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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Helping to Heal Broken Hearts

PSU researcher hopes to improve cardiovascular patients’ long-term outcomes » A broken heart and a heart attack may not have very much in common, but they’re both painful in their own way, and both can leave scars. Unlike the scars that follow heartbreak, scars following heart attack don’t fade with time, and they often prove […]

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Panther Pride: Ski Hard, Smile Big

Freydis Holla Einarsdottir ’19 came this close to competing in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Since coming to PSU, she’s been posting top finishes for the women’s ski team, and in March she became the first woman in Plymouth State history to compete in the NCAA Championships, the biggest race in collegiate ski racing. […]