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Northwest Michigan Health Services Inc (NMHSI) proudly partners with the Manistee Area Public Schools (MAPS) to provide convenient and affordable onsite primary care and behavioral health services to students ages 5-21 at the MAPS Student Health Center.

Located in the Middle & High School, the MAPS Student Health Center is convenient, affordable and open year-round. We are always accepting new patients and offer same-day appointments when needed. That’s WELLNESS made easy!

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Amanda Serio, FNP-BC

Amanda Serio, FNP-BC


Monday – Friday   8:00am – 4:30pm

TEEN HOURS ONLY: Tuesdays 1:00 – 2:00 pm

Medical: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Behavioral Health: Monday – Friday


Call, make a referral or stop in!
Phone: 231-887-4801
Fax: 231-887-4811

Derrick Martinez

Derrick Martinez, LLMSW

View MAPS Student Health Center Staff

Amanda Serio, FNP-BC, Medical Provider, Northwest Michigan Health Services, aserio@nmhsi.org

Cheryl Wolfram, Community Health Worker, Northwest Michigan Health Services, Inc, cwolfram@nmhsi.org

Derrick Martinez, LLMSW, Behavioral Health Specialist, Northwest Michigan Health Services, Inc, dmartinez@nmhsi.org

Alicia Harmon, Enabling Services Coordinator/Marketing, Northwest Michigan Health Services, Inc,  aharmon@nmhsi.org


MAPS Student Health Center Services

With experienced medical and behavioral health providers, we provide quality primary, preventative and early intervention health care services – all without leaving school.

Medical Services    
  • Physical exams for school, sports & camp
  • Comprehensive wellness exams – medical + behavioral health
  • Well Child Visits
  • Treatment for acute & chronic illness & injuries
  • Vision/hearing screenings and follow-up
  • Immunizations
  • Sexually transmitted infection testing, diagnosing
    and treatment
  • Basic laboratory services & tests
Behavioral Health Services    
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Risk Assessment
  • Social and emotional health screenings
  • Referrals for specialty services
  • Substance use counseling & education
  • Behavioral Health Assessment, diagnosing and counseling
  •  Individual or group community education
Patient Support Services
  • Health Insurance Enrollment & Sliding Fee Program
  • Connection to Community Resources
  • Health Education
  • Interpreters / Bilingual Staff
  • Coordinated Care with Specialists
  • Telehealth visits, if needed


At NMHSI, we bring a positive approach to health care, doing whatever it takes to overcome barriers to health care and finding every opportunity to
bring wellness to life!

Health insurance or not, everyone is welcome here.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • MAPS students age 5-21 can be seen for a variety of primary care and behavioral health services. Students with an Individualized Education Program (IEP) can be seen through age 26.
  • The MAPS Student Health Center can be a child’s sole primary care provider, or can be supplemental care, as needed for injuries and urgent visits. For consistency in care, copies of visits will be sent to child’s primary care provider.
  • If your student is too sick to attend school, you can still schedule an appointment and bring your student to the MAPS Student Health Center for services.

The MAPS Student Health Center is located within the Manistee Middle & High School – 525 12th Street.

NMHSI has another health center in Manistee – 148 W. Parkdale. Students and/or their families are able to schedule primary care appointments here too!


Students or parents can schedule appointments during or after school. The MAPS Student Health Center is also open during school holidays and throughout the summer, with possible adjustments in hours.


As a medical provider, the MAPS Student Health Center bills health insurance for patient services. Our program accepts all insurance and all types of Medicaid. We also offer insurance enrollment support as well as a sliding fee scale for families with no insurance, large spend downs or high-deductible plans. Insurance or not, everyone is welcome here!

  • Parents can schedule appointments and give permission/consent for appointments scheduled by students
  • Parents can attend the appointment, or be contacted before/during/after the visit with details and recommendations.
  • Parents provide insurance information and submit payment, if necessary. Parents can also receive support in applying for insurance, or, if eligible, can pay based on a sliding fee scale.

Per Michigan and/or Federal law, students age 14+ may request confidential services without parental consent or notification. Confidential services include the following:

  • Mental Health Counseling Service (12 visits or 4 consecutive months).
  • Sexually transmitted infection testing, diagnosing and treatment.
  • Substance abuse counseling.
  • Family planning services of education, pregnancy testing and prenatal care. Per Michigan law, the MAPS Student Health
  • Center cannot prescribe or distribute birth control on school property. It also does not allow the discussion of or referral for abortion services. Patients may be referred for birth control to their primary care provider or other community resources.
  • Test results will be kept confidential and we will do our best to ensure the billing and fee collection processes do not breach patient confidentiality.

Pillars of

the Program

  • Broad-based community support
  • Need-driven services
  • Youth are viewed as key partners
  • Parents are also viewed as key partners
  • Quality, comprehensive services
  • Integrated care between the school staff and all providers
  • Linkage to other services & resources

Assurances of

the Program

  • MAPS Student Health Center services shall not supplant existing school services
  • Services provided shall not breach the confidentiality of the client
  • Shall not provide abortion counseling, services, or make referrals for abortion services
  • If on school property, shall not prescribe, dispense, or otherwise distribute family planning drugs and/or devices

Program Partners

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Michigan Health Endowment Fund logo

Manistee Area Public Schools

MAPS continues to make every effort to provide the best learning environment for our students.  We also recognize that when the basic health care needs of our students are met, they are better able to perform in school.  Offering accessible care for both preventative and acute care within our district, we intend to provide our students with a holistic approach for overall wellbeing. 

Northwest Michigan Health Services, Inc. 

Northwest Michigan Health Services is dedicated to providing quality healthcare through a wide range of health services to the people in our communities, always serving with dignity and compassion. NMHSI welcomes anyone seeking health care, regardless of their income, occupation, age, ethnicity, or country of origin. Since 1968, NMHSI has provided culturally appropriate primary medical and dental care, serving seven counties in northwest lower Michigan.



Centra Wellness Network

Centra Wellness Network is the publicly funded Community Mental Health Service Provider for Manistee and Benzie Counties. In collaboration with providers and community partners, Centra Wellness Network serves more than 1,200 individuals annually. CWN administers the SafeNet programming available in the MAPS district, although not funded by the MAPS Behavioral Health Services grants, plays a critical role in student support.

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

Program funding was provided by the State of Michigan’s State School Aid Fund funded through a competitive grant by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS).

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is a principal department of state of Michigan, headquartered in Lansing, that provides public assistance, child and family welfare services, and oversees health policy and management.

Manistee County Community Foundation

This program is made possible in part by a grant from the Manistee County Quality of Life Fund of the Manistee County Community Foundation.

United Way of Manistee County

This programs was funded in part by a contribution from the United Way of Manistee County to support the construction of the Child & Adolescent Health Center at MMHS.

Michigan Health Endowment Fund

The Michigan Health Endowment Fund works to improve the health and wellness of Michigan residents and reduce the cost of healthcare, with a special focus on children and seniors. The Michigan Health Endowment Fund Grant was awarded in October 2019 to Northwest Michigan Health Services, Inc. allowing the placement of a full-time behavioral health counselor in the MAPS district, along with a community health worker who will facilitate an integrated model to assure students also get connected to medical and oral health care.