May is Mental Health Awareness Month!

As providers and staff in schools, you are oftentimes positioned to best recognize mental health concerns in your students and connect them to services. But in addition to recognizing and addressing mental health, you also play a huge role in promoting mental wellbeing and resilience among your students. For all the roles that you play from prevention to treatment,…

Vaccinate Before You Graduate!

It’s nearing the end of the school year and many of our high school clients are heading off on new professional and academic endeavors. Help ensure that along with their diploma, they leave school with all the recommended vaccines. It’s easy as 1-2-3! Adolescents should graduate high school with: ONE booster of Tdap vaccine (whooping cough protection)…

Seattle’s Police Chief Visits Interagency SBHC

On Thursday, April 19, 2018, Interagency Academy’s School-Based Health Center (SBHC) welcomed interim Seattle Police Chief, Carmen Best. Staff from Public Health–Seattle & King County, sponsor agency Kaiser Permanente, and Seattle Public Schools (including Principal, Kaaren Andrews) led Chief Best on a tour and introduced her to clinic services. An enthusiastic thank you to the school and clinic staff…