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Health & Wellness

Being healthy doesn't just mean not being sick. It means thriving and achieving balance both physically and mentally. Student health and wellness is a top priority at Touro and there are several avenues to pursue it.

Student Health Center

Centrally located on campus, the Student Health Center is located in Building H-89 just behind the Mare Island Hospital and just down the hill from Wilderman Hall. It is fully staffed with a focus on helping you stay healthy. Students are able to schedule an appointment while the center is open from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Monday-Thursday) and 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Fridays). The Student Health Center can provide certain types of tests and treatments without the need for insurance, often at little or no cost to enrolled students.

Some of the services the Student Health Center provides includes:

  • Evaluation for medical care
  • Treatment of Acute Symptoms — sore throats, colds, fevers, sinus symptoms, earaches, etc.
  • Other - Physicals, Flu Shot Clinic, COVID-19 testing, PPDs (TB skin test), and Other Vaccinations

Contact the Student Health Center with questions or to make an appointment by calling 707-638-5220. Walk-ins are welcomed but depends on schedule availability.

Student Health Center Staff

Jacqueline Carrillo, NP-C
Director of Student Health (Interim)
jcarrill2@touro.edu

Lisa Messina, D.O.
Medical Director
lmessina@touro.edu

Lavinia Wallace, MA
Medical Assistant
lwallace3@touro.edu

Amanda San Nicolas
Medical Assistant
asan_nic@touro.edu

Student Counseling Services

You are never alone at Touro University California. Through Student Counseling Services, you can receive psychotherapy and crisis intervention in a nonjudgmental environment. Services are free to all students regardless of health insurance.

The health and wellness of the Touro University California community is always our first priority. Student Counseling Services remains open to serve TUC students. We are committed to serving you through in person or telehealth visits. We offer video sessions through a confidential, HIPAA compliant platform. Student Counseling Services is open from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Monday-Thursday) and 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Fridays) with evening hours be available by request. To schedule your appointment, please call 707-638-5292

Student Counseling Services are available for:

  • Anxiety, Depressed Mood, Worry, & Anger
  • Family & Cultural Issues
  • Grief, Loss, & Bereavement
  • Changes in Thoughts, Feelings, or Behavior
  • Relationship Issues, Sexuality
  • Eating & Body Image Identity, Self-Esteem & Phase-of-life Challenges
  • Academic Performance & Life Path Issues
  • Loss of Self-confidence, Self-Criticism/Self-Doubt
  • Alcohol/Substance Abuse Issues


Student Counseling Services Staff

Ryan Guetersloh
Director of Student Counseling Services
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
rgueters@touro.edu

Riva Mullins
University Counselor
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
rmullins3@touro.edu

Emergency & 24 Hour Services

If you need mental or physical health assistance after hours, please be sure to contact one of the following resources for help:

Emergency Services:

911


Touro University California 24/7 Counseling Support:

707-638-5392, Option 3


Touro University California Security:

707-638-5804


Solano County Mental Health Services 24/7 Crisis Hotline:

707-428-1131


Solano County Health and Social Services:

211 (Call or Text)


The National Suicide Prevention Hotline (24-hours):

988 (Call or Text)


National Sexual Assault Hotline:

1-800-656-4673 (HOPE)


National Domestic Violence Hotline:

1-800-799-7233 (SAFE)


Disaster Distress Hotline:

1-800-985-5990


TUC Employee Assistance Program (EAP):

866-799-2728

Sports & Fitness

TUC's campus is home to two indoor student fitness centers including the original fitness center located in Lander Hall and newly constructed student fitness center in the basement of Wilderman Hall. Both centers include a variety of different fitness equipment.

There is also an outdoor fitness gym and a nearby meditation garden. Different student groups are also engaged with yoga classes, high-intensity interval training (HIIT), and other fitness activities.