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Student Health Clinic

Psychiatric Services

The Student Health Clinic provides payschiatric services related to psychiatric medication evaluation and managment of medications including comprehensive evaluations and pharmacotherapy under the direction of a psychiatrist and psychiatric nurse practitioner. A liaison exists with the University of Northern Iowa’s Counseling Center for additional mental health/behavioral heatlh services.

Our Philosophy of Care

  • Treatment is client-centered, focusing on individual needs and concerns in the context of our clients' lives outside the treatment setting
  • Treatment recommendations are strength-based, using the available client and community resources rather than focused on deficits of pathology
  • Treatment includes multiple modalities as needed such as psychotherapy, crisis management, medications, environmental support, and mobilization of community resources
  • Clients’ autonomy and choices are always maximized

Medication Refills:

Please allow 1-2 working days for prescription refills that have been prescribed by UNI student health clinic providers.  Prescriptions for controlled substances cannot be phoned in to a pharmacy.  Because controlled substances are strictly controlled by the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) students may encounter some difficulties getting their medication when away from home.  A written, dated prescription is required.

Hours of Operation

Sessions are available by appointment.  There is a fee for missed appointments.  For more information contact the Student Health Clinic at 319-273-2009.

RESOURCES FOR EMERGENCY AND/OR AFTER-HOURS ASSISTANCE

UNI Public Safety Office: Campus Emergency 319-273-4000 or 911
Emergency: 911
Sartori Hospital Emergency: 515 College Street, Cedar Falls, IA, 319-268-3090
Allen Hospital Emergency: 1825 Logan Avenue, Waterloo, IA, 319-235-3697
Covenant Hospital Emergency: 3421 W. 9th Street, Waterloo, IA, 319-272-7050
Covenant Nurse On-Call: 319-272-2600
Black Hawk Grundy County Mental Health Center: 319-234-2893
National Suicide Hotlines:
        National Hopeline Network 1-800-SUICIDE or1-800-784-2433
        National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK
        1-800-273-8255 •LifeLine Chat•

On-line Screening


ULifeline offers students a mental health screening tool, information about mental health issues geared towards you, and resources for learning more and getting help. Go to Ulifeline.org.


 

 

Pharmacy Hours

Monday through Friday
  8:00am-4:30pm (closed for lunch 12:30pm-1:00pm)
 

Pharmacy Phone: (319) 273-2154
Pharmacy Fax: (319) 273-5101

Accreditation

The Student Health Clinic is an AAAHC accredited facility. We participate in a voluntary site survey to measure the quality of our services and performance against nationally recognized standards of The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care.

Accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, INC