Prevention and Wellness

February 20, 2019
Teddy Bear with Toothbrush

National Children’s Dental Health Month

Tooth decay is the most common chronic disease in children even though it is preventable. Developing good brushing habits at an early age and scheduling regular […]
February 14, 2019
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School-based Health Awareness Month 2019

School-Based Health Centers: Healing Super Heroes Every School Day! From the School-Based Health Alliance Every February, the school-based health care community celebrates National School-Based Health Care […]
October 19, 2018

It’s Pumpkin Season!

Did you know that you can eat all the parts of a pumpkin? Well, everything but the stem. The pumpkin flesh and skin are high in: […]
September 27, 2018

National Childhood Obesity Month

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. 1 in 6 children in the United States are obese – that is 17 percent! Children who are obese […]
September 21, 2018

Sleep and the School Year

The school year is new, and your children are likely still adjusting to the change in their schedule. Pencils, papers, clothing and shoes are ALL important […]
April 3, 2018

TALK, TEST, TREAT – Prevention is the Key to Health

April is Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Awareness Month. RAHS staff ensure that all aspects of health, including sexuality, prevention, screening, and treatment for STDs is a normal […]
February 27, 2018

National Nutrition Month

Did you know… March is National Nutrition Month! A whole month dedicated to putting nutrition in the forefront to help us all improve our health and […]
December 1, 2015

Year-Round Community Resources

These are only a few of the resources available in this community year-round. For more information on available programs, services, and resources, contact Nancy Thome, RAHS […]
November 17, 2015

Coordination of Care to Meet Your Needs

CARE COORDINATION SERVICES At our RAHS Health Centers, we try to work as a team to meet all of the care needs of a student. Sometimes, […]
November 8, 2015

Dinner Menu Planning

With the holidays approaching and families constantly on the move, having a dinner menu plan can help your family to eat healthier, skip fast food, and […]
October 16, 2015

Immunizations and Preventive Care

There has been a lot of news and social media coverage about immunizations. The UMHS Regional Alliance for Healthy Schools (RAHS) follows the American Academy of […]
October 8, 2015

Dialectical Behavior Therapy

RAHS Scarlett Middle School this past year piloted an exciting therapy group that incorporated actors from Wild Swan Theater. The project was funded through MDCH and […]
September 17, 2013

National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

Over the past four decades, the obesity rate in our nation’s children has risen at an alarming rate. Obesity puts our children at risk for Type […]
October 22, 2013

Red Ribbon Week 2013

The 2013 Red Ribbon Week Campaign, organized at Ypsilanti Community Middle School by the RAHS Health Center’s Prevention Program and Project SUCCESS students and Students Against […]
September 9, 2014

Grandparents as Parents

You pictured these years as a time you could slow down a little knowing that you worked so hard making a home, raising a family. But […]
October 7, 2014

Celebrate Red Ribbon Week

By: Patrice Barden, MSW Candidate & Shannon Hill, LMSW, CPS-M We may know what the color of certain ribbons symbolize (i.e. pink for breast cancer awareness), […]