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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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Let the Sunshine In

A Strategic Approach to a Sustainable Campus » Compressed Natural Gas powers the campus’s hot water and heat. A geothermal system heats and cools the Hanaway Rink at the PSU Ice Arena and Welcome Center. Biomass fuel keeps the new ALLWell North facility warm and provides hot water. And now solar panels on the roof […]

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Hope for Hypertension

Jennifer DuPont ’08 is investigating what triggers high blood pressure as we age Sixty-seven million Americans have it. Nearly a thousand people die from it each day. And in just one year, it can cost the nation more than $40 million. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, takes a tremendous toll on our country, both in […]

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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 […]