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Student Wellness Program

Mission Statement            

The mission of the Student Wellness Program is to promote the overall wellness and personal effectiveness of our students, so as to enhance their personal and academic functioning while ensuring campus and community safety.

The Student Wellness Program (SWP)

SWP aims to assist students to enhance their social, emotional, physical, intellectual and spiritual development to reach their academic goals and assist them in making the most of their educational experience at Lackawanna College. SWP also strives to provide prevention and education to our students about mental health, drug and alcohol, and sexual misconduct as well as teach them about healthy lifestyle choices.

Our goal is to assist students in acquiring the skills, attitudes, and resources necessary to both succeed in the college environment and better the communities in which they live.

Services are Free & Confidential      

The Student Wellness Program offers support, assessment and referral services to all students at Lackawanna College. 
A student is encouraged to make an appointment with the Student Wellness Program for issues such as:
  • Making a smooth transition from high school to college
  • Homesickness
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  • Managing stress or dealing with anxiety
  • Managing time effectively
  • Anger management
  • Social Pressures
  • Feelings of loneliness or depression
  • Roommate issues
  • Grief/Loss
  • Family conflict or concerns
  • Self-esteem /Identity
  • Unhealthy relationships
  • Eating disorders
  • misuse of alcohol and other drugs

Please note this is not an exhaustive list. It serves an example of some of the issues faced by college students.

Emergency and Crisis Consultation Available

Student Wellness Program Offices Hours 
Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
( except during college observed holidays )
 Student Wellness Program Contacts
Tina Bruno,  Student Wellness Program Coordinator
Angeli Hall Suite 105A  
(570) 955-1478
Marsha Pigga, Student Wellness Program Executive Director/
Title IX Coordinator
Angeli Hall Suite 102                      
(570) 955-1466 or (570) 677-7589
Student Wellness Program Services are designed for addressing issues of adjustment to the college experience. Situations of a serious nature are referred out to community agencies or local hospitals with the support and assistance from the Student Wellness Program.  
Scranton Campus
When a crisis consultation is needed and classes are not in session call the Scranton Primary Health Care Center (SPHCC) at (570)344-9684 or (570)969-9662  or the Scranton Counseling Center at (570) 348-6100 
After hour crisis for resident students call Public Safety at 
(570) 961-7899 or (570) 241-2022
Hazleton Campus
Community Counseling Services
(570) 552-6000  or (570) 836-3118  
Lake Region Campus
New Milford Campus
Scranton Counseling Center (570) 348-6100 
Northwestern Human Services ( 570) 282-1732
Sunbury Campus
Towanda Campus
Guideline  (800) 332-6718