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Health Needs

We can help you with the following and more:
  • Blood pressure checks
  • Treatment of minor injuries
  • Treatment of minor illnesses such as colds, flu, etc.
  • Confidential referral for treatment
  • Physician referrals for all specialties
  • Allergy injections
There is no charge for routine services provided by the college nurse, Melissa Melton, RN.
 
Dr. Richard Teplick is in the Wellness Center seeing students every Thursday from 10:30 am through 12:00 pm during the school year.  Please call 251-380-2270 to schedule an appointment.
 
 
JULY 1ST IS THE DEADLINE FOR MEDPROCTOR FORM SUBMISSION TO THE WELLNESS CENTER. 

Counseling Needs

Counselors are available in the Wellness Center.  Walk-ins are also welcome.  After hours please contact your RA for emergency situations.

Our Staff is Dodie Ward, Melinda Rader, Shivani Bhakta, Licensed Counselors. There is no charge for counseling services in our office. You can contact our office at 251-380-2270.

We can help you with the following and more:

  • Relationship issues
  • Family matters
  • Alcohol or other drug use
  • Self esteem
  • Academic performance
  • Eating disorders
  • Sexuality
  • Depression
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Crisis intervention

Hours and Location on Campus

The Wellness Center is located in Toolen Hall. 
 
Office hours are 8:30am - 12pm and 1pm - 4:30pm.
 
Counseling services available 9:00am - 4:00pm.
 
We ask that you schedule appointments in advance, when possible.
 
Please call (251) 380-2271 to schedule your appointment. 

Meet the Staff

Secretary: 

Lynn Abbott

Phone: 251-380-2270 (Main)

Phone: 251-380-2271 (Direct)

Health Services:

Melissa Melton, RN., MSN

Director of Wellness Center 

Phone: 251-380-2271 

Fax: 251-460-2108

Dr. Teplick 

Physician 

Counseling Services:

Shivani Bhakta, MS, ALC 

Associate Licensed Counselor 

Phone: 251-380-2270

Melinda Rader, MS, LPC-S

Licensed Professional Counselor and Supervisor

Phone: 251-380-2270

Dodie Ward, MS, LPT

Licensed Psychologist 

Phone: 251-380-2270

Counseling Services Forms
Counseling Intake Form (.pdf, 49K)

Please complete this form before arriving for your counseling session

Required Medical Forms

All traditional undergraduate students are required to have medical insurance that will cover them in the State of Alabama.

Med+Proctor (.pdf, 50K)

All required personal health information and immunization records are collected through Med+Pass. Please log in and set up an account using your student email address at http://www.medproctor.com/.  

 
Allergy Injection Form (.pdf, 282K)

If you require allergy injections in the Wellness Center, please read and complete the attached form and email it back to the Wellness Center.

Community Health and Counseling Referrals
If you are in need of additional services above and beyond the services provided by the Wellness Center, please refer to this list.
Community Resources (.docx, 21K)
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SHC Wellness Center Services
Request a counseling appointment
Peer Support And Awareness Action Team
Peer Support and Awareness Action Team
Student Health 101
Student Health Newsletter
Read the latest health and wellness topics from the current issue of Student Health 101.
Freshman Orientation Newsletter
New Students:  Please read the Orientation Newsletter from Student Health 101 to get the most out of your Student Health 101 experience!
Health Topics
Centers for Disease Control/H1N1
Sexual Health
Sexually Transmitted Infection Information
General Wellness
Flu Information
Drug Information
Mental Health Topics
Depression and Anxiety
College Students and Stress
Test Anxiety
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