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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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West Clermont: Dealing with a Dental Abscess

  I sat down with Dena Richer, the nurse practitioner for West Clermont School Based Health Center (SBHC) and she detailed to me several stories of her experience with the new SBHC. One story illustrated the importance of comprehensive clinics which is timely because  HealthSource of Ohio and Interact for Health are currently looking for […]

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Well child care at Pleasant Hill Academy

Well child care is integral to our practice at Pleasant Hill Academy, and this year we were excited to implement point-of care-lipid testing. This has been a great tool for educating students on how important diet and exercise is to their overall health. Students are intrigued by the test itself, and are very interested in […]

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Roll Hill SBHC Starts Student Club: the Care Crew

The Roll Hill School Based Health Center has started a new student driven club called the “Care Crew.”  The mission of the club is to find ways to help promote healthy bodies and healthy minds within the Roll Hill community.  During the group’s first meeting the students made cute furry friends called Schmuzzies that they […]

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A new smile at Roll Hill Academy

When she was only 8 years old she was struck by a car, injuring her arm and knocking out her top two permanent front teeth. Even Santa couldn’t comply with her “all I want for Christmas” wishes of bringing her two new teeth, because her mother was not able to follow up by taking her […]

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