Health Services is open sixteen hours per day for treatment of ill and injured students. With each student visit, the staff promotes healthy lifestyle choices and disease prevention. There is also a nurse on site 24 hours a day for students who might need care after hours or overnight. The Academy provider (physician or nurse practitioner) is available on campus for regular office hours each week and can provide treatment and referrals to local specialists.
Other services offered include: appointments scheduled in Traverse City (orthodontist, optometrist, etc.); referrals to medical specialists; procurement of medication for students; and provision of medical equipment on loan (crutches, heating pads, ice packs, etc.).
The Grand Traverse area is served by Munson Medical Center, a regional referral hospital with nearly 300 physicians practicing in 35 specialties.
Counseling and Psychological Services
Interlochen offers support for students from licensed mental health professionals through the Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) department. CAPS is here to support students with a multitude of mental health concerns including mood changes, social, family, and relationship issues, stress management, depression, anxiety, and more. CAPS also supports students who may seek an off-campus provider by helping coordinate services and transportation.
CAPS services are offered to students at no additional charge.