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By G. Fathima Lye, Former SBHA YAC member and Youth Development Intern  “What if my thoughts didn’t have to go so far? What if I could’ve managed my emotions better? …

Description:  The stigma on mental health, specifically within a school setting, aids in the already challenging task of treating common mental health needs among adolescents. Led by the School-Based Health Alliance’s …

by Lane Shaffer, Youth Organizer, Multnomah Youth Commission My name is Lane Shaffer and I’m a youth organizer from Portland, OR. I’m super invested in equitable transit access and ensuring …

Date: Feb 22, 2021  Author: Baila Salifou, Youth Advisory Council member  Content:  By Baila Salifou, Youth Advisory Council member  Baila is a freshman at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. …

By Melissa Akers, Program Manager, School-Based Health Alliance When we launched our inaugural Youth Advisory Council in 2013, I didn’t know what to expect. This was the strongest step the …

Youth obesity rates are trending upwards. The impact of this epidemic has a direct effect on kids and teens, their academic success, and the communities they live in. Join the …