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Health Services — Physical Health
Northwood University’s on-campus Health Center is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on regular class days during the fall and spring semesters.
- MidMichigan Medical Center – Emergency Department
- Available 24 Hours a day
- Expensive option for minor illness
- Always use 911 emergency system for life-threatening events
- Walk-In Clinics Available:
- MidMichigan Urgent Care
- Hope Urgent Care
Counseling Center — Mental Health
The Counseling Center provides free, confidential services for both mental health and personal growth/support. One-on-one services are available to help students address concerns including but not limited to:
- Mental Health:
- Stress Management
- Athletic Performance
- Eating and health concerns
- Personal Growth/Support:
- Family or relationship concerns
- Transitioning to college life
- Career decision making
- LGBTQ support
- Sexual health or assault
These services are free and focused on short term counseling intervention; students who need longer-term services are offered referral assistance and/or other university and community resources. Services are for all currently enrolled students at Northwood University — Midland, MI. Staff are licensed mental health professionals and/or supervised graduate student trainees.
The Counseling Center is located in the back of the Plaster Building in the McNair Center Room 122. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Appointments are available from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Appointment requests can be made by emailing or logging into My.Northwood to access the Counseling Center home page. Students can access counseling information, resources, schedule an appointment and much more.
Andy P. Sovis, LMSW
Director of Counseling
Phone: (989) 837-4506
For emergency situations, always dial 911 first, and then campus security.
Comprised of University Employees who interact with students in a variety of settings, the Care Team meets every two weeks to proactively prevent or reduce problems faced by students.
The Care Team exists to provide an individualized support system for Northwood University students, including counseling and a coordinated response by University departments to promote student success.
- Students and Peers:
- Disengaging or isolating behavior
- Missing class or not completing assignments
- Significant change in behavior or appearance
- Problematic behaviors such as alcohol or drug abuse, self-mutilation or other uncharacteristic or concerning behavior
- Any other information that leads one to be concerned for the health and safety of another student
- Reports/complaints of bullying
- All of the above items
- Any family-related problems or issues, which could include divorce or death of a family member
- Expressions by the student of being overwhelmed, extremely homesick, wanting to quit or give up
- All of the above items
- See referral form