Benson Polytechnic High School Alumni Association

Benson High students, counselor push for school-based health center, mental health help

Benson students and its head counselor are working to find the resources to create and staff a school-based health center on the Benson campus.  Such health centers are common place at the other PPS high schools, and even some middle schools, but Benson passed on the opportunity to create one back in the 90’s.  At the time, space was at a premium, so finding room for the program proved difficult.  Now that enrollment is being held down, housing such a program would be possible if the funds to operate it can be secured.

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