Branches of North Carolina State Government

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North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services 

Children and Youth Branch, Women's and Children's Health, Div. of Public Health 

Child and Family Services, Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services

North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

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Division of School Improvement

Exceptional Children Division

NC Healthy Schools

NC Healthy Schools focuses on improving the health of students and staff by providing coordination and resources in eight component areas of school health. They are 1) Health Education, 2) Safe Environment, 3) Mental and Social Health, 4) Staff Wellness, 5) Health Services, 6) Nutrition Services, 7) Physical Education, and 8) Family Involvement.

Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

Rising Achievement and Closing Gaps