NEWS AND RESOURCES

SHIFTING FROM A CULTURE OF EXCLUSIVITY TO INCLUSIVITY 

October 2021

Our Executive Director was recently interviewed by the Trust-Based Philanthropy Project--check it out now!

GRANT OPPORTUNITY--FOOD SECURITY AND SCHOOL-BASED HEALTH CENTERS

December 2021

The School-Based Health Alliance, in partnership with Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign, will award up to 10-14 School-Based Health Centers (SBHCs) $25,000 each to plan, implement, and record the results of programming to address access to healthy foods as part of your school-based health center’s preventative services. Applications due by January 7th!

PREVALENCE OF DEPRESSIVE AND ANXIETY SYMPTOMS IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS DURING COVID-19

August 2021

Pooled estimates obtained in the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic suggest that 1 in 4 youth globally are experiencing clinically elevated depression symptoms, while 1 in 5 youth are experiencing clinically elevated anxiety symptoms. These pooled estimates, which increased over time, are double of prepandemic estimates. An influx of mental health care utilization is expected, and allocation of resources to address child and adolescent mental health concerns are essential.