Student Health and Wellness works with a suite of healthcare professionals to make sure that students' healthcare needs are met.
Naturopathic services are available on campus at no cost for Lakehead Orillia students. Appointments are available with Dr. Michelle on Wednesdays at the Wellness Centre (OR 1012).
What is Naturopathic Medicine
Naturopathic Medicine is a primary healthcare system that blends modern scientific knowledge with traditional and natural forms of medicine. Its philosophy is to stimulate the healing power of the body and treat the underlying cause of disease
Naturopathic Doctors can provide:
Therapies that may be used as part of your treatment plan include:
Meet Dr. Michelle
Dr. Michelle McKee ND is a Naturopathic Doctor who is passionate about helping others lead healthier lives. In the era of information overload, she makes an effort to simplify health topics and provide basic, evidence-based strategies. No fad diets here! She has special interest in treating: low energy, mental health, digestive disorders and hormone conditions. She truly believes that when you feel your best, you get the most enjoyment out of life. She lives in Bracebridge with her husband, golden retriever and two-year-old son and loves spending time outdoors doing all the activities Muskoka offers.
How to Request an appointment:
Login in to MySuccess https://mysuccess.lakeheadu.ca/home.htm
Your request is private and confidential and only someone from Student Health and Wellness will be accessing these requests. All requests are checked and followed up by a phone call Monday - Friday from 8:30am - 4:30pm.
Appointments with a Nurse Practitioner from the COHT Care Clinic are available at the Lakehead Wellness Centre on Thursdays. Services available include:
- Physical/medical exams
- Sexual Health, education, STI testing
- Mental Health concerns
- Birth control, PAPs, pregnancy testing
- Gender affirming primary care for trans and non-binary students
- Chronic health concerns (asthma, diabetes, high blood pressure, etc)
- Cold, sore throat, and flu
- Musculoskeletal injuries
- Skin conditions, warts, and moles treatments
- Third-party medical exams including those for school, insurance, driving, and employment
To book an appointment with the Nurse Practitioner on campus, please submit the Orillia Health and Wellness Request form through MySuccess.
Chiropractors can help with headaches, neck and back pain, sports injuries, foot pain, exercise, physical
On-campus chiropractor appointments with Dr. Tara from Back to Function are available on Thursday
Book an appointment by calling Back to Function at 705-326-9977. When you call, please mention you
Fees: The student rate is $55/appointment. Costs are covered by most health benefit plans.
|Sexual Wellness Drop-ins|
Check back again for the next drop-in sexual wellness clinic scheduled with a nurse from the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit’s Sexual Health Team. The nurse can help keep your sexual health on point with routine STI testing and answering all of your questions about birth control, emergency contraceptives, STIs, and more. Drop-ins are fast, free and easy!
Services available at drop-in appointments include:
- STI urine testing for chlamydia and gonorrhea
- Birth control counselling (types of birth control, how and where to get different birth control options, what is the best option for you)
- Free barriers (condoms)
- Emergency contraceptive counselling
- Pregnancy testing
- Referrals to a physician
What happens at a drop-in appointment?
That is up to you! The nurse will begin by asking you what she can help you with, and you will go from there. She will answer your questions, provide resources, make referrals, and do tests if and how you want.
Have questions? Email the Wellness Centre at email@example.com or call 705-330-4010 ext 2116 for more information.
In Case of Emergency or If Student Health and Wellness is Closed
Please go to the nearest hospital emergency department if the matter is urgent. Please go to the nearest hospital emergency department if the matter is urgent. For other issues, use Health Connect Ontario to speak to a registered nurse, or visit your nearest walk-in clinic.