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