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Crisis intervention

For after-hour emergencies, students should contact one of the providers listed under resources below, call the crisis intervention hotlines below, call the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) or go to the nearest emergency room. 


Helpline NEPA

888-829-1341 or 570-829-1341

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-8255

The National Domestic Violence Hotline

1-800-799-7233

Lackawanna County Victims Resource Center

570-823-0765


County resources

Treatment Locator Map

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) – Use the SAMHSA website to locate treatment facilities and agencies (various levels of care) within an identified geographic region.


Lackawanna County Assistance

570-963-4525
Offers assistance with Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)/food stamps, Cash Assistance, Medical Assistance, Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).

Lackawanna County Department of Human Services

Offers assistance with mental health, developmental services, family services, substance use.

Counseling and psychiatry resources


Emergency care

Geisinger Community Medical Center

1800 Mulberry St., Scranton, PA 18510
570-703-8128


Regional Hospital of Scranton

746 Jefferson Ave., Scranton, PA 18509
570-348-7100


Moses Taylor Hospital

700 Quincy Ave., Scranton, PA 18510
570-340-2100

Urgent care

Geisinger CareWorks

3 W. Olive St., Scranton, PA 18508
570-207-4054


Medicus Urgent Care

1208 O’Neill Hwy., Dunmore, PA 18512
570-207-2612


Express Urgent Care

449 Scranton/Carbondale Hwy., Dickson City, PA 18508
570-344-6000

Primary care

Geisinger Mt. Pleasant

531 Mt. Pleasant Dr., Scranton, PA 18503
570-342-8500


Kurt Moran, MD

10 Green Ridge St., Suite 2, Scranton, PA 18509
570-347-8966


The Wright Center

1401 Fellows St., Scranton, PA 18504
570-591-5280

Eye care

Boyle Eye Specialists

3 W. Olive St., Suite 103, Scranton, PA 18508
570-300-7002


Eye Care Specialists

425 Adams Ave., Scranton, PA 18509
570-558-3937


Acuity Laser Eye & Vision Center

4 Meadow Ave., Scranton, PA 18505
570-504-1530

Dental care

Dr. Tanya Cheeseman-Fanning

313 Mulberry St., Scranton, PA 18503
570-346-7760


Dr. Mary Grace Rizzo-Fryzel

300 Lackawanna Ave., Unit 107, Marketplace at Steamtown, Scranton, PA 18503
570-343-4472


TLC Dental

703 Cedar Ave., Scranton, PA 18505
570-346-6966

Health and wellness


Needlestick policy


Student health and disability insurance


Contact Student Health Services (SHS)

SHS administrative office
Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
Medical Sciences Building, First floor, 1062 W
525 Pine St., Scranton, PA 18509
570-558-4290
Fax: 570-558-4295

Hours of operation: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Dr. Richard Martin
Medical Director

Paul Burke, RN
Manager
570-558-4290
pburke2@geisinger.edu 

Michelle L. Ostroski, MSW, LSW
Clinical Well-being Specialist
570-558-4290 
mlostroski@geisinger.edu 

Kyle Strobel, MS, NCC, LPC
Behavioral Health Therapist
570-558-4294
klstrobel@geisinger.edu 

Terry Waibel
Administrative Assistant
570-558-4293
twaibel@geisinger.edu