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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 […]
November 8, 2012

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

The American Diabetes Association works to prevent, treat, and cure diabetes by providing educational materials and resources, promoting awareness, and advocating on behalf of diabetic patients. […]
October 30, 2012

Inspire Others – Be a Role Model!

“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can […]
October 16, 2012

SADD and Red Ribbon Week 2012

The last week of October is most often thought of as Halloween week, but here at Ypsilanti Middle School (YMS), October 23-31, 2012 also honors and […]
October 2, 2012

Get Down with Being an Upstander!

Statistics show that 1 in 6 students are regularly bullied in school, but that 1 in 3 students have been bullied. Bullying is tragically commonplace across […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]