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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
September 9, 2014

Grandparents as Parents

You pictured these years as a time you could slow down a little knowing that you worked so hard making a home, raising a family. But […]