Mental Health

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We're a residential college, so you’ll be spending a lot of time living with and getting to know other Grinnellians. Our residence halls are grouped on three sides: North Campus, South Campus, and East Campus. The residence halls all have their own quirks and bonuses, but all...

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At Grinnell, we want to make it easy for you to make healthy choices. From fun workout classes to food, we’ll give you lots of great options — and the resources to look for more. Staying Active Sixty percent of Grinnell students join either varsity or club sports teams, but you...
Following are contact numbers for providers of primary health and mental health care and services in Grinnell. This list does not constitute recommendation or endorsement of any of these providers. For information about specialists, dental care providers, and providers and...
1.  You have the right to receive consultation and treatment in a timely fashion which is commensurate with your symptoms.  Your corresponding responsibility is to be proactive about contacting Student Health and Counseling Services (SHACS) when you start to feel badly, rather...
SHACS Online is an electronic record system which allows you to manage your health forms and some of your appointments at SHACS.  It also automatically generates email reminders of your upcoming appointments at SHACS. Please visit SHACS Online to: Complete your required health...

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Name and class year: Samantha Schwartz '14Hometown: Lawrence, KansasMajor: PsychologyCo-curriculars: Grinnell Singers, Psychology SEPC, Psi ChiFavorite wellness tip: Practice gratitude. Spend a few minutes before bed identifying five things that went well today. Then, for at...

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SHACS offers health and mental health services to support your personal and academic growth and success at Grinnell.  In addition to the immediate care you require, we also provide you with the tools and information you need to develop lifelong self-care and wellness habits. ...
President Kington's commitment to prevention of sexual misconduct and substance abuse required an examination and plan to improve how the college community prevents incidents of sexual misconduct alongside a review of how we respond to allegations and acts of sexual misconduct....