Mental health is just as important as physical health to a child's well-being.

Mental health is just as important as physical health to a child's well-being.

School-Based Health Clinic Data

Mental health and counseling services in School-Based Health Clinics include mental health assessments, crisis intervention, brief and long term therapy, family therapy, teacher consultation, and case management. These services are provided when mental health professionals are included as health center staff. Primary care providers also provide mental health services such as referrals (72%), screening (59%), and crisis intervention (56%) when there is no mental health staff at the SBHC.

National Assembly on School-Based Health Care National Census 2007-8