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

Our 15 for 15 campaign is live and your support is essential to our success.

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From Our Blogs

Contributed by Alyssa Rust Honoring a Legacy and Advancing a Future outlines 25 years, from 1985-2010, of Oregon’s School-Based Health Center (SBHC) history and their ability to build access to health care for children. The summary below provides highlights from the report.   A Look Back The SBHC movement first began in the late 1960s with centers opening in Massachusetts and
Patient-Centered Primary Care Homes (PCPCH) in Oregon A patient-centered primary care home is a model that reinforces a patient-centered approach to providing care. The model of care promotes strong relationships with patients and their families with an emphasis on treating the whole person, therefore reducing costs, improving care through early intervention, a focus on prevention and wellness
School-Based Health Alliance Launches Inter-State Policy Learning Labs Washington, DC – Maureen Hinman, policy director for the Oregon School-Based Health Alliance, will travel to Washington, DC, this week for the launch of the School-Based Health Alliance’s new policy collaborative initiative. The Oregon School-Based Health Alliance will lead a diverse team, including
O​SBHA's Statewide Youth Action Council, in partnership with Planned Parenthood Southwestern Oregon and Columbia Willamette, presented their new curriculum called Eye to Eye: Discussing Sensitive Topics with Youth as a preconference session at our annual conference on October 9. Designed as a three-hour experiential learning opportunity, the workshop focuses on presenting advice from