Los Angeles USD started using an app this semester to better connect students to free HIV and STD testing. The free app features an HIV and STD testing-site locator. It also allows students to make appointments and delivers test results.
Health & Wellness
Students will likely choose healthier meals if provided with more comfortable places to eat. Modern lighting and food-court style designs can draw students to dining areas while school gardens can provide learning experiences and also supply cafeterias with fresh, less expensive produce.
The number of districts and states rushing to stock an emergency antidote that can revive students suffering heroin overdoses shows the severe degree to which the nation’s latest drug epidemic has disrupted schools.
Prevent people from starting heroin
- Reduce prescription opioid painkiller abuse.
- Improve opioid painkiller prescribing practices and identify high-risk individuals early.
Reduce heroin addiction
- Ensure access to Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT).