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Melissa Hinkhouse, PMHNP-BC

Behavioral Health
Sawyer Family Health Center
(906) 346-9275

  • Mental Health First Aid Adult and Adolescent Certification
  • Group Crisis Intervention ICISF Certification


  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing – Northern Michigan University – Marquette, MI
  • Master of Science in Nursing – Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner – Walden University – Minneapolis, MN


“Mental health care should not be something a person needs to budget for; it is a need in life and is equally as important as physical health care. It is the same in the aspect that both are necessary for quality of life.” – Melissa Hinkhouse, PMHNP-BC

Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center (UGL) is a Federally Qualified Health Center and is a Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) Deemed Facility.
UGL receives funding from The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and has Federal Public Health Service deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims for itself and its covered individuals.
This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number H80CS26511 Health Center Cluster, total award amount of $1,839,050 with 89.9 % financed from nongovernmental sources. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.