Health

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 […]
May 5, 2015

New Partnership – RAHS and UMHS Ypsilanti Pediatric and Family Medicine Health Centers

RAHS is pleased to announce a great partnership between RAHS health centers and University of Michigan Ypsilanti Pediatric and Family Medicine Health Centers. Dr. Maggie Riley, […]
April 28, 2015

Spring means Asthma?

For many people Spring is a mixed blessing. If you have Asthma you are more likely to also have Seasonal Allergies. The budding trees, the flower […]
April 21, 2015

Ypsilanti’s MOST Campaign

According to the 2013-2014 Ypsilanti Communities that Care (CTC) survey results, most middle school students do not drink alcohol, use marijuana, or abuse prescription drugs. This […]
April 7, 2015

Confidential Healthcare: What Services Do Teens Have the Right to Receive without a Parent’s Permission?

Teens and young adults need specialized medical care and a provider with whom they can discuss anything, from normal body growth and development, illness, preventive care, […]
March 31, 2015

Immunizations and Preventive Care

Recently there has been a lot of media coverage about immunizations and the prevention of measles. The UMHS Regional Alliance for Healthy Schools follows the American Academy […]
March 24, 2015

Typical or Troubled

Do you ever wonder whether your teen’s emotions or behavior are just normal teen behavior or are indicative of something more concerning? The American Psychiatric Foundation […]
March 17, 2015

Community Eye Clinic at RAHS Ypsilanti Community High School

On Tuesday, February 17, 2015, at 9 AM, the UMHS Regional Alliance for Healthy Schools (RAHS) celebrated the culmination of a goal set years ago with […]
March 3, 2015

The Whole Tooth

Did you know that February was Children’s Dental Health Month? I’m a big lover of puns, and this “whole tooth” is a good one! Let’s drill […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]