We

believe

school-based

health

care

keeps

kids

and

teens

healthy,

learning,

and

thriving!

Welcome to the Oregon School-Based Health Alliance!

Our mission is to promote the health and academic success of children and youth through sustaining, strengthening,

and expanding school-based health centers.

School-Based Health

Sixty-eight certified school-based health centers currently operate in 20 Oregon counties.

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Events

Featured annual events include Awareness Day in February and our fall school health conference.

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Stories

SBHCs support student health and academic achievement. Our stories will help you understand why.

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Support OSBHA

Your donations and memberships are essential forms of support for us and the SBHC field!

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From Our Blogs

We've started asking young people about their experiences with school-based health centers around the state and we're finding some amazing stories. Below we feature two perspectives. Mandy from David Douglas High School and C.C.J. from Pendleton High School share, in their own words, some powerful stories about health and SBHCs. Mandy is a senior at David Douglas High School in
On February 26, I woke up, hopped into my white 1986 Cabriolet, and drove from my home in Portland, Oregon, to the state’s capital, Salem, for Awareness Day 2015. The capitol building was sleepy when I arrived—I was alone as I made my way up the marble steps into the building. Downstairs in Room 50, the largest rentable space in the building, the Youth Action Council of the Oregon
In February 2015, the School-Based Health Alliance (SBHA) convened leaders from 16 state affiliate organizations in Washington, DC to create an 18-month joint affiliate-national action plan to drive SBHC development across the country. The Oregon School-Based Health Alliance participated in the meeting along with West Coast partners from California and Washington. While visiting, state
The Oregon School-Based Health Alliance’s (OSBHA) 2015 SBHC Awareness Day on February 26, 2015 was a resounding success and the largest event of its kind supporting the state’s school-based health centers and stimulating youth leadership, advocacy, and civic engagement. More than 125 youth and adult advocates from five counties traveled to the state’s capitol in Salem to