Health

May 28, 2013

Project VOICE – Building Leaders for Change in Michigan Communities

RAHS Youth Advisory Councils from Scarlett Middle, Willow Run High, and Ypsilanti High participated in SCHA-MI’s 4th annual Project Voice: A Dynamic Approach to Youth Empowerment […]
May 7, 2013

Allergies and Asthma

May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) declares May as the official month for awareness because of […]
April 16, 2013

Lauren’s Story

Lauren is a 16 year old who began coming to the RAHS clinic to participate in the Mood and Movement group.  She initially reported being interested […]
April 4, 2013

Get Yourself Tested

April is Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Awareness Month and that means the annual Get Yourself Tested (GYT) campaign is in full swing. This national campaign is […]
March 19, 2013

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

What is Sexual Assault? If you get your information from TV shows, you may be puzzled about what Sexual Assault (SA) is and what it is […]
February 20, 2013

Spring Clean Your Health!

Spring is almost here, and spring cleaning is something many start to anticipate. How about spring cleaning your health? Here are 5 tips to jump start […]
February 5, 2013

Nutrition and Your Heart

February is American Heart Month and March is National Nutrition Month, meaning this is the perfect time to focus on eating healthier for your heart. Below […]
January 22, 2013

Did you know February is School-Based Health Center Awareness Month?

What exactly is a School-Based Health Center? A school-based health center is, literally, a full-service medical center located in a school building. They are a major […]
January 8, 2013

From the Director – A New Chapter

It is with mixed emotions that I share with you that I will be leaving my UMHS position as Director of the Regional Alliance for Healthy […]
December 21, 2012

Holidays + Stress = ?

What Is Stress and How Does it Work? Stress is a feeling of pressure or tension that’s created when we react to the events around us. […]
December 4, 2012

What is a Nurse Practitioner?

The mission of the Regional Alliance for Health Schools (RAHS) is to provide school-based health programs and clinical services that improve the well-being of students, their […]
November 20, 2012

Universal Children’s Day

“We were all children once. And we all share the desire for the well-being of our children, which has always been and will continue to be […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]