Serving Teens and Young Adults

To help support teenagers and young adults in Northern Michigan, we provide many different services. Choose a category below to find programs to meet your needs. Not finding what you're looking for, or could use some guidance? Our Central Intake operators are happy to help: 1-800-432-4121.

Child and Adolescent Health Program

The Child and Adolescent Health Program promotes the health of children, adolescents, and their families by providing important primary, preventative, and early intervention health care services. These centers provide primary care, preventative care, comprehensive health assessment, vision and hearing screening, medication, immunization, treatment of acute illness, co-management of chronic illness, health education, behavioral and/or developmental health screenings, and mental health care.

Physical and Mental Health Services
Blue Devil Wellness Center - Gaylord
Hornet Health Center - Pellston
Ironmen Health Center - Mancelona
Ram Wellness Program - Harbor Springs
Rambler Wellness Program - Boyne City

Mental Health Services
Alanson Wellness Program
Boyne Falls Care Center
Central Lake Trojans Wellness Program
Charlevoix Rayder Wellness Program
Char-EmWellness Program
East Jordan Wellness Center
Elks Wellness Center
Ellsworth Wellness Program
Gaylord Wellness Program

Other Programs

The Health Department offers immunizations to all ages. We work with most insurances and have programs to make vaccines affordable or free for all individuals. The Health Department also offers free vaccine education for any individuals or families that have concerns or questions related to vaccines. Call 1-800-432-4121 to schedule an appointment at any of our locations or any of our off-site clinics.

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The Health Department offers low or no cost Family Planning and Reproductive Health Services for anyone regardless of gender, sexual orientation, income, or anything else! Those under 18 do NOT need parental consent to access services. Family Planning and Reproductive Health Services provides STD testing (including Rapid HIV), birth control (including IUDs and implants), physical exams, Pap Smears, pregnancy testing, free condoms, and much more.

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The Substance Use Prevention Program aims to prevent youth substance use, increase community awareness and create change through collaboration, education, prevention initiatives and environmental strategies of tobacco, alcohol and other substance use in Antrim, Charlevoix, Emmet, and Otsego counties. Throughout the Health Department of Northwest Michigan district, there are two youth substance use prevention coalitions -- SAFE in Northern Michigan and RISE: Otsego Substance Free Coalition. For more information about these coalitions please visit: and

The Health Department also has community collaboration efforts with MSU Extension on Michigan Substance Use, Prevention, Education and Recovery (MiSUPER). MiSUPER is a collaborative project that combines education with training events to increase awareness of opioid use disorder issues.