Health

April 1, 2014

SADD Bullying Prevention Campaign

On March 27th, Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) members at Ypsilanti Community Middle School (YCMS) offered an inspiring and educational movie lunch-in on the topic of […]
December 31, 2013

Blue Holidays? No Way!

The holidays are upon us!  Here comes a time of reunions, lots of delicious food, family and friends, laughter, and…that extra 10lbs, credit card debt, and […]
December 3, 2013

Winter is Coming!

As winter approaches, there are many things we can do to ensure that we all stay happy and healthy! Many people spend time outdoors in the […]
November 20, 2013

It’s Universal Children’s Day!

What is Universal Children’s Day? In 1954, Universal Children’s Day was established by UNICEF to celebrate children globally, promote child welfare, and encourage international togetherness. Universal […]
October 31, 2013

Have a Safe and Happy Halloween!

The sidewalks and streets will soon be filled with ghosts, ghouls, and goblins! Halloween brings out the kid in all of us. Before you head out […]
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 […]
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 […]
October 1, 2013

Community Programs & Services – 2013 Accomplishments

“Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome.” Booker […]
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 […]
August 20, 2013

End of Summer Self-Care: Sleep & Nutrition

While the end of break quickly approaches, along with the dread of 6:00am alarm clocks going off, it is good to take a moment and focus […]
August 6, 2013

How Much Do You Know About Sunscreen?

Yes, here is yet another post about sunscreen despite this fall-like weather we’re having here in Michigan! Millions of Americans rely on sunscreen for protection from […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]