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Lafene Health Center

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Kansas State University
Lafene Health Center
1105 Sunset Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66502-3761

Monday through Friday:
     8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Closed Weekends and University Holidays

1-855-618-0188 (toll-free fax)


AAAHC Accreditated

QS Stars Facilities

For immediate care when the health center is closed, contact the local hospital:
Ascension Via Christi Hospital
1823 College Avenue
785.776.3322 (Hospital charges will apply)

Thrive Navigators

Who We Are
Thrive Navigators is a departmental student organization under the leadership of Lafene Health Center and the Morrison Family Center for Student Well-being. Members are passionate about students' emotional well-being and mental health. 

The Thrive Navigators provide evidence-based education, host events, collaborate with other campus and community partners, and serve as role models to encourage fellow K-State students to make well-informed decisions regarding their health and well-being.

Our Purpose
Thrive Navigators are dedicated to bringing awareness to mental health resources on campus as well as reducing the stigma that surrounds mental health. We will accomplish this by developing programming to address resiliency, suicide prevention, and mental health and well-being.

Recruitment is currently closed.


  • Good academic and disciplinary standing
  • Understand and support the purpose of the Thrive Navigators organization
  • Exhibit responsibility, passion, confidence, flexibility, ability to work with others, commitment, and a high energy level
  • Relate well with students and faculty


E-mail wildcatwellbeing@ksu.edu or call Jenneen LeMay, Advisor, at (785) 532-6595.