Wellness Center Services

The Wellness Center provides the following:

 

Medical Services include:

 

  • Treatment provided by Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, Registered Nurses, and Licensed Practical Nurse.
  • Assessment, diagnosis and treatment of illnesses and injuries.
  • Immunizations
  • HIV testing
  • Sexually transmitted disease testing and treatment
  • Contraceptive services
  • Provision of annual gynecological examinations
  • Treatment of strains and sprains
  • Treatment of common illnesses such as cold and flu
  • Healthy life style counseling
  • Individual smoking cessation
  • General physical examinations
  • Alcohol/Drug assessments, consultations and referrals
  • Treatment of mental health issues such as depression and anxiety

Mental Health Services include:

 

  • Assessment, diagnosis and treatment of psychological illnesses.
  • Short term counseling by Licensed Mental Health Counselor
  • Topics include but are not limited to:
    • Depression
    • Anxiety
    • Self Injury
    • Sexuality/ Sexual identity
    • Relationship concerns
    • Diversity issues
    • Transition to adulthood
    • Stress management
    • Sexual Assault
    • Alcohol and other drug assessments, consultations, and referrals
    • Positive self image
    • Coping skills

Health education services include:

 

  • Promotion of healthy behaviors through a Peer Education model which promotes health enhancing change among students.  Peer Educators are a diverse group of students who are trained to teach fellow students about pertinent health issues in a positive interactive and non-judgmental manner.
  • Education on appropriate access to and utilization of physical and mental health care resources.
  • Prevention of the spread of communicable diseases.
  • Training for faculty, staff and student para-professionals on student health and development topics.
  • Peer Education Application
 
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