Ypsilanti Community High School

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 8, 2015

Preparing for Change

The summer is long and, hopefully, it was a lot of fun! Your child or adolescent has probably been sleeping in, and doing a lot of […]
June 2, 2015

Adolescent Centered Environments

“I kind of felt disrespected.” … ”I felt like they were babying me.” … “My doctor assumes [things] sometimes, and it’s kind of awkward. She talks […]
May 19, 2015

Healthy Life Balance & Managing Stress

Just as it is important to eat a balanced diet, our minds and bodies benefit from a balanced lifestyle. Teenagers, as well as adults, have so […]
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 8, 2013

Health Literacy Awareness Month: What is the relationship between reading and health?

What is Health Literacy? The National Patient Safety Foundation defines Health Literacy as the ability to read, understand and act on health information. It is a […]
January 16, 2015

Celebrate Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

On Monday, January 19th, we will celebrate the Birthday of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. King, the foremost leader of the American Civil Rights […]
February 3, 2015

Winter Health and Wellness

By: Jamie Kakos, MSW Candidate & Shannon Hill, LMSW, CPS-M The snow is falling, and temperatures are dropping. It is important to stay healthy during these […]