Child and Adolescent Health Initiative

The Illinois School-Based Health Alliance       

Sponsored by the Child and Adolescent Health Initiative 
 
The Illinois School-Based Health Alliance (ISBHA) is a state-wide coailition working to ensure the health of all Illinois children and adolescents. Find more information and resources here.

Starting a School Health Center in Illinois

The ISBHA provides ongoing support for emerging school health centers across the state. Find resources to develop and implement a school health center here.

Youth Advocacy Day 

This annual event sponsored by EverThrive IL and the Illinois School-Based Health Alliance allows youth from across the state to meet legislators and advocate for improving adolescent health.

Find out more information here!

 

2017 Initiative Policy Priorities

ISBHA Annual Field Survey Report 

NEWS FROM THE Child and Adolescent Health Initiative

EverThrive Illinois has provided written testimony for the Illinois House Mental Health Committee Subject Matter Hearing on Mental Health in Schools. This testimony spoke specifically about the impact School Health Centers have on students and families. 

 

 

 

 

 

EVENTS FROM THE Child and Adolescent Health Initiative
Monday, October 2, 2017 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm, Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm, Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm, Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 8:30am to 11:30am

The ISBHA hosts Regional Meetings twice a year – in the fall and in the spring.

Regional Meetings are an opportunity for the school health center (SHC) field, both school-based and school-linked, to come together to network, learn from each other, and access resources.

All SHC staff and supporters of the SHC model are welcome and encouraged to attend. If you would like to learn more, please email the EverThrive IL Child & Adolescent Health Initiative.
 

RESOURCES FROM THE Child and Adolescent Health Initiative
 
The Child and Adolescent Health Initiative and partners offer regular webinars to educate advocates on resources, updates, and opportunities from the field. These webinars are free and open to the public, past webinars and materials are made available for the public and hosted by EverThrive IL. 
 

Upcoming Webinars

Check back for more on upcoming webinars!