College is a time of change and transition. Many Tulsa Community College students are juggling classes, jobs, financial and family responsibilities while pursuing their education. Wellness Services empowers student success by identifying challenges and helping students find the appropriate resources to assist them in meeting their educational goals. Wellness Services offers a full spectrum of services that encompass education, prevention and intervention strategies so that students may choose the service level that is right for their needs.
Overview of Services:
• Comprehensive health education programming and promotion for students in multiple formats college wide
• Short term counseling and connection to community agencies for currently enrolled TCC students
• Partnerships with various student organizations, faculty and staff to foster positive and proactive relationships across the college
• Collaboration with Tulsa area community agencies to offer innovative events and appropriate referrals
Health Promotion & Education
“Health promotion is the process of enabling people to increase control over, and to improve, their health. It moves beyond a focus on individual behavior towards a wide range of social and environmental interventions. Health education is any combination of learning experiences designed to help individuals and communities improve their health, by increasing their knowledge or influencing their attitudes.” World Health Organization, 2017
College Wide Programs
- Health & Wellness Fair (Fall)
- Matters of the Heart (Spring)
- Relaxation Station (Fall)
- Destress Fest (Spring)
- Canines & Coffee (Finals Week)
- Wellness Connection presentations
- On campus screening events: HIV, STI, mental health
- Awareness booths featuring information on alcohol, tobacco, and drug abuse awareness, healthy relationships, sexual education, cancer prevention, body image and eating disorders, etc.
Short Term Counseling & Connection
Wellness Services provides short term counseling and connection to community resources for all currently enrolled TCC students. With the exception of situations that may threaten a student's safety or the safety of others, visits to Wellness Services are confidential and are not tied to academic records. Counseling services are available college wide.
To learn more about services or to set up an appointment, please contact:
Andrea Schroyer, MS, LPC (Southeast & Northeast)
LPC for Wellness Services
Jessica Heavin, MS, LPC, NCC, CEAP (Metro & West)
Director of Wellness Services
Domestic Violence Intervention Services (DVIS) Outreach Counseling
TCC’s partnership with Domestic Violence Intervention Services (DVIS) began in 2015. DVIS provides on site crisis intervention, safety planning, referrals for basic needs, assistance with hearings at both the college and criminal levels, and advocacy for police reports and sexual assault exams. DVIS also provides workshops and trainings for faculty, staff and students.
To learn more about services or to set up an appointment, please contact:
Lori Gonzalez, LPC
(918) 805-4794 (work cell)
(918) 743-5763 (24 hour information and crisis line)
*Service hours below vary due to crises at different locations. Please call to schedule an appointment whenever possible.
Student Union, FC 100
7505 W. 41st St.
Tulsa, OK 74107
909 South Boston Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74119
10300 E. 81st St.
Tulsa, OK 74133
3727 E. Apache
Tulsa, OK 74115
Student Assistance Program
TCC is committed to the well-being of our students. We believe that a healthy student, free of excessive worries and life stressors, is a successful and happy student. To support this belief, TCC has partnered with Business Health Services (BHS) to create a robust Student Assistance Program. The Student Assistance Program is free to all currently enrolled TCC students and can help students with problem assessment, crisis assistance and referrals to community resources for long term needs. To contact the Student Assistance Program, please call 1-800-327-2251. The phone is answered 24 hours a day/7 days a week.
Common reasons to call your SAP:
Health or body image issues
Academic or career stress
Balancing school and parenting
Community resource information for childcare, eldercare, financial issues or any issue effecting academic performance
In accordance with federal and state laws, BHS will keep all student information confidential with the exception of situations that may pose a threat to the student, the campus environment or situations involving abuse or neglect of a child or disabled adult. In addition, students also have access to the MyBHS Portal, which contains a variety of resources to help improve your overall well-being, including articles, videos, health assessments, quizzes and interactive tools. You can view program announcements, access Live Chat, read monthly newsletters, tip sheets and more. Visit www.BHSonline.com; click on the MyBHS Portal link at the top of the screen to sign into your portal. Enter MyBHS username: "TCCSTUDENT" and click the "Login Now" button.
TCC is committed to ensuring that all students and employees are aware of their options should they experience an instance of discrimination based on gender. Those who wish to report an incident or concern directly to the college may do so by contacting the Title IX Office at 918-595-7842 or TCCTitleIX@tulsacc.edu.
Faculty & Staff Resources
Wellness Services Staff is available for a limited number of classroom presentations each semester on a first come, first served basis. Please contact Jessica Heavin at (918) 595-7269 for more information on presentation topics offered and scheduling options.
Coming Soon: Identifying & Assisting Distressed Students
Wellness Resources & Online Screenings
http://www.ulifeline.org/TulsaCC Ulifeline offers confidential self-evaluation tools and information for 13 of the most common mental health conditions that college students face
http://screening.mentalhealthscreening.org/tulsacc Screening for Mental Health offers research based online assessments with resource pages specific to TCC students
www.BHSonline.com Student Assistance Program online portal containing articles, videos, health assessments, quizzes and interactive tools. You can view program announcements, access Live Chat, read monthly newsletters, tip sheets and more. Password is TCCSTUDENT.
http://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ 1-800-273-8255. National Suicide Prevention Hotline is a free and confidential number that connects the individual to a local crisis resource center. Translators are available for students who do not speak English; online chat is available for those who are deaf or hard of hearing.
http://activeminds.org/ Aimed at increasing students' awareness of mental health issues, this website provides resources regarding mental health and encourages students to seek help as soon as it is needed.
http://www.alcoholscreening.org/Home.aspx AlcoholScreening.org is a screening tool that can provide a student with confidential, personalized results based on age, gender, and drinking patterns.
http://www.collegedrinkingprevention.gov/ This website is a one stop resource for research-based information on issues related to alcohol use disorders and binge drinking among college students.
http://www.depressiontoolkit.org/ This online tool helps identify depression, substance use, and sleep disorders as well as provides tools for managing depression.
http://www.halfofus.com/ This website features stories of students and high profile artists to increase awareness about mental health problems including eating disorders and self injury, while emphasizing the importance of getting help.
http://www.thetrevorproject.org/ 1-866-488-7386 The Trevor Lifeline is a suicide hotline that provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention for LGBTQ youth and young adults. Text and chat formats are also available.
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/relieflink/id721474553?mt=8 Relief link is an innovative free app developed specifically for suicide prevention and more generally for improving your mental health that brings confidential and supportive help right to the palm of your hand! For more information or to download, please visit:
http://www.loveisrespect.org/ This website provides comprehensive education on healthy, unhealthy and abusive dating relationships and behaviors.
https://sexetc.org/ Sex, Etc. provides comprehensive sex education information including questions about sex, relationships, pregnancy, STDs, birth control, sexual orientation and more.