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American School Health Association 

California healthy Kids Resource Center 

Center for Child and Family Health

The Center for Child and Family Health (CCFH) is a consortium of programs from Duke University Medical Center , the University of North Carolina Medical Center, and North Carolina Central University. It provides:

  • Medical evaluations for children who are suspected of being abused or neglected.
  • Mental health services for children and families.
  • Legal and family support services.
  • Educational/training services in the area of child abuse and neglect.

Center for Disease Control – Division of Adolescent School Health

Center for Health and Health Care in Schools

The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools (CHHCS) is a nonpartisan policy and program resource center located at The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services. It was established to explore ways to strengthen the well being of children and youth through effective health programs and health care services in schools.

Health, Mental Health and Safety Guidelines for Schools

These guidelines were developed by more than 300 health, education, and safety professionals from more than 30 different national organizations as well as by parents and other supporters. The two lead organizations are the American Academy of Pediatrics and the National Association of School Nurses.

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.

National Assembly on School-Based Health Care

The National Assembly on School-Based Health Care is a not-for-profit membership association whose mission is to nurture interdisciplinary school-based health care. Its vision is that schools and communities work together to ensure that all children and adolescents have access to health care.

National Coordinating Committee on School Health and Safety

The National Coordinating Committee on School Health and Safety (NCCSHS) was formed in 1994 by the Secretaries of the Department of Education (DOEd) and the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). Shortly following the creation of the NCCSHS, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) joined with the DOEd and the DHHS in its support. The NCCSHS was established in order to bring together Federal departments and national nongovernmental organizations in support of quality coordinated school health programs in our Nation's schools.

North Carolina Comprehensive School Health Training Center

The North Carolina Comprehensive School Health Training Center at Appalachian State University is committed to strengthening the quality of Health Education within a coordinated school health program. The Training Center provides programs throughout the state for teachers, nurses, counselors, nutritionists, administrators, and public health educators to reduce health-risk behaviors in children and adolescents.

School Nurse

This web site represents the online presence of School Health Alert, an independent, printed newsletter. Published monthly since 1986, it keeps school nurses and other interested health professionals up-to-date on the latest developments in student health services, health education and safe school environment.