Benson High School Wellness Center

As part of a community partnership, doctors, nurse practitioners and residents from OHSU’s Department of Family Medicine provide primary care to students at Benson High School’s on-site health clinic.
As part of a community partnership, doctors, nurse practitioners and residents from OHSU’s Department of Family Medicine provide primary care to students at Benson High School’s health clinic.

The Benson Wellness Center is a health clinic at Benson Polytechnic High School in Northeast Portland.

School-based clinics such as Benson’s offer easy access to health care in a school setting. This helps remove concerns about cost, transportation or confidentiality that might keep young people from getting the services they need.

Patients we treat

We provide primary care focused on the needs of teens. The center is open to all Benson Polytechnic High School students. You can receive care regardless of your insurance status or ability to pay.

Our services

OHSU Family Medicine providers serve as the clinic’s staff. The clinic also includes a mental health counselor, a school nurse and a social worker -- staff members provided by the Multnomah County Health Department and the Multnomah Education Service District.

You can see us for:

  • Primary care/preventive screenings
  • Immunizations and vaccinations
  • Evaluation of common conditions, injuries or illnesses
  • Sports physicals
  • Sexual health and education
  • Nutrition issues
  • Information about teen growth and development
  • Treatment for depression, anxiety and other mental health concerns

Resources

Confidentiality

Location and hours

Benson Wellness Center
Benson Polytechnic High School
546 N.E. 12th Ave.
Portland, OR 97232
503-916-5151

Hours:

  • Monday and Wednesday: 1 to 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday and Thursday: 8 a.m. to noon