Health & Counseling Services
Access to health and wellness services is one of the most important things we can provide for you.
Our partnership with Frederick Health provides the following services for all Hood College students:
- Primary Care -- including routine healthcare and referrals, as needed
- Urgent Care -- including treatment for illness and minor injuries
- Sports Physicals
- Women's Health -- pregnancy testing, supportive education, and STD testing/treatment
- Men's Health -- supportive education and STD testing/treatment
- Health and Wellness -- including immunization and referrals, as needed
- Mental Health -- including support for anxiety and depression
Payments and Fees
Most services are at no cost to you. Flu vaccine, TB testing, x-rays and lab processing for STD testing and Pap tests may have associated fees.
All Hood College students are required to have health insurance coverage.
Hood College Health Services at Frederick Health's Toll House Site
501 West 7th Street
Phone: 301-698-8374 - Option 1
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 a.m.- 8 p.m. Saturday - Sunday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Health Services are available while classes are in session
Email: Health Services - firstname.lastname@example.org
To access the Center, use the sidewalk between the Volpe Athletic Center and the athletic fields to exit the gate at 7th Street; proceed along the 7th Street sidewalk to the crosswalk at Toll House.
Hood College Counseling Services are available virtually
Hours for Counseling Services: Monday - Friday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. While classes are in session.
For counseling appointments call 301-698-8374 Option 1. Leave a message and a counselor will return your call.
For mental health referrals in the community, Advanced Behavioral Health https://www.abhmaryland.com is an option or you may visit Thriving Campus for other options. In addition, SAMHSA is the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. The web site will help to locate providers across the United States. https://www.samhsa.gov/
In Case of Emergency
Call 9-1-1 For emergency response Find more information on what to do in a crisis.
Call 211 A toll-free call to 211 connects you to a community resource specialist in your area who can put you in touch with local organizations that provide critical services that can improve—and save—lives. 211 Can be accessed by phone or computer.
You can find urgent care units, hospitals and community clinics in your immediate area who offer care for urgent mental health issues as they come up.
National crisis hotlines and online services:
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255
- The Trevor Project (LGBTQ Suicide Hotline): 1-866-488-7386
- Trans Lifeline: 1-877-565-8860
- Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741
- Crisis Text Line for Students of Color: Text STEVE to 741741
For additional mental health referrals in the community, students can visit Thriving Campus.