Lakehead University

Site: Thunder Bay - University Centre

Service: Student Health and Counselling Centre

Description & Services
Public Comments Please note the clinic is closed on holidays. 
 
For emergencies outside the Centre and on campus, please call Security at 807-343-8911. Emergencies include chest pain, seizures, and injuries
Description (Service) University community medical clinic
 
  • Offers primary health and mental health care to Lakehead University students 
  • Students who have a local family physician are encouraged to continue to receive medical care from him or her, when possible, to ensure continuity of their medical care
 
Team of medical professionals provides primary care for: 
  • episodic illnesses and chronic medical conditions 
  • mental health concerns 
  • sexual health concerns 
  • wellness examinations and annual physicals
 
Counselling team provides students with short or long term emotional support for: 
  • Depression 
  • Eating disorders 
  • Family and relationship issues 
  • General mental health issues 
  • Grief 
  • Stress 
  • Substance abuse concerns
 
Leave the Pack Behind team 
Promotes smoking cessation among occasional and regular smokers
Hours Office: Mon-Wed, Fri 8:45 am-4:15 pm * Thu 8:45 am-3:30 pm 
Telephone Answering: Mon-Fri 8:45 am-4:15 pm, usually closed for lunch between 12:30 pm-1:30 pm
Areas Served Thunder Bay
Eligibility Medical: 
  • Currently enrolled Lakehead University (Thunder Bay campus) students who have paid the Health Services Support Fee in their tuition.  
  • Provincial health card or alternate health coverage, such as University Health Insurance Plan, documentation and student card required
 
Counselling: 
Currently enrolled Lakehead University (Thunder Bay campus) students
 
Note: The Health Services Support Fee is not the same as the LUSU Medical/Dental Insurance Fee
Application Services are by appointment which can be made by calling or visiting the Centre, but not by email
Languages English
Fees Service - Additional fees may apply for third-party medical services; inquire when booking an appointment
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-343-8361
Fax 807-346-7740
E-Mail health@lakeheadu.ca
Website www.lakeheadu.ca/current-students/student-health-and-counselling-centre
Primary Contact Karen Chan, Manager
Site Location Lakehead University
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address Prettie Residence
955 Oliver Rd
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1
 
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Intersection Oliver Rd and Balmoral St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development (MAESD) ; Fees - Service