Author Archive | Brianne Brenneman

Oyler’s SBHC Protects Young Girl from Additional Abuse

Oyler, which is located in the Lower Price Hill neighborhood of Cincinnati, has a comprehensive School-Based Health Center which includes medical, dental, vision, and behavioral health care. For almost a year, Harley, a young student at Oyler was visiting the SBHC with complaints of pain while urinating. After a thorough investigation one morning during Harley’s […]

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Levine Family Health Center: Sometimes SBHCs mean caring for the everyday problems

While sometimes the School-Based Health Centers have high stakes cases, there are many children and adults that come into the SBHCs on a daily basis who just need help getting their basic needs met. At the Levine Family Health Center, the nurse practitioner sees several ear impaction cases each month. While this sounds life threatening, […]

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Levine Family Health Center: Mental Health Awareness

One morning in Cincinnati, a high school student named Stephanie*, arrived at the Levine Family Health Center about a personal health issue which was unrelated to mental health. As Heather, the nurse practitioner, was talking with Stephanie she noticed a phrase that made her feel uneasy. “I’m just done.” Heather tactfully asked Stephanie about her […]

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Viking Village SBHC: Now Serving Adults

Princeton’s main SBHC is located in Viking Village. The SBHC is in the center of the school with the high school on one side and the middle school on the other. For the past couple of years only students of Princeton City Schools have been seen in the center because there was only a Pediatric […]

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