Remote Assessment and Treatment via Telemedicine Combined With Onsite Case Management Enhance Access to Mental Health Services for Low-Income and Minority Students
In collaboration with several community partners, the University of Texas Medical Branch provides remote mental health assessment and treatment services via videoconferencing technology and onsite case management to low-income, minority, and other students and parents in seven school-based primary care clinics in the Galveston Independent School District.
Culturally Appropriate, School-Based Education and Support Reduces Likelihood That Latino Teens Will Engage in Risky Sexual Behaviors
A high school–based program provides culturally appropriate education and follow up support to Latino teenagers, leading to reduced likelihood of engaging in risky sexual behaviors.
Inner-City School Health Center's Comprehensive Reproductive Health Services: Enhancing Access to Screening for Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Prenatal Care, and Contraception
School-based health centers provide comprehensive reproductive and sexual health services to inner-city public school students, leading to enhanced access to contraception, prenatal care, and screening and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases.
In-School, Portable Clinic Brings Comprehensive Dental Care to Impoverished Hispanic Children
A portable clinic uses specially designed equipment to bring full-service dental care to elementary schools serving impoverished, immigrant, and uninsured children.
School-Based Transition Program Connecting High-Risk Adolescents to Mental Health and Support Services Improves Academic and Familial Functioning
The Brookline Resilient Youth Team assists teenagers and their families who have recently experienced serious emotional disorders, medical issues, substance abuse, and/or other problems.
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Surgeon General's Call to Action to Prevent and Reduce Underage Drinking: A Guide to Action for Educators
This guide provides educators and other school personnel with steps they can take to stop underage drinking.
Smoking Cessation Public Service Announcements With National Football League Hall of Famer Darrell Green
In these four 30-second public service announcements, Darrell Green (formerly of the Washington Redskins) talks with third-grade students about the effects of smoking and secondhand smoke and reasons to quit.
KidsWalk-to-School: A Guide to Promote Walking to School
This guide teaches communities how to organize and implement the KidsWalk-to-School program, which aims to get children to walk and bicycle to and from school in groups accompanied by adults.
Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention: Solving the Weight of the Nation
This report provides recommendations, strategies, and action steps for implementation by policymakers and others to help combat and prevent obesity.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of Adolescent and School Health: Sexual Risk Behavior Publications and Resources
This Web site offers resources to support HIV and sexually transmitted diseases prevention programs in schools.