Tag: Health

Harm Reduction and Overdose Workshop!
Diversity/Inclusion, Wednesday, Wellness

Harm Reduction and Overdose Workshop!

The Harm Reduction and Overdose Prevention Workshop that is being held in the Stafford Auditorium Wednesday (2/8/23) from 4:00-6:00pm. Overdoses do not discriminate! Come learn about harm reduction, current drug trends, fentanyl, signs of an opioid overdose, Narcan, and how to save a life. Do you or someone in your life use substances? Do you go to parties? Do you know how dangerous fentanyl is and how often it (unknowingly) is mixed in with other substances? Do you know about naloxone/Narcan? Stop by the Wellness Center and pick up a Harm Reduction Kit, no questions asked! Each kit consists of two doses of Narcan, fentanyl testing strips, instructions, resources, and additional information.  Harm Reduction and Overdose Prevention Kits can and ...
Report harassment, discrimination, or sexual misconduct
Announcements & Events, Wellness

Report harassment, discrimination, or sexual misconduct

**This link is now available at the bottom of Sparty Says** There is a new resource available to you.  At the bottom of every page on the Castleton web site, you will see this link:    If you believe you have been the subject of harassment, discrimination, or sexual misconduct, you may use this form to notify the University. Castleton takes all such incidents very seriously. There is no place in our community for such behavior.  This form is not to be used in emergencies.  If you are in immediate danger, contact Public Safety at 802-468-1215, the Castleton Police at 802-468-5012, or call 9-1-1.  Please note also that completing this form does not constitute a formal report or complaint. It is just an alert that an incident occurred. ...
2023 Rutland Area Medical Community Scholarship Program
Drafts/wednesday, Opportunities/Your Future

2023 Rutland Area Medical Community Scholarship Program

The 2023 Rutland Area Medical Community Scholarship program application process is now open for any interested high school senior and college students pursuing a career in the healthcare field. The deadline for scholarship applications is March 15th, 2023.Attached are the program guidelines and the 2023 application.  Please share this information with any students who might be interested in applying for a scholarship! Due to the generosity and support of our Rutland area medical community, this year’s awards have been increased to $2,500 each. For more information about the Rutland Area Medical Community Scholarship, or to download an application please visit https://www.rrmc.org or call 802.747.3634. 2023_RAMC_Scholarship-applicationDownload 2023_RAMC_Scholarship-GuidelinesDownload...
Counselor available on Tuesdays!
Wellness

Counselor available on Tuesdays!

Good news from the Wellness Center!  Social worker Jackie Eddy will be on campus on Tuesdays from 8 am to 4 pm for in-person counseling sessions for students. ​Students will not need to use their insurance to pay for their counseling with Jackie.  The counseling sessions will be free of charge.   Jackie can provide help with everyday life stressors and challenges, communication issues, transitions, anxiety, relationship struggles, depression, self-esteem, and self-confidence. Reach out today!   Contact Jackie directly: 802-565-1655 Sending her an email at greenmountainpsych@gmail.com On the web! *Photo credit: stock giant on Vecteezy.com | the word Tuesday in calendar format
Would you like to see a private off-campus counselor?
Wellness

Would you like to see a private off-campus counselor?

Castleton has been partnering with the ShrinkSpace to assist you in finding a private practice counselor.  That service is still available and can be used just as it has before but it has a new name: Welltrack connect. Castleton University partners with Welltrack Connect to help you find off-campus mental health care providers. Connect makes it easier to find the best fit for your needs, with search filters for providers’ specialty, social identity, the health insurance they accept, and more. Click here to connect with providers who meet your particular needs. The Wellness Center has arranged to have a private space available to you to see your counselor for an online appointment.   Please contact Jeanean Dunlap in the Wellness Center to res...
Welcome from the Wellness Center!
Important Schedules, Wellness

Welcome from the Wellness Center!

Greetings Castleton Students!   Everyone is Welcome Here! We are so excited to welcome new students to Castleton and to welcome back returning students!  The Wellness Center is open to all students this semester and we look forward to seeing you. The Wellness Center is located on the second floor of the Campus Center.  We are open from 9am - 4pm Monday - Friday.   Masks are required. Please see our website for our nurses' hours.  No appointments are necessary to see a nurse.   We will have five counselors available to work with students.  Students will be able to choose whether they would like to see a counselor in person or through telehealth (zoom), or a combination of in-person and online.  An app...
COVID-19 Update for Spring 2023
Wellness

COVID-19 Update for Spring 2023

Welcome back for Spring semester 2023.  We are monitoring the increase in COVID-19 cases in our state and region, Castleton University remains committed to an on-time and in-person semester. There are some specific actions you can take now so that together we can minimize the impact of COVID-19 on that goal.     Testing  It is encouraged that all of you complete a rapid COVID-19 test. If your test is positive, please click here to see what you need to do. Rapid antigen tests are available at the Wellness Center and at the information desk of the Campus Center.  Taking action to reduce the spread of Covid-19 will contribute to a successful start of the semester.      Complete your vaccination by getting a booster shot   Our community bene...