It Starts with You(th): Engaging Youth in Deeper Conversation Around Mental Health and Suicide

In an effort to highlight new and creative ways school-based health staff are engaging youth in conversations around health and well-being, we are starting a series called It Starts with You(th). Kaiser Permanente Thriving Schools has partnered with Seattle Children’s Theatre (SCT) to produce Ghosted, a “new educational theatre production [that brings] the mental health…

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…

Fentanyl Warning Materials

Public Health – Seattle & King County has created materials to raise awareness about the recent increase in overdose believed to be linked to fake opioid pills containing fentanyl, including: Posters that can be displayed in settings frequented by persons potentially at risk Postcards that can be distributed to persons potentially at risk Information for…

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…