Wellness Center

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The Wellness Center

We’re here to help!

The Wellness Center welcomes all students/parents who wish to address issues dealing with mental health, chemical health, nutrition and health education.

The Wellness Center staff:

  • Provides educational, preventive and health-related services in an accessible, friendly and confidential school-based setting.
  • Encourages students to make healthy lifestyle choices to improve their health and well-being and to maximize their educational opportunities.
  • Facilitates referrals for youth in need of services to school and community healthcare professionals.
  • Promotes service provisions that overcome cultural, social and financial barriers.

The Wellness Center Program is a collaborative effort reflecting the community’s commitment to support the health and well-being of its youth and families. This program is funded by the generous support of local agencies, foundations and district 834.

The Stillwater Area High School Wellness Center is located in Room E123, (651) 351-8098. School counselors, staff and families may refer students to the Center.

Nora Eiesland, LMFT, from FamilyMeans responds to students and their families regarding emotional concerns such as stress, depression and anxiety. She provides assessments, therapy, referrals, support groups and education. Nora is available at 651.351.8149 or email neiseland@familymeans.org.

Lenaya Kerlin has a MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with Art Therapy. As an art therapist, Lenaya utilizes art materials in session to offer an alternate means of communication to traditional talk therapy. Lenaya is available at 651.351.8098 or email lkerlin@familymeans.org.

Julia Geigle, MSW, LICSW, is a chemical health specialist from the Youth Service Bureau. She provides education and support to students who use substances, have a history of substance use, and/or are impacted by a loved one’s substance use. She also offers student support groups (i.e. sober support, concerned persons) and connects families to chemical health resources. Additionally, she coordinates and delivers substance abuse prevention services such as classroom presentations. Call 651-351-8198 or email geiglej@stillwaterschools.org.

Susan Crowell, dietitian, from Lakeview Hospital is available to meet with students individually or in groups to discuss sports nutrition, healthy eating, weight control and nutrition. She is also available to meet with athletic teams to discuss specific nutrition issues. Please call the nurse’s office at 651.351.8225 to schedule an appointment with Susan.