Student Health Clinic at GHSS
The student health clinic is located in the school across from the gym. A variety of health professionals are available to support students with physical and emotional well-being. The clinic is open on school days during regular school hours. A calendar outlining when each health professional is available is posted on the clinic door, along with any schedule changes.
All services are available free of charge.
Students can connect directly with staff by dropping an appointment request slip in the drop box located outside the clinic. School office staff, teachers or parents can also help make this link. All services are voluntary and depend on the student’s wishes. Our health professionals are also available to school staff and parents for consultations.
Students can see Sarah for health education, sexual health and low cost birth control, physical exams, or to diagnose and treat common illnesses and injuries such as depression, anxiety, ear infections, urinary tract infections, pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections, sports injuries, etc. The Nurse Practitioner is available on Wednesdays.
Brianne sees students to support healthy eating for a variety of dietary needs including eating for proper growth and development, sports nutrition, healthy weight, allergies, and other dietary requirements. She is available to answer any of your food and nutrition questions. She is in the clinic on Tuesdays.
Counsellor/Youth Support Students can see Krista or Michelle for counselling and support if they want to talk about school stress, friend stress, symptoms of depression, anxiety, poor self-esteem, anger, life transitions and losses, family and/or partner relationship problems, school concerns, and other life challenges. ?Krista is available on Mondays and Thursdays. Michelle is in the clinic on Mondays and Fridays.
Students can see Crystal when they need assistance finding a service they need, or if you are would like to see changes in your community to make it more youth friendly. They can connect you with local youth action committees to help your voice be heard!
Students can also make an appointment with Crystal if they are interested in reducing or stopping tobacco use. We also have a tobacco group where you can get information and support from other students trying to quit smoking. Sign up at the student health clinic. To make an appointment with Crystal please call 519-986-2222.
Note: Services are also provided at the school by CHOICES Drug & Alcohol Counseling for Youth.To make a referral to CHOICES, call 519-371-5487. Please visit the Student Health Clinic or call our main Centre at 519-986-2222 for more information.
55 Victoria Avenue, P.O. Box 360
Markdale, ON N0C1H0
Toll Free: 1-855-519-2220