Our mission is to strengthen school based health services and systems that promote the health and academic success of young people.

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From Our Blogs

One would expect for societal norms in sexual education to be responsive of the needs of current generations. However, that is not the case. In the Journal of Health Communication through the article “Is the Internet Filling the Sexual Health Information Gap for Teens? An Exploratory Study” it is that, “... the percentage of 15-19 year olds receiving any formal instruction
OSBHA is so happy to welcome Sarah Fast as our new Board Co-Chair. In this interview, she explains what brought her to this work and where we're going from here.    Please describe your background and how it brings you to OSBHA. I have dedicated the majority of my professional career to working with youth across the Portland Metropolitan Area to help them (and their families)
We are proud of conceptualizing and advocating for legislation that funded the School Health Services Planning Grant (RFGP 4855-0), issued by the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). This funding will support up to 12 school districts or ESDs to evaluate the need for school-based health services in their respective communities and will then fund up to 6 new school-based health centers and up to 4 sites
This blog post is by Annie Jiang, OSBHA's Summer Youth Programs Intern. Annie is a student at Reed College. As an education lover, she strives to make education more accessible and fun to students so that students are able to enjoy the rewarding nature of knowledge.  Cancer, the disease that everyone fears, is not curable yet. However, scientists and medical practitioners have developed