Health and Wellness Services
The physical and mental well-being of our students is a priority for us. We are dedicated to creating a culture of CARE (compassionate, authentic, respectful and empowering).
Students needing medical and wellness attention are urged to contact one of the medical resources below.
Oaklawn Medical Group (downtown Olivet)
202 N. Main St., Olivet
200 N. Madison, Marshall
Counseling Services at Olivet College
Initial Consultations are currently being offered to all students by an on-campus licensed professional counselor. These free, brief meetings are to discuss the student’s concerns, develop a plan, and determine the best service to address any continued needs.
Some goals of an Initial Consultation may be: to plan for safety; to arrange to have ongoing individual counseling off-campus; to feel better, get a different perspective, or solve a problem; or learn a skill or technique to reduce distress.
These consultations are available
- Tuesdays, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
- Thursdays, 1 – 4 p.m.
- Fridays (via Zoom), 10 a.m. – 3 p.m..
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to schedule an appointment. Appointments can also be scheduled in the Student Engagement Office (Mott 208).
Group counseling is currently being offered via Zoom for Fall 2020. Email email@example.com for more information or for the Zoom link.
COVID Support Group with Dr. Erica Pearson, LPC, NCC
Mondays, 6 – 7 p.m.
Group Counseling with Lyza Ballard, LMSW
Thursdays, 7 – 8 p.m.
September: Body Image/Body Positivity
October: Managing Anxiety
November: Managing Depression
Counseling Services in the Community
Long-term and ongoing counseling services for students are currently available through Telehealth in the community. Some local options are listed below, but students can always contact the mental health provider of their choice. These community visits are not free. Mental health providers bill through a student’s health insurance, and every provider varies with which form of health insurance they accept. Call the number on your insurance card to verify coverage for mental health services. Students are responsible for all expenses associated with treatment.
Community Mental Health
812 East Jolly Rd., Lansing
517-346-8200 (to schedule appointment)
888-800-1559 (non-crisis services)
800-372-8460 (mental health emergency crisis)
Abbott Road Center for the Family
425 W. Grand River Ave., East Lansing
Peaceful Balance Counseling
64 Van Sickle Dr., Charlotte
Adult Mental Health Emergency Crisis
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Text TALK to 741741
If a student would like assistance making an appointment with any of the above providers, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.