Mental health

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 […]
July 9, 2013

Water Safety

Summer is here (finally!) and it’s time to think about safety around water! In the pool, at the beach, or in the bathtub, water can be […]
July 2, 2013

Summer Fun in Washtenaw County

During the summer there are lots of wonderful and fun things to do to! July is a great time to get outside, get moving, and try […]
June 19, 2013

Summer Safety Tips

After a long Michigan winter many of us are looking forward to enjoying the warm summer sunshine! Summer is a great time to get outdoors and enjoy […]
June 12, 2013

Avoid Distractions

As the school year comes to an end, we are all reminded of our accomplishments. We all have much to celebrate: successful school years, work accomplishments, […]
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 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 […]