Behavioral Health

UNA Partners with Fast Pace Health for Behavioral Health Services on Campus

August 19, 2020 (Florence, AL) — Fast Pace Health is extending its behavioral health services to the University of North Alabama (UNA). Fast Pace’s team of psychiatric nurse practitioners, licensed clinical social workers, and licensed professional counselors offer outpatient care to patients of all ages with behavioral ¬health issues like major depression, anxiety, PTSD, ADHD, and other behavioral health issues. Students, faculty, and staff of UNA are facing these types of issues are dealing with an inability to maintain both physical and mental health. This service strives to be a patient’s first step toward treatment and productive years of life.

“What makes Fast Pace different for both medical and behavioral health needs is that you’re not going to be talking to an anonymous person who you may never connect with again, you will be talking to someone from our family of providers who partner together to deliver integrated care to the people in their communities.” Greg Steil, President and CEO, Fast Pace Health

Behavioral health issues affect up to 1 in 5 individuals in the United States (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services) and can be severely disabling.

At Fast Pace Health, our involvement in the communities we serve is at the heart of our mission. We are developing innovative programs and care delivery models to offer services to those with behavioral health issues. Our team of providers aims to disseminate education, information, and care to those in need on the campus community we will serve and those in the Florence, AL, community.

Ultimately, Fast Pace Health is not only seeking to bring awareness of behavioral health to UNA but the opportunity to improve the health of those on the campus with easy access to care right in the university’s health service clinic. Through Fast Pace Health, behavioral health services offered will consist of medication management and psychiatric evaluation appointments.

With Fast Pace Health, behavioral health appointments are held via telepsych consultation using a smartphone or tablet. Appointments are held in the comfort and convenience of a private exam room at UNA Health Services clinic and conducted in a professional manner. Our providers offer an effective and patient-centered behavioral health treatment strategy.

After consulting with the university’s health services, new patients will be guided to complete their initial online registration Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT. After completing the registration, an initial first appointment will be scheduled at a convenient time. Patients then check-in for their scheduled appointment, at the health clinic on campus, up to an hour in advance. If you have any questions or trouble registering, please call us at (855) 560-4999 option 2.

For Appointment, accepted insurance, and payment information, please direct questions and concerns with UNA Health Services for additional information.

Nikita Duke, DNP, PMHNP-BC Director of Behavioral Health Fast Pace Health Behavioral Health Line: 855-560-4999 Option 2

Online registration may be completed Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT. Your appointment will be scheduled at a convenient time after you have completed your online registration. If you have any questions or trouble registering, please call us at (855) 560-4999 option 2.