Western Peer Support- Health and Wellness - UCC Rm 38
The Health and Wellness Support Service is a service that aims to improve the health and quality of life of all undergraduate students at Western. It aims to provide services and educate on issues surrounding mental health, social health, campus safety, healthy lifestyles, and alcohol and substance abuse prevention. Email firstname.lastname@example.org on ways to get involved.
Psychological Services - WSSB 4th floor
Western's Student Development Centre provides professional, confidential psychological services free of charge to all Western students. Located on the fourth floor of Western's Student Services Building. Several services they offer are: individual counselling, crisis counselling, sexual assault, LGBTTQ2A, eating disorder, etc.
Health Unit staff members work in schools and in immunization clinics; they work with families to support their needs; they also inspect restaurants and businesses that sell food, swimming pools, tattoo shops, hairdressers, nail salons, spas and more. In addition, members of this team of professionals provide dental services to people who need them, do research in our communities and work with politicians and decision makers to create bylaws and guidelines that lead to healthier communities.
Health Services at Western offers on-site physiotherapy for students, staff and faculty. Physiotherapy promotes wellness, mobility and independent function. Physiotherapists are health professionals who provide assessment and treatment to individuals to develop, maintain and restore maximum movement and function throughout life. Treatment for those whose movement and function are threatened by aging, sport and work related injury, disease or environmental factors.
The registered dietitians from RD Services work with students at Western to help them reach their optimal nutritional status. The RDs offer one on one counselling, group presentations, cooking classes, and more both on and off campus.
Dietitians are available on campus Thursdays and Fridays. We have two dietitians available to work with you: Noelle Martin RD, Samantha Gianotti RD. The USC covers all costs for UWO undergraduate students; therefore it is FREE for you! Contact us today for your personal appointment. http://www.usc.uwo.ca/dietitian
Student Health Services - UCC Rm 11
Student Health Services is an appointment based medical clinic for all registered part-time and full-time students at Western and affiliated colleges. They offer medical care, counselling & psychiatry, birth control information, allergy injections/immunizations, STD counselling and more.
Campus Vision, located in the lower level of the UCC building (across from the book store), provides professional and complete optometric care and a full optical dispensary including optical frames, sunglasses and contact lenses. Our full-time doctors of optometry are available for appointments and offer priority service to students and staff.
Dr. Natascha Wesch is a Sport Psychology Consultant and a member of the Canadian Sport Psychology Association. Dr. Wesch works with athletes and coaches of all sport backgrounds, ages, and experience levels to help them develop elite mind performance.
Two on campus pharmacies are available for members of the Western Community. (Western Pharmacy- UCC Lower level) and Western Plaza Pharmacy (1153 Western Rd)
Services include; prescriptions, online refills, special packaging for your medications, over-the-counter remedies for coughs, colds, aches and pains, cosmetics and haircare items
Alcohol & Drugs
Alcoholic Anonymous Meetings take place in UCC, Room 369, at 2:30 Friday afternoons. It is open to anyone who has, or thinks he or she may have a problem with alcohol. Meetings offer information, support, and help toward recovery and are open to students, faculty, staff, and members of the general public.
The H.A. Leeper Speech and Hearing Clinic provides clinical training in speech language pathology and audiology for students enrolled in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders. It is also the home of the Southwestern Ontario sites of the Ontario Infant Hearing Program and the Preschool Speech and Language Initiative, tykeTALK. http://www.uwo.ca/fhs/csd/r
As a patient at the Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic, you can expect to see us working closely with you to develop a treatment plan that will result in your return to a pre-injury level of activity. We believe in providing cohesive, integrated multi-disciplinary treatment programs that are focused on injury prevention, patient education, diagnosis and rehabilitation. Our sport medicine team takes a dynamic and active approach in ensuring a seamless progression from early injury rehabilitation to peak performance. Through research and medical professional education initiatives, we are on the forefront of shaping sport medicine. http://fowlerkennedy.com/
Western Dental Clinic - Dental Sciences Building
Schulich Dentistry is a teaching institution, and thus, all care is provided by dental students, and supervised by licensed dentists. High standards are required of our students and our clinical faculty continually evaluates their skills. However, patients will pay lower fees for dental procedures of very high quality. http://www.schulich.uwo.ca/dentistry/mainclinicadult
Western Lifelabs- UCC Rm 34
Western has a Lifelab clinic on campus. LifeLabs is a Canadian company with nearly 50 years experience serving the needs of Canadians. Laboratory test results are used by healthcare professionals to accurately assess individual patient needs and identify effective treatments. http://www.lifelabs.com/
Chiropractor- UCC Lower level Rm 49
They function optimally when there is proper communication between our brain, our nervous system and our body. The presence of a subluxation will cause interference with this communication. If subluxations (V.S.C.) are present, you are a good candidate for chiropractic care. Chiropractic care improves the health and quality of life for all individuals.
Massage Therapy - Various locations on campus
Therapeutic massage involves the manipulation of the soft tissue structure of the body to prevent and alleviate pain discomfort, muscle spasm, and stress, while improving overall health and wellness. Offered at 3 different locations on campus: Health Services, Western Student Recreation Centre and Fowler Kennedy Clinic.
The UWO Student Emergency Response Team (SERT) is a student run, volunteer organization providing emergency medical response to 9-1-1 calls on Main, Brescia, and Huron Campuses. They provide service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week during the academic school year and 8:30-4:30 weekday service from May to August. They are dispatched through the Campus Community Police Service (CCPS) to any medical emergency on-campus, responding in three person co-ed teams.
Services for Students with Disabilities - WSSB Rm 4111
Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) plays a central role in Western’s efforts to ensure that its academic programs are accessible. SSD arranges academic accommodation for classes, exams, internships and other course or program activities. SSD also provides digital and Braille textbooks, accessible campus transportation, learning strategy instruction for students with learning disabilities, access to computer labs that are equipped with assistive technology, referrals for assessments and other services, and bursaries for students who meet OSAP’s eligibility criteria.