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Youth Health and Wellness Clinic: Grand Traverse County Health Department, Michigan

Description:

The Grand Traverse County Health Department's Youth Health and Wellness Clinic provides primary and acute medical care services at a technical high school in Traverse City.  The clinic aims to improve access to care for adolescents through a wide range of services and health promotion activities with an emphasis on reducing obesity, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), tobacco use, and substance abuse.  Although it targets low-income, uninsured youth, any resident between ages 10-21 can access services on a sliding fee scale.    

Toolkit:

UW's Health Disparities Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Access to Care, Adolescents, Chronic Disease, Cultural Competency, Health Promotion and Health Education, Obesity, Oral Health, Rural, Tobacco

Jurisdiction:

Institutional Author:

University of Washington School of Nursing Department of Psychosocial and Community Health

Submitted:

03/17/2010

Modified:

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