Child & Adolescent Health Centers

Keeping Your Children Healthy

School-Based Teen Health Centers

The Child & Adolescent Health Center Program is funded by Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and Michigan Department of Education (MDE).  Oakland Primary Health Services is operating a School-Based Teen Health Center Model at Three local schools: Pontiac High, Middle and Waterford Durant to provide services designed specifically for adolescents 10 through 21 years of age and are aimed at achieving the best possible physical, intellectual, and emotional health status.  Services include comprehensive primary care, psycho-social and mental health services, health promotion/disease prevention, and outreach services. The infants and young children of the target age group can be served through this program.

Call 248.322.6747

501 Cass Lake Road
Waterford, MI 48238
Phone: 248-674-4876

Nicole Blair, FNP-BC
Sylina Reyes, CMA
Tara Patrico-Smith, MSW

1051 Arlene Street
Pontiac, MI 48340
Phone: 248-451-7365

Velda Coleman, FNP-BC
Brianna Holden, CMA
Keyla Silva-Byrd, LMSW

1275 North Perry Street
Pontiac, MI 48340
Phone: 248-451-8030

Timanika Dansby, FNP-BC
Isjuana Morris, CMA
Keyla Silva-Byrd, LMSW

School-Based Services

include, at a minimum: primary care, including health care maintenance, immunization assessment and administration using the MCIR, care of acute and chronic illness; confidential services include STD diagnosis and treatment and HIV counseling and testing, health education and risk reduction counseling; and referral for other services not available at the health center. Services are, but not limited to:

  • Primary Health Care
  • Preventive Care
  • Mental Health Care
  • Comprehensive Health Assessment
  • Vision and Hearing Screening
  • Medication
  • Immunization
  • Treatment of Acute Illness
  • Co-management of Chronic Illness
  • Health Education
  • Medicaid Outreach and Enrollment
  • Oral Health Services or Referral
  • Referral for Specialty Care

NOTEServices are provided to youth whose parents have signed a consent form to receive services.

Include, at a minimum: mental/behavioral assessment, diagnosis, therapy and counseling sessions, and referrals to services not provided at the site. In addition, we also provide:

  • Treatment groups using evidence-based curricula and interventions
  • School staff training and professional development relevant to mental health
  • Building level promotion, such as school climate initiatives, bullying prevention, suicide prevention programs, etc.
  • classroom education related to mental health topics

The health centers provide Medicaid outreach services to eligible youth and families and offer enrollment and follow up.

HIV testing, counseling & treatment, STD’s testing, counseling & treatment.

Include, at a minimum: dental examinations, x-rays, teeth cleanings, sealants and fluorides. If a student needs additional restorative or emergency treatment, they will be referred to our dentist at the main site, or to our affiliated dentist.

Health Promotion & Disease prevention evidence-based educational sessions, not limited to: alcohol/tobacco/other drug prevention, chronic disease management (diabetes, asthma), HIV/AIDS/STI prevention, nutrition and physical activity, pregnancy prevention.

Important Notes

Health centers are not permitted to provide abortion counseling, services, or make referrals for abortion services.

Health centers are not permitted to prescribe, dispense, or otherwise distribute family planning drugs and/or devices.

Teen Health Centers are not permitted to provide emergency services.


Mona Farrouhk, B. A.

Child & Adolescent Heath Centers Program

Mona Farroukh is currently working for Oakland Primary Health Services (OPHS) as the Director of the Child and Adolescent Health Center Program.  She [...]

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