November SBHC Community of Practice Call

Consent & Confidentiality in School-Based Health Care Washington SBHC Community of Practice Call Wed, November 13, 9:00-10:30am With a number of new school-based health centers opening across the state this fall, and questions rolling in about how to navigate consent and confidentiality, we thought it would be helpful and timely to revisit this topic in…

Vaping Talking Points from DOH

As of October 1, 2019 the Washington State Department of Health has released Vaping Associated Lung Injury Talking Points. These include key health and safety messages; recommendations for the public; and current updates on local and national investigations. Related, the Youth Marijuana Prevention and Education Program (YMPEP) has announced the 2019 Youth-Led Community Mini-Grants, which close on…

Overdose update: Recent increase in overdose deaths linked to fentanyl-laced pills and powders

Crossposted from the Public Health Insider Recent increases in King County overdose deaths, driven primarily by fentanyl found in illicit pills and powders, are prompting new outreach to alert people to the risks of illicit drug use. Ongoing monitoring by Public Health — Seattle & King County using King County Medical Examiner’s Office data has…

New Dating Matters Toolkit Is Available to All Communities

Crossposted from CDC Now available! CDC’s comprehensive teen dating violence prevention model Explore the new Dating Matters Toolkit and learn how Dating Matters can help your community prevent teen dating violence before it starts. Dating Matters®: Strategies to Promote Healthy Teen Relationships includes prevention strategies for individuals, peers, families, schools, and neighborhoods. It focuses on…

The Impact of School-Based Health Centers

Crosspost from Neighborcare SAVE THE DATE! Wednesday, November 6 8:30 – 11:00 am Join us on November 6 for Neighborcare Health Presents: The Impact of School-Based Health Centers to learn about school-based health and how providing care inside schools can better serve students and increase graduation rates. Speakers will address current funding models, discuss health outcomes,…

Now Accepting Abstracts for 2020 National Health Care Convention

The School-Based Health Alliance and the Colorado Association for School-Based Health Care seek experts to present at the 2020 National School-Based Health Care Convention in Denver, CO, on June 23-25. As the premier national gathering for the school-based health care field, the National School-Based Health Care Convention is an opportunity to connect with hundreds of…