Child and Adolescent Health Initiative

The Illinois School-Based Health Alliance       

Sponsored by the Child and Adolescent Health Initiative 
 
The Illinois School-Based Health Alliance (ISBHA) is a state-wide coailition working to ensure the health of all Illinois children and adolescents. Find more information and resources here.

Starting a School Health Center in Illinois

The ISBHA provides ongoing support for emerging school health centers across the state. Find resources to develop and implement a school health center here.

Youth Advocacy Day 

This annual event sponsored by EverThrive IL and the Illinois School-Based Health Alliance allows youth from across the state to meet legislators and advocate for improving adolescent health.

Find out more information here!

 

2017 Initiative Policy Priorities

ISBHA Annual Field Survey Report 

NEWS FROM THE Child and Adolescent Health Initiative

Governor Rauner has proclaimed February to be School Health Center Awareness Month to raise awareness about how school-based health centers are revolutionizing the way children and adolescents access health care services. 

Read the full proclamation here.

EVENTS FROM THE Child and Adolescent Health Initiative
Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm, Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm

EverThrive IL, in partnership with Between Friends and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health - Region 5 Adolescent Health Network, is excited to announce a two-part webinar series on healthy adolescent relationships. 

 

 

Part 1 - Healthy Relationships: Understanding and Responding to Adolescent Relationship Abuse

RESOURCES FROM THE Child and Adolescent Health Initiative
 
The Child and Adolescent Health Initiative and partners offer regular webinars to educate advocates on resources, updates, and opportunities from the field. These webinars are free and open to the public, past webinars and materials are made available for the public and hosted by EverThrive IL. 
 

Upcoming Webinars