Children who use school-based health centers have fewer hospitalizations, use emergency rooms less, are three times more likely to graduate, are half as likely to be absent from school, and increase their grade point averages when their care includes counseling. Click “Read More”, below, for source links to The National Assembly of School-Based Health Care (NASBHC) and The Centers for Disease Control.

FAST FACTS: Why School-Based Health Care Is Good for Children and Communities