stories!

August 27, 2015

During the month of August, the School-Based Health Alliance is accepting stories, high resolution photos, and videos that showcase different aspects of school-based health centers (SBHCs). We’ve already received lots of submissions, but we want to hear from everyone! All submissions will enter a raffle to win a $100...

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is Accepting Applications for its $25,000 Culture of Health Prize

August 19, 2015

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) is accepting applications for its 2016 Culture of Health Prize. This prize recognizes and honors communities that are taking action to promote better health. The ten winning communities will receive a $25,000 cash prize and have their stories shared by RWJF. Applications are...

Back-to-School Story Contest

August 6, 2015

All across the country school-based health centers (SBHCs) are preparing to open their doors for the new school year. As we get ready, let’s inspire one another by sharing stories of your recent successes! Best of all, by submitting a story you will be entered into a raffle to...