Reed College Health and Counseling (HCC) services are available to evaluate, maintain, and promote general student health so that students may make the most of their education.
The counseling staff includes psychologists, psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners, a case manager, and psychology and psychiatric nurse practitioner interns and residents. The medical staff includes physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, and a medical assistant. The clinic also supports wellness with a variety of student promoted wellness activities.
The Health and Counseling Center will close for the summer at noon on Tuesday, May 17th. No clinical services (ie, medical, counseling, wellness, or acupuncture) will be available at this office during the summer break.
Resources for medical and mental health care in Portland can be found on this website.
Before you leave for the break, please arrange to do the following:
1. Make appointments now for prescription refills and to discuss your health care as needed through the break.
2. Return crutches and canes or other items to HCC, or, if no one is present at HCC when you come by, give items to Community Safety, with the borrower’s name.
3. If this is your last year at Reed, you are encouraged to ask for a copy of your immunization record for your personal file.
The HCC is following the development of the spread of Zika virus. The CDC has issued a health alert and a travel advisory for travel to the affected areas.
The illness is usually mild with symptoms lasting from several days to a week. Severe disease requiring hospitalization is uncommon.
Researchers are studying the possible link between Zika virus infection and microcephaly. For that reason, pregnant women are advised to postpone travel to the affected areas at this time.
Welcome from Kate Smith, Director of Health and Counseling Services
Welcome to the Reed College Health and Counseling Center (HCC)!
The HCC offers counseling, medication consultation and management, primary care medical services, and an array of wellness services that include the Mind Spa (come check it out!). We also offer biofeedback instruction and consultation for stress management. Community Wellness programming continues with the Peer Health Advocate (PHA) and Night Owl programs, providing a variety of student-initiated activities and ventures.
Our hours are 9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday, with extended clinic hours (until 7:00pm) on Tuesdays.
All of the staff at the HCC wish you a healthy and successful year and encourage you to let us know if we can help you along the way.