Portland, Oregon – The Oregon School-Based Health Alliance (OSBHA) will partner with Kaiser Permanente to proactively strengthen school-based health center (SBHC) services in Lane County, Oregon.
As Kaiser Permanente plans to open new medical and dental clinics in Lane County in 2016, the organization is supporting a range of local efforts, including the expansion of
Legislative successes for SBHCs
Sine die, the official end of the 2015 legislative session was Monday, July 6. As the membership organization and nonprofit advocate for school-based health centers (SBHCs) in Oregon, OSBHA worked hard throughout the session to increase funding for SBHCs, and we were rewarded for our effort!
Senate Bill 5507 is a large budget bill, sometimes referred
Our Statewide Youth Action Council (SYAC) used a Participatory Action Research model to examine barriers to mental health services for young people. Working diligently since February of this year using curriculum from the Oregon Health Authority, the SYAC completed surveys and key informant interviews to highlight the need for mental health services and access in the metro area. The
The Oregon School-Based Health Alliance (OSBHA) is pleased to announce the selection of Laurie Hoyt Huffman as the organization’s next executive director. Huffman joins OSBHA with enthusiasm for integrated health care and how the school-based health center (SBHC) model offers improved access to care and tremendous potential to positively impact health and education outcomes for young people