NYP School-Based Health Centers

NYP School-Based Health Centers

Services at the NYP School-Based Health Centers

A Wide Array of Services to Meet Students' Healthcare Needs

NewYork-Presbyterian's School-Based Health Centers offer the following services:

Medical/Health Services

  • Comprehensive physicals
  • Confidential reproductive health care, including contraception, pregnancy testing, and STI screening and treatment
  • Work/sports physicals
  • First aid
  • Immunizations
  • Management of chronic and acute illness
  • Trauma response
  • Stress management
  • Laboratory tests
  • Dental sealant program (some sites)
  • Vision screening, with on-site distribution of eyeglasses
  • Referrals for specialty services
  • Outreach and referral for enrollment into insurance programs
  • Nutrition Counseling

Mental Health Services

  • Individual, group, and family counseling
  • Case management
  • On-site psychiatric evaluation and management
  • Referral to other mental health resources
  • Crisis intervention
  • Referral to entitlement services, legal assistance, daycare, and other needed services

Health Education & Comprehensive Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program
Our school-based health center staff members provide health education interventions designed to promote healthy relationships, develop decision-making skills, delay the onset of sexual activity, and reduce the risk of sexually transmitted infections. Interventions include:

  • Curriculum-based classroom education for middle school and high school students
  • Classroom, group, and individual health education
  • School-wide health observances, health fairs, and outreach events
  • Collaborative projects with community-based organizations
  • Parent and teacher education workshops and presentations
  • Intensive education, counseling, and follow-up of sexually active and at-risk teens
  • STI and HIV prevention, education, and counseling