Health & Counseling Services

Health & Counseling Services

At Penn State Worthington Scranton, we're committed to enhancing the health and wellness of our students by providing quality services and programs to promote your physical, psychological, social, emotional, and environmental health.
With dedicated faculty and staff, great facilities, and an individual-focused approach to wellness, we provide a comprehensive collection of resources to help you stay healthy and support the diverse needs of our student body.
 
Health Services
Conveniently located in on the lower level of the Study Learning Center, the staff of Student Health Services looks forward to assisting you to achieve your best personal health. Student Health Services also does more than treat students who are sick. We work to educate students on issues like dangerous drinking, safe sex practices, stress management, and healthy living.
You can reach Student Health Services at 570-963-2681.
 
Counseling Center
The health of the mind is just as important as the health of the body. That's why Penn State Worthington Scranton provides counseling services to assist students with managing and reducing psychological problems and distress and enhancing mental health and well-being.
Counseling services are designed to enhance students' ability to fully benefit from the University environment and academic experience.  
 
Some of the issues we can help you address include:  
  • Adjusting to college life
  • Relationship concerns (romantic, roommate, family and friends) 
  • Low self-esteem   
  • Communication skills     
  • Gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans concerns     
  • Academic or learning difficulties     Stress/Anxiety     
  • Alcohol or drug abuse     
  • Eating disorders     
  • Depression     
  • Grief     
  • Abuse issues     
  • Victimization

You can reach the Student Counseling Center at 570-963-2681

Online Resources for Relaxation

It's important to take care of yourself. There are a number of valuable online resources that you can use for relaxation and stress reduction. Learn how stress impacts your health and life, as well as some self-help strategies for managing it through the PSU Student Affairs EDGE online workshop.

Fitness
Looking to break a sweat? Penn State Worthington Scranton’s Multipurpose Building features a weight facility, cardio room, and multiple courts. It's open late on weekends and weekdays. Please use the links on the right side of this page for helpful information.  You may also call Student Affairs at (570) 963-2690 May through August while Nurse Jill is not on campus.

Resources to help victims of sexual assault

  • Women's Resource Center hotline (570) 346-4671  24 hours/day  wrcnepa.org. This includes the:
  • Rape Crisis Center
  • Dunmore Police  (570) 344-0851
  • Geisinger Community Medical Center (570) 703-8000
  • Regional Hospital of Scranton (570) 348-7100
  • Commonwealth Health (Moses Taylor Hospital) (570) 770-5000
  • Affirmative Action office at University Park  http://www.psu.edu/dept/aaoffice/shrp.htm