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…

Job posting: School-Based Clinic Administrator at Nova High School, Country Doctor Community Health Centers

Country Doctor Community Health Centers (CDCHC) is hiring a passionate and mission-driven Clinic Administrator that will be responsible for the overall coordination and administration of the School-Based Wellness Center at Nova High School. Nova is an Alternative Learning Experience school authorized by the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction. Nova is non-graded and offers…

May 25 from 6-8pm: Virtual Mental Health Supports Event

The South King Emotional Wellness League (SKEWL) is excited to have their virtual 1-1 mental health supports this month on May 25th from 6-8pm! Drop in to see a provider for free! Open to all community members, SKEWL’s providers are energy workers, Spanish speaking, BIPOC, Black men/women/femmes, LGBTQ competent and so much more! Click here…

Webinars June 2 & 9, 2022: School climate as prevention: supporting student health, safety, and well-being through a positive and racially equitable school culture

Crossposted from the Washington School-Based Health Alliance. The Washington School-Based Health Alliance and Public Health–Seattle & King County are pleased to welcome back Dr. Kenneth V. Hardy, Ph.D., to lead a two-part webinar series in June for the school-based health field in Washington: School climate as prevention:  supporting student health, safety, and well-being through a positive…

SBHA launches the 2022 Census of SBHCs

Crossposted from the National School-Based Health Alliance The School-Based Health Alliance (SBHA), in partnership with researchers from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), invites the entire school-based health care field to complete the 2022 Census of SBHCs! The information will provide us with the most accurate picture of the current status of SBHCs across…

It Starts with You(th): SBHA Youth Participatory Action Research

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). Crossposted from the National School Based Health Alliance The National School-Based Health Alliance Youth Advisory Council is conducting a survey on self-efficacy as a part…

New Funding Opportunity from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)

Crossposted from the King County Department of Community and Human Services The King County Department of Community and Human Services is now accepting applications to fund organizations to provide behavioral health services in King County. This program will provide behavioral health services to youth and communities disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 public health emergency within King County…