Student Health and Counseling Services

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Student Health and Counseling Services Appointments

Student Health & Counseling Services will be offering both in person and tele-counseling appointments during the Fall semester to all eligible students. Eligible students are those who have paid all tuition and fees for the current semester. SHCS’s will be relying on social distancing and mask-wearing to keep our office open for in-person appointments. If you have an exception to wearing a mask, please contact us at 715-394-8236 or shcs@uwsuper.edu to schedule a virtual tele-counseling appointment instead. Tele-counseling will be utilizing a secure teleconferencing platform for students only residing in Wisconsin and Minnesota. If you live out of the states listed above and are seeking services during the Fall semester you may contact the office and schedule a telephone consultation for help in locating mental health services and resources near you.

Student Health & Counseling Services is located in the Marcovich Wellness Center Room 1729. The center is open Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 4:30pm. In the interest of staff and student health and the safety of all, individuals entering the center will need to be wearing a mask.

Student Health & Counseling Services has created a safe and confidential room located within our center MWC 1729 for students seeking and needing Tele-Mental Health Services that do not have access to the internet or a computer/iPhone. Students will need to phone 715-394-8236 or email shcs@uwsuper.edu to reserve this room.

How to Make an Appointment:

Reminder:

Before being seen for the first appointment, intake paperwork and informed consent will need to be completed and signed. 

To access forms: https://ti.uwsuper.edu/Titanium_Web/WCMenu.aspx

Attention:

Please complete the intake and informed consent paperwork for appropriate record upkeep if this is your first appointment after July 15th, 2021. This ensures best practices practice in providing ethical care. We appreciate your extra time with this.

To access forms: https://ti.uwsuper.edu/Titanium_Web/WCMenu.aspx

Tele-Group Offerings

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Every Monday @ 3:00pm, starting Oct. 11th-Dec. 6th

This is a virtual group therapy. Contact SHCS to complete intake

 

DBT Skills Group Therapy

Starting October 14th, Thursday 3:00-4:00pm

This is a virtual group & will meet 10 times throughout the semester. Please contact SHCS or Kevin Lynch at klynch1@uwsuper.edu

Psychiatric Services

Psychiatric Care: 

All eligible UW-Superior students have access to psychiatric services. These services are contracted through Essentia Health in Superior, Wisconsin 3500 Tower Ave. Days and times reserved and available for UW-Superior students are Tuesdays from 9:30a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Services Offered and Covered:

  • Medication Consultation
  • Medication Management

Services not Covered by SHCS’s

  • Psychological Testing or Assessments
  • Medication

Initial Step:

  1. UW-Superior students seeking psychiatric services are required to been seen and referred by an SHCS’s counselor.

Payment Options:  

  1. Students need to be aware that all psychiatric services will first be charged to their insurance carrier.  If, after being billed to insurance, there are any additional costs, UWS will be billed for the remaining balance.
  2. Students that do not have health insurance need to communicate this clearly at the time of scheduling their initial appointment to make sure that UWS is billed for these services.

Medical Appointments

Medical Services:

Essentia Health St. Mary’s -Superior Clinic is the identified medical provider for UW-Superior students.

Primary Care:

  • Need to schedule an appointment to seek these services. Make sure that you identify yourself as a UWS student
  • Phone number 715-817-7100 or 1-800-506-9234
  • Available: Monday-Friday 7:00a.m.-5:00p.m.

Urgent Care:

  • No appointments only walk-ins. Make sure that you identify yourself as a UWS student
  • Available Monday-Friday 9:00-7:00 & Saturday and Sunday 8:00-5:00
  • Open on all holidays

Payment:

Students need to be aware that all medical services will first be billed to their insurance carrier. If, after being billed to insurance, there are any additional costs, UWS will be billed for the remaining balance for the select services below. Students are responsible for costs of services received, which are not covered by SHCS’s. If you have questions or concerns about your medical bill, please call 218-786-3333 or 1-800-985-4675.

Medical Services Covered by SHCS’s

  • Basic office visits for medical problems
  • Office visits for preventative services
  • Throat cultures
  • Mono-pots
  • Urinalysis
  • Hepatitis B Surface Antigen
  • Wet mouth testing for infections

Address: West Entrance, 3500 Tower Ave Superior WI, 54880.  Located only 2.7 miles from campus it is an easy walk or quick cab ride.

Reproductive Health Appointments

Health Care Clinic for Sexual and Reproductive Care:

Provides comprehensive reproductive health care to eligible UW-Superior students. Services that are covered by SHCS’s if you identify yourself as a UW-Superior student:

  • Office visits for reproductive medical problems (Vaginal Infection Testing and UTIs)
  • Annual Exams (pap smear, pelvic exam, and breast exam)
  • STD/STI Testing
  • Pregnancy Testing
  • Emergency Contraception

Call (715)-394-4117 to schedule an appointment.  Remember to identify yourself as a UW-Superior student. 

Location: 1406 Belknap Street Superior WI 54880

Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30-4:30

Transportation to Medical Appointments

Free cab service is available from Courtesy Cab for students needing transportation from campus to their medical appointment at Essentia Health St. Mary’s-Superior Clinic. Students may call 218-590-9222 to request cab service and identify themselves as an UW-Superior student. A valid UW-Superior Student ID number will be necessary to obtain this free service.

Mental Health Crisis Resources

Mental Health Emergency, call 911 or contact one of the other crisis options available

  • Superior Police: 911
  • UWS Campus Safety: 715-394-8114
  • Douglas County 24-hour Crisis Line: 715-392-8216
  • National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
  • Crisis Text Line, Crisis Counselor: Text HOME to 741741 or Text MN to 741741
  • Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255, press 1 or text 838255
  • Trans Lifeline’s Hotline: 1-877-565-8860

SilverCloud

Services are available through SilverCloud. SilverCloud is an online, self-guided, interactive platform that provides UW-Superior students with a variety of modules addressing anxiety, depression, stress, insomnia, as well developing greater personal resilience. These modules will be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week and can be accessed through any device at no cost to the UW campus user. Each module is self-paced and can be completed at the users’ convenience.

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