By Emma Bittar, Youth Advisory Council Member Emma Bittar is a college freshman at Tufts University from Bradenton, Florida. She believes that youth have the fundamental right to live their happiest and healthiest lives through equal access to education and healthcare services. Growing up in Florida has allowed me to appreciate
In celebration of National School Nurse Day and National Nurses Month, the School-Based Health Alliance and the National Association of School Nurses are releasing the following statement: “School Nursing & School-Based Centers Working Together for Student Success.” A big shout out to school nurses, school-based health center nurses, and all nurses
SBHA partners with COVID Collaborative, Harvard’s Safra Center, Brown School of Public Health, and New America to produce new resources on Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) in schools
This school year has been a crash course in flexibility and adaptation. After pivoting to online learning early in the pandemic, schools and districts have had to integrate infection prevention and control measures to enable in-person instruction while protecting the health and safety of students and staff. COVID Collaborative, the
The School-Based Health Alliance invites you to join us for our virtual speaker series on school-based SBIRT (screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment). The series will feature practitioners, researchers, and experts in the field of youth substance use who will discuss the value of the SBIRT model and possibilities
The School-Based Health Alliance (SBHA) distributed an online survey to learn how school-based health centers (SBHCs) across the country have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
By Brooklyn Waller, Youth Advisory Council member. Brooklyn is a freshman at the University of Arkansas. She advocates for those without access to health care and for students to take advantage of their local school-based health centers. The following reflects Brooklyn’s lived experiences, thoughts, and opinions.