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The Society utilizes advocacy, partnerships, professional development and resources to build the capacity of school health leaders to implement effective health education and physical education policies and practices that support success in school, work and life.

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CDC Healthy Schools Highlights
October 21, 2021

AAP, AACAP, CHA Declare National Emergency in Children's Mental Health

AAP, AACAP, CHA declare a national emergency in children's mental health. The AAP, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) and Children's Hospital Association have declared a national emergency in children's mental health, citing the serious toll of the COVID-19 pandemic on top of existing challenges.

They are urging policymakers to take action swiftly to address the crisis.

"Young people have endured so much throughout this pandemic and while much of the attention is often placed on its physical health consequences, we cannot overlook the escalating mental health crisis facing our patients," AAP President Lee Savio Beers, M.D., FAAP, said in a statement. "Today's declaration is an urgent call to policymakers at all levels of government - we must treat this mental health crisis like the emergency it is." 

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2021 Fall (Virtual)
Society Meeting

October 13-14, 2021

This year’s event was different than in previous years. The 2021 virtual sessions were scheduled over two days (four-hours per day), October 13-14, from 2:00 pm- 6:00 pm EST.

State leaders for health and physical education , higher education Society members, other staff members at state departments of education, and professionals who support work of staff members in departments of education attended. Other non-member professionals joined the online meeting at non-member prices. CHES®/MCHES® recertification credits were offered for this virtual professional development event.

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Watch this space for more news on upcoming Society events and registrations!

PHCC logo The Public Health Communications Collaborative has updated its booster dose messaging and communications toolkit in accordance with the new CDC recommendations on boosters for Moderna and Johnson & Johnson recipients released late last week. Visit the toolkit for messaging to answer questions in your community, sample social posts, and shareable graphics.   Read More

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