SafeSchoolsUSA.net “where kind is the new cool.” Established here in San Diego, this highly regarded and relevant program evaluated world-wide research and has provided the most successful approaches to stem the epidemic of school violence, bullying, substance abuse, and school absence.
Serving the entire population of our region, 2-1-1 San Diego connects people with community, health and disaster services through a free, 24/7 stigma-free phone service and searchable online database. Using the power of technology and innovation, we connect people to the help they need.
It’s not too late to get the flu vaccine for this year’s flu season. And remember, scholars must be kept home after an illness until they have been fever-free for at least 24 hours. For low-cost vaccines, visit these web pages: North County Coastal and North County Inland.
Do you have questions about the Affordable Care Act (ACA)? In a unique partnership to assist scholars and families, the California Department of Education has designed the All In Campaign. This campaign will help parents gain a better understanding of the ACA and how to negotiate through the process. Visit http://www.allinforhealth.org/ for more information.
We have looked into some great volunteering programs for scholars who wish to take part in volunteering activities around the community. Click on the links below to learn about some fun volunteering days you can participate in:
Resources for Tobacco Cessation:
Bayshore Preparatory Charter School is a Tobacco-Free school facility. Links below can provide assistance to anyone who is looking to become tobacco-free.
http://www.tobaccofree.org/- Motivating youth to stay tobacco-free and empowering smokers to quit.
http://www.tobaccofreekids.org/ – The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is a leading force in the fight to reduce tobacco use and its deadly toll in the United States and around the world. We advocate for public policies proven to prevent kids from smoking, help smokers quit and protect everyone from secondhand smoke. Learn more about our key initiatives.
http://www.smokefreesandiego.org/- SmokeFreeSanDiego is the County’s leading source on tobacco-related news, support, and resources. This website provides information to residents, tools to policy makers and opportunities for supporters to help advance the smoke-free movement.
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