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)…

New Resources for Tobacco Cessation

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have recently released resources for school-based staff that may be of interest to you and your colleagues. The first is an infographic (see below; click to enlarge) for teachers and parents about risks of USB-shaped e-cigarettes for young people. The second is a fact sheet that summarizes…

DOH Launches “You Can” Marijuana Prevention and Education Campaign

Crossposted from the Washington State Department of Health newsletter. On Monday, April 9, 2018 the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) is launching a statewide campaign, You Can, the next evolution of Listen2YourSelfie – DOH’s first Marijuana Prevention and Education Program to educate youth about the health effects and consequences of using marijuana. The new…

Free Webinar Series – Using Trauma-informed care to identify and support at-risk students

Interested in learning more about how to apply a trauma-informed lens to working with and supporting at-risk students? Join this FREE four-part webinar series led by Dr. Allison Sampson-Jackson, PhD, LCSW, LICSW, CSTOP. Webinars will be held during the months of April and May 2018 from noon-1pm Pacific Standard Time. April 10, 2018 – Recognizing…