Unison Health provides evidence-based programming centered on providing superior care to treat the family as a whole. Children ages 5-17 who struggle with mental health issues including: depression, anxiety, ADHD/ADD, defiance towards adults, PTSD, and disruptive behaviors are cared for by our licensed and trained professional staff who help each individual work towards a goal of wellness and stability.
We understand the unique needs of each child and family and design services to be delivered in a variety of settings including the client’s home, school, community or Unison Health offices.
Programs Available to Children and Families:
Child and Family Community Based Treatment – Unison Health's motivated and skilled clinicians utilize creative and innovative interventions to assist children and their parents or caregivers in learning new skills, overcoming their symptoms and finding success.
RESPECT – After School Program
Responsibility and self-care
Education on diagnosis
Safety and stability
Emotion regulation and frustration tolerance
The RESPECT program operates four days per week. Children are cared for by age and diagnosis. Transportation and snacks are provided. The RESPECT program is offered at Unison Health's Starr Avenue location, Leverette School and NPI. An 8-week summer session is also available.
Health Home Services
Unison Health is certified as a State of Ohio Medicaid Health Home. Children are cared for by a team of professionals who will manage and guide their care including: connecting to doctors and dentists, school advocacy, communication with teachers, linking with community resources for housing, clothing, summer programs, after school programs, food banks/pantries, etc. Addiction and mental health concerns are also addressed. There is no additional cost for this care. Medicaid Health Home services are covered under current Ohio Medicaid plans.
Operation Fit Kids
The seven-week course is open to 3rd, 4th and 5th graders who want to get fit! The curriculum covers diet and exercise and how this impacts your overall health. Healthy snacks and fun activities are included with every class and transportation is available.
Administered by licensed professionals, Unison Health provides in- depth psychological assessments including, but not limited to: personality assessments and intelligence testing. Clinical data is organized and interpreted to answer the referral question(s).
Medical services and medication management for children and adolescents (related to their behavioral health disorder).
Current clients of Unison Health have access to licensed professionals 24 hours a day/seven days a week.
Early Childhood Mental Health Consultants (ECMH-C)
As a recipient of the Whole Child Matters grant, Unison Health offers early intervention and support for children ages 0-5 living in Lucas, Sandusky and Seneca counties. This program is free to eligible families.
Children who are at risk for removal from community or home based childcare centers are eligible for the consultation. Early childhood mental health consultants will work with administrators, teachers and parents involved with the at-risk child to develop interventions tailored to each child’s individual behavioral needs. Parenting and child based curriculums are also available to help teach parents appropriate expectations for children and further assist with behavior modification.
To request a consultation, concerned adults should call the Nationwide Children’s Hotline at 1-844-678-2227 or by calling Unison Health at 419-693-0631 (ask to speak with the Early Childhood Consultant).