Michigan

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 […]
February 24, 2015

Children’s Dental Health Month

By: Christine Kleinheksel What you eat matters!  The American Dental Association recommends that parents and children avoid these top seven foods to improve help improve their […]
February 3, 2015

Winter Health and Wellness

By: Jamie Kakos, MSW Candidate & Shannon Hill, LMSW, CPS-M The snow is falling, and temperatures are dropping. It is important to stay healthy during these […]
January 27, 2015

Making New Years Resolutions Work

It is a month into the New Year and it is time to check in with our New Year’s resolutions. A common sentiment amongst resolution makers […]
January 16, 2015

Celebrate Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

On Monday, January 19th, we will celebrate the Birthday of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. King, the foremost leader of the American Civil Rights […]
December 23, 2014

Happy and Healthy 2015!

The end of 2014 is upon us with the holidays and many a-gathering to attend! I often find myself reflecting on the past year around this […]
October 16, 2014

Bullying and Prevention Awareness Month

By: Shelby Sauer, MSW Candidate & Shannon Hill, LMSW, CPS-M Bullying. Defined as unwanted, aggressive behavior among school-aged children that involves a real or perceived power […]
October 7, 2014

Celebrate Red Ribbon Week

By: Patrice Barden, MSW Candidate & Shannon Hill, LMSW, CPS-M We may know what the color of certain ribbons symbolize (i.e. pink for breast cancer awareness), […]
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 […]
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 […]
December 31, 2013

Blue Holidays? No Way!

The holidays are upon us!  Here comes a time of reunions, lots of delicious food, family and friends, laughter, and…that extra 10lbs, credit card debt, and […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]