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…

Additional Marijuana and Vaping Resources

Community partners and providers working in school-based health may be interested in the following resources: Youth Empowerment Policy Systems & Environment Prevention Mini-grants Access to these resources can be provided by contacting Erin James with King County’s Department of Community and Human Services: Youth leadership toolkits for adults who work with youth clubs and prevention groups Marijuana…

Free Vaccines for Kids in Kent

Kent School District and Public Health are offering free vaccinations for all kids age 18 and under on Thursday, October 17 at Kent Meridian High School from 4-8 pm. This is open to all families from all school districts. All the vaccinations required by schools will be offered for free, and they will also have…

Feeling “Ghosted” No More

Crossposted from Kaiser Permanente Thriving Schools New educational theatre production helps bring the mental health challenges that many young people deal with out into the open. Note from the editor: Ghosted will be presented at the following King County Schools in Fall/Winter 2019: Rainier Beach High School (Seattle) – November 6-7, 2019 Franklin High School…