SBHC services emphasize prevention, as well as early identification and treatment of physical, mental health and dental concerns. Services may include:

  • care for acute illness and injury
  • care for chronic conditions such as asthma and diabetes
  • comprehensive well-child exams
  • sports physicals
  • immunizations
  • alcohol and drug abuse counseling
  • mental health assessment and treatment
  • preventive dental care
  • violence prevention
  • tobacco cessation and prevention
  • weight gain and obesity management

In addition, SBHCs provide health promotion and education services such as:

  • health consumer skills
  • avoidance of health risks that affect learning
  • healthy lifestyles

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