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North campus

All the resources students at our North Campus need, all in one place.

Crisis intervention

For after-hour emergencies, contact one of the providers below, call the crisis intervention hotlines, access telehealth services or go to the nearest emergency room. 

Scranton Counseling Center 24-Hour crisis hotline

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Lackawanna County Victims Resource Center

The National Domestic Violence Hotline

Crisis Text Line
Text “Home” to 741741 to connect with a crisis counselor.

County resources

Treatment Locator Map

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) – Use the SAMHSA website to find treatment facilities and agencies (various levels of care) nearby.

Lackawanna County Assistance

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

Lackawanna County Department of Human Services

Offers assistance with mental health, developmental and family services and substance misuse.

Counseling and psychiatry resources

Suzanne Bass, LCSW, BCD
106 Stone Ave., Clarks Summit, PA
Emergency line: 570-947-7382

Tiffany Griffiths and Associates
Locations: Peckville, Dunmore, Clarks Summit
Services: Therapy, testing, psychological, neuropsychological psychoeducation 
Insurances: State and commercial 

Megan Ryman, MA, LPC, NCC, CADC
650 Boulevard Ave., Dickson City, PA
Insurances: Geisinger, Highmark, BCBS

Integrative Counseling Services
300 Mulberry St., Suite 201, Scranton, PA
Insurances: CCBH, BCBS, Magellan, Geisinger, Cigna, Aetna, Medicare, Optum, UBH, AARP, Humana, Tricare, UMR, ChampVA, Chip, UPMC
Sliding scale available

Dr. Kuna and Associates
Lackawanna County
Insurances: State and commercial
Sliding scale available
Testing: Psychoeducational, ADHD, psychological

Dr. Joel Cahn
Clinical psychologist
106 Colburn Ave., Clarks Summit, PA 18411
Insurances: Highmark, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Geisinger, Medicare, Optum/United Health Care 
Specialties: Depression, anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, ADHD, insomnia, grief, stress management, trauma, neurodiversity issues
LGBTQIA+ inclusive

Dr. Rosemary Caolo, LCSW
1512 East Gibson St., Scranton, PA 18510
Insurances: Accepts most insurance
Specialties: Depression, anxiety, domestic violence, grief 

Dr. Cynthia Edwards-Hawver
Clinical psychologist 
400 S. State St., Clarks Summit, PA 18411

Dr. Patricia Fox
Clinical psychologist
203 Greenwood Ave., Clarks Summit, PA 18411
Experience with medical students

Sheryl Gross, LCSW (primarily VT)
811 Quincy Ave., Scranton, PA 18510
Insurances: Geisinger, Highmark, Optum, UBH
Specialties: Anxiety, stress, depression, relationship issues 

Paul Janeski Counseling and Psychotherapy, LLC
Insurances: Highmark, BCBS, Geisinger, Magellan, Optum, UBH
Specialties: Addiction, anxiety, depression, collegiate mental health and stress management, LGBTQIA

Jewish Family Service of Lackawanna County
615 Jefferson Ave., Suite 204, Scranton, PA 18510
Insurances: CCBH and most other insurances 
Sliding scale available

Dr. Fauve Luckey
Clinical psychologist 
400 S. State St., Clarks Summit, PA 18411
Insurance: Highmark
Specialties: Anxiety, OCD, depression, school stress, trauma, family issues
Sliding scale available

Marworth Outpatient (substance use)

Drug & Alcohol Treatment Services
441 Wyoming Ave., Scranton, PA 18503

Marywood Psychological Services
2300 Adams Ave., Scranton, PA 18509
Sliding scale available
Services: Individual and couples counseling, personality testing 

Counseling & Wellness Center (Marah Yatko)
1021 Moosic St., Scranton, PA 18505
4 Meadow Ave., Scranton, PA 18505
570-961-9355 (Marah: 570-351-7373, 
Insurances: Aetna, BCBS, First Priority Health, Highmark, Geisinger, UBH, Optum.
Sliding scale available 
Specialties: Test anxiety, stress, EMDR

Thaxton Wellness Center
Locations in Scranton
Insurances: Aetna, Amerihealth, Beacon, Cigna, EAP, Geisinger, Highmark/BCBS, Magellan, Medicare, Multiplan, Optum/United Healthcare, Tricare, UPMC
Sliding scale available

Dr. Margaret Mahoney
3 West Olive St., Scranton, PA 18503 US

Emergency care

Geisinger Community Medical Center

1800 Mulberry St., Scranton, PA 18510

Regional Hospital of Scranton

746 Jefferson Ave., Scranton, PA 18509

Moses Taylor Hospital

700 Quincy Ave., Scranton, PA 18510

Urgent care

Geisinger Convenient Care

3 W. Olive St., Scranton, PA 18508

Medicus Urgent Care

1208 O’Neill Highway, Dunmore, PA 18512

Express Urgent Care

449 Scranton/Carbondale Highway, Dickson City, PA 18508

Primary care

Geisinger Mt. Pleasant

531 Mt. Pleasant Drive, Scranton, PA 18503

The Wright Center

1401 Fellows St., Scranton, PA 18504

Eye care

Boyle Eye Specialists

3 W. Olive St., Suite 103, Scranton, PA 18508

Eye Care Specialists

425 Adams Ave., Scranton, PA 18509

Acuity Laser Eye & Vision Center

4 Meadow Ave., Scranton, PA 18505

Dental care

Dr. Tanya Cheeseman-Fanning

313 Mulberry St., Scranton, PA 18503

Dr. Mary Grace Rizzo-Fryzel

300 Lackawanna Ave., Unit 107, Marketplace at Steamtown, Scranton, PA 18503

TLC Dental

703 Cedar Ave., Scranton, PA 18505

Health and wellness

Active Health Chiropractic
371 N. 9th Ave., Scranton, PA 18504

Crunch Fitness
300 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton, PA 18503

Planet Fitness
1624 Nay Aug Ave., Scranton, PA 18509

The Giving Tree Wellness Center
311 Penn Ave., Scranton, PA 18503

Scranton JCC
601 Jefferson Ave., Scranton, PA 18510

Local community

Needlestick policy

Student health and disability insurance

Wellness resources

Geisinger Commonwealth offers students a wealth of resources related to every aspect of well-being:

  • Emotional 
  • Environmental 
  • Financial 
  • Intellectual 
  • Occupational 
  • Physical 
  • Social 
  • Spiritual 
Current students can log in to our wellness resources SharePoint site.

These therapists aren’t employed by or connected with Geisinger College of Health Sciences. And they won’t be in a position to evaluate students’ academic performance and promotion. Access these or any community therapist by calling the provider’s office directly.

For after-hour emergencies, call the crisis intervention hotlines, 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.

Contact Student Health Services

Administrative office
Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
Medical Sciences Building, First floor, 1004W
525 Pine St., Scranton, PA 18509
Fax: 570-558-4295

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

Afghani Roshan, MD
Medical director

Paul Burke, BSN, RN

Terry Waibel
Administrative assistant