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SBHAAR Spring Symposium

This is a growing annual event that is hosted by the School-Based Health Alliance of Arkansas to bring together School-Based Health Center providers, administrators, advocates, and supporters. The School-Based Health Alliance is a non-profit organization that has a mission to improve the health status of children and youth by advancing and advocating for school-based health care.

*On April 4th, attendees are invited to tour Fountain Lake School-Based Health Center from 4-6pm. A gathering for guests staying at the Embassy Suites will follow. More details to come. 

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These are our support sponsors, they are not a part of the educational planning, delivery, or evaluation of the educational activity.



The Division of Elementary and Secondary Education provides leadership, support, and service to schools, districts, and communities so every student graduates prepared for college, career, and community engagement. DESE has helped support, fund, and service SBHCs throughout the state.

 DESE SBHC Website


Arisa has brought together four of Arkansas' leading behavioral health providers to form the state's premier integrated behavioral health system: Mid-South Health Systems, Ozark Guidance, Professional Counseling Associates, and Counseling Associates.

Arisa Website


ARcare delivers quality healthcare throughout our tri-state service area of Arkansas, Mississippi, and Kentucky. ARcare’s mission, “Health for All,” runs through the hearts of our medical professionals and staff members alike. We provide state-of-the-art healthcare and treat each of our patients with dignity, regardless of their plight in life or their ability to pay.

ARcare Website


Be Well is the tobacco quitline for Arkansas. It is a program of the Arkansas Department of Health. Be Well serves all Arkansans aged 13 and up. All callers receive free counseling and health materials. Callers 18 and up receive free nicotine replacement in addition to counseling.

Be Well Website


The ADH Office of Oral Health’s mission is to promote life-long, optimum oral health for all Arkansans through primary prevention, education, accessible and culturally competent community-based oral health care, and informed policy development. 

ADH OOH Website


The Arkansas Tobacco Education Initiative (ARTEI) was formed to improve the health status of all Arkansans by using evidence-based strategies through program initiatives, promotion of cessation services and recommendations of smoke free policies; to reduce the use of all tobacco products including, electronic nicotine delivery systems within Arkansas.

ARTEI Website


For over 20 years, Community Clinic has served Washington and Benton counties with quality and affordable health care. With 15 clinic sites, we are the largest safety net health care provider in the region, and our extensive services include primary care, pediatrics, prenatal, behavioral health, dental, and physical therapy.

Community Clinic Website


Life Strategies Counseling, Inc. offers counseling services to children, adolescents, adults, couples, and group psychotherapy in a warm, safe and supportive environment. Services are offered for a wide variety of mental health concerns, including depression, anxiety, stress, childhood abuse and trauma, family and relationship issues, grief and loss, and addiction recovery.

LSCI Website

We believe that children and adolescents need access to high-quality care that is focused on their needs. Your donation will allow us to reach more children, ensuring they are healthy and ready to learn!



Membership in the School-Based Health Alliance of Arkansas is a wonderful way to show support, stay informed and become influential in this important organization.