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South Campus

Find mental, financial and physical health resources available at our South Campus.

Crisis intervention

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

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Luzerne 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.

Luzerne County Assistance

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

Luzerne County Department of Human Services

Offers assistance with mental health, developmental services, family services, substance use and veterans' affairs.

Counseling and psychiatry resources

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

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

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

Bill Poray, LCSW
1605 River Road, Jenkins Township, PA 18640 
Insurances: GHP including Gold, Highmark

Robinson Counseling Center (outpatient and medication management)
335 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
Outpatient: 570-825-6425
SUD: 570-301-0935
Insurances: CCBH, commercial 

Saxon Psychiatric Services
1425 Shoemaker Ave., West Wyoming, PA 18644

Wayne Woznikaitis, LPC
480 Peirce St., Suite 108, Kingston, PA 18704 
Insurances: BCBS, Optum, Geisinger

Michelle Zapotoski, LPC
54 N. Mountain Blvd., Mountain Top, PA 18707
Insurances: Aetna, BCBS, Highmark, Optum, UBH/UHC
Specialties: Anxiety, perfectionism 

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


Emergency care

Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center

1000 E. Mountain Drive, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711

Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre

25 Church St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18765

Urgent care

Geisinger ConvenientCare

1155 E. Mountain Blvd., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
175 S. Wilkes-Barre Blvd., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
560 Pierce St., Kingston, PA 18704

Primary care

The Wright Center

335 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702

The Wright Center

250 Old River Road, Wilkes-Barre, PA

Stephanie Ellis, MD

499 Wyoming Ave., Kingston, PA 18704

Eye care

Butler Eye Care

34 S. Main St., Suite 5, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701

Biernacki Eye Associates

82 S. Washington St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701

Dental care

David Shemo, DMD

360 Kidder St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702

Robert Shemo, DMD

394 Wyoming Ave., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702

Frederick Dental Group

44 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701

Health and wellness

Fame Strength
175 Welles St. Rear, Forty Fort, PA 18704

NEPA CrossFit
180 Courtright St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702

Odyssey Fitness
401 Coal St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702

Planet Fitness
21 Gateway Shopping Center B, Edwardsville, PA 18704 

YMCA - Greater Wyoming Valley Area
40 W. Northampton St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701

Danko’s All American Fitness
3 N. River St., Plains, PA 18705

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