Posts Tagged ‘School Wellness’

Pre-Conference Feature: Mental Health First Aid: I’m Not a Clinician, How Can I Help?

May 4, 2016

Sometimes, first aid isn’t a bandage, or CPR, or the Heimlich, or calling 911. Sometimes, first aid is you! A young person you know could be experiencing a mental health crisis. You can help them. You are more likely to encounter someone in an emotional or mental crisis than someone...

Mapping Tool: How Can A Researcher Use the Tool?

January 22, 2016

The Alliance’s Children’s Health and Education Mapping Tool is a powerful resource that anyone can use! In the video below, we use the tool from the perspective of a researcher who wants to take a deeper look at counties in California that are under-performing relative to the national average on...

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...

Grant and Funding Opportunities

October 22, 2015

Our staff has collected a list of open grant opportunities that may be of interest to the school-based health care field. $649 Million in Funding Available for Programs That Address Children’s Mental Health and Substance Use The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) will award up to...

What is a School-Based Health Center?

October 7, 2015

(This article was originally published on July 24, 2014. It has been updated to include our core competencies.) By John Schlitt, President, School-Based Health Alliance I’ve fielded this simple question many times—but the answer has never fully satisfied me, no matter my response. For years, Linda Juszczak, who knew a...

Become a Member Today!

October 2, 2015

Join us as we move toward MORE and GREAT school-based health centers (SBHCs)! The School-Based Health Alliance is unique. No other organization brings you insights about SBHCs, the people they serve, and the individuals who work in them like we do. Soon, the National Quality Initiative that we are...

Get the Help You Need Quickly by Using Our Technical Assistance Form

September 24, 2015

The School-Based Health Alliance is the leading national provider of technical assistance and training for the school-based health care field. Our staff have expertise in the areas that matter to school-based health centers (SBHCs), such as billing, sustainability, population health, marketing, and policy. Whether you’re new to the school-based...