Funding Opportunity: Implementation Grants for Vaccine Uptake and Confidence

The National Association of School Nurses (NASN) in collaboration with the Institute of Educational Leadership (IEL) and with generous support from Kaiser Permanente, is pleased to announce the second Champions for School Health funding opportunity for projects designed to increase access to and confidence in the pediatric COVID-19 vaccine and school-required vaccines, particularly in under-resourced communities. …

Complete the 2022 Census Today!

It’s that time again! The National School-Based Health Alliance (SBHA) has launched is 2022 Census. SBHA invites every school-based or school-linked health center, mobile health, and telemedicine program in the nation to participate! Learn more about the census. Click here to complete your 2022 census of SBHCs.

Registration now open: 2022 Conference on Adolescent Health

Crossposted from the Adolescent Health Initiative The Annual Conference on Adolescent Health brings together an interdisciplinary community of health care professionals to share research and best practices aimed at improving adolescent-centered care. Each year, the event hosts over 450 attendees from nearly all 50 states and a growing international community. The fully virtual event in 2021…

Young people speaking up about mental health: Adar Abdi

Crossposted from Best Starts for Kids To honor BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month, we are featuring a story from a young person who explores the impacts of mental health challenges and the public health crisis of systemic racism.   Across our region and country, young people are navigating the ramifications of racism and the pandemic that…

Mental Health Resources to Share with Parents/Caregivers

Seattle Children’s is offering the following class for families who are seeking mental and behavioral health services for children or youth under 18 and who are not familiar with the mental health system in Washington state. Please share with your networks and the parents/caregivers you serve. Learn more here. Finding Mental Health Care in Washington…

Best Starts Hosting Third Quarter Virtual Open House June 29 

Crossposted from Best Starts for Kids Best Starts for Kids is hosting a virtual Open House June 29 for BSK Champions, existing and potential community partners, to learn more about upcoming funding opportunities.  At Best Starts we recognize that to build programs that support thriving families, babies, children, and young people, we must build our work in…

Nova Wellness Center Welcomes PHSKC Team

The Wellness Center at Nova High School opened early in the COVID-19 pandemic and in spite of the many challenges this posed, they have built a center that is deeply integrated with the Nova community. Operated by Country Doctor Community Health Centers, the clinic space and services were design in tandem with student leaders and…

Young people speaking up about mental health: George Olebar 

Crossposted from Best Starts Blog In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, we want to share a story featuring a young person who is living through a disruptive pandemic and highlight upcoming events and resources to support your mental and emotional health beyond May.  Locally and nationally, young people are experiencing wide ranging impacts of…

Young people speaking up about mental health: Heena Vahora 

Crossposted from the Best Starts Blog May is Mental Health Awareness Month! we’re grateful to feature stories from young people this week who have been living through a disruptive pandemic and highlight upcoming events and resources to support your mental and emotional health beyond May. Locally and nationally, young people are experiencing wide ranging impacts…