Mental Health Resources to Share with Parents/Caregivers

Seattle Children’s is offering the following class for families who are seeking mental and behavioral health services for children or youth under 18 and who are not familiar with the mental health system in Washington state. Please share with your networks and the parents/caregivers you serve. Learn more here. Finding Mental Health Care in Washington…

Best Starts Announces Funding for School Based Health Centers 

Crossposted from Best Starts Blog Children and young people have better health outcomes and overall well-being when they can routinely access care for their mental, behavioral, emotional and physical health. One way Best Starts is working to reduce barriers for young people to accessing health services is by funding School Based Health Centers (SBHC).   These…

Best Starts Hosting Third Quarter Virtual Open House June 29 

Crossposted from Best Starts for Kids Best Starts for Kids is hosting a virtual Open House June 29 for BSK Champions, existing and potential community partners, to learn more about upcoming funding opportunities.  At Best Starts we recognize that to build programs that support thriving families, babies, children, and young people, we must build our work in…

Nova Wellness Center Welcomes PHSKC Team

The Wellness Center at Nova High School opened early in the COVID-19 pandemic and in spite of the many challenges this posed, they have built a center that is deeply integrated with the Nova community. Operated by Country Doctor Community Health Centers, the clinic space and services were design in tandem with student leaders and…

Young people speaking up about mental health: George Olebar 

Crossposted from Best Starts Blog In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, we want to share a story featuring a young person who is 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 of…

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…

Webinar June 7, 2022: Relationship between School-Based Health Center Utilization and Educational Outcomes in Seattle Public Schools

Crossposted from the Washington School-Based Health Alliance UPCOMING WEBINAR: Relationship between School-Based Health Center Utilization and Educational Outcomes in Seattle Public Schools WHEN:  Tuesday, June 7, 2022, noon-1pm PT REGISTER HERE SESSION DESCRIPTION: This presentation will cover the results of a recent study regarding patterns of school-based health center service utilization (e.g. medical and mental…