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The Whole Health Team at Plymouth State University welcomes you to PSU!

Our mission is to work collaboratively together to provide you, the student, with quality health services that meet every dimension of your wellness: physical, emotional, occupational, spiritual, environmental, social and intellectual.

Our services include medical treatment, health and safety education, and counseling.

We are here to help you be well!

Recent News

Q: How do I get the Morning After Pill?

April 14th, 2011 by Cara

A: The morning after pill, also called Plan B or emergency contraception is available at the local pharmacy.  You do not need a prescription. It is best if the pill is taken within 72 hours of intercourse, but can be taken up to 120 hours after.  However, the chance of preventing a pregnancy decreases as […]

Q: Why does a Health Service provider or nurse always ask if I’m pregnant?

April 14th, 2011 by Cara

A: Pregnancy can mimic many other illnesses or diseases, certain medications can be harmful to a fetus, and even with contraception there is still a risk of pregnancy. Tell your provider if you are not at risk for becoming pregnant due to your sexual orientation.

Q: What if I am concerned about sexually transmitted infections (STI’s) and want to be tested for “everything”?

April 14th, 2011 by Cara

A: It is very important that you are completely honest with your provider about your sexual activity.  You and your provider can discuss what tests might be appropriate for your level of activity and risk. STI tests can be done through Health Services.

Featured in Plymouth Magazine

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From Ew! to Awe

Seeing rats in a whole new light » They’ve taken the rap for the spread of the Bubonic Plague in Medieval Europe. Their name is synonymous with scoundrel, traitor, and snitch. And then there are their tails: long and skinny, pink and seemingly hairless. They’re rats, and they’re probably the last animals you’d think would […]

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¡Bienvenidos a Cuba!

PSU professor and her students discover the challenges and joys of visiting Cuba » Political science professor Filiz Otucu Ruhm always dreamed of going to Cuba. In fact, she planned on visiting the island more than a decade ago. “The social scientist in me wanted to observe Castro’s Cuba, then go back after Castro, and […]

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Building Excitement

Get an inside look at PSU’s newest building.