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 and how to support the 2017 Advocacy Day here!

 

2017 Initiative Policy Priorities

ISBHA Annual Field Survey Report 

NEWS FROM THE Child and Adolescent Health Initiative

EverThrive IL is partnering this spring with Chicago Coalition for the Homeless on HB3709 - Removing Barriers to Counseling Services for At-Risk Youth. This bill increases the access to mental health services for Illinois youth and allows providers to use their best judgement when continuing to serve these individuals. 

EVENTS FROM THE Child and Adolescent Health Initiative
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm, Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm, Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm, Friday, June 16, 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!