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Lakewood, OH: School based health care, including mental health services

Sept 15, 2017, Cleveland.com: Lakewood High School to open Cleveland Clinic health center for students and staff http://www.cleveland.com/lakewood/index.ssf/2017/09/lakewood_high_school_to_open_c.html This fall the Lakewood City Schools plans on opening a School Based Health Center at Lakewood High School. The designated facility will provide health care services, including mental health services, to High School students and district employees. ... "We have a psychiatrist who will be coming through for four hours a week and also a social worker that will work with students on mental health areas of need. While there are other districts offering physical health and checkups of children, the mental health piece is very innovative and very new."... Boasting patient exam and consulting rooms, the Center, which is scheduled to be open by early November, will provide mental health evaluations, physicals, prescriptions, sick visits, vaccinations and Shared Medical Appointments (SMA), as well as help with managing chronic conditions (i.e. asthma and diabetes)....