Free and Confidential Services
Counseling & Support
Please fill out the confidential counseling request form below.
Mental Health Emergencies
In the case of a mental health emergency after office hours contact the On Call Student Life Administrator at 574-535-7273. If a student is non-responsive, call 911. Campus Safety is also available for assistance and to access immediate support (574-535-7599).
Resources and services
Individual counseling – Professional, short-term, on-campus counseling services are available to students on a free and confidential basis.
Recommendations for students with a history of mental health concerns – Workshops, convocations, in-services and online resources are also provided by the Counseling office.
How faculty can identify and help a student exhibiting mental health symptoms – This article may assist faculty members in determining how and when to refer a student to the Counseling Office.
Parent resources – Having your child begin his or her college career can be a stressful experience for parents, especially if your son or daughter hasn’t lived away from home before.
Sexual Assault and Misconduct– These pages provide contacts, resources, definitions and policies related to sexual assault and other types of sexual misconduct.
A Student’s Story – one student’s story about experiencing General Anxiety Disorder and how she chose to respond.
The Challenge of Stigma – three articles by Melodie Davis of Another Way – the Third Way Cafe. Take a look at these up-close and personal stories of living with mental illness.
Shadow Voices: finding hope in mental illness –
fighting the stigma… working for recovery… finding hope.
www.freedomfromfear.org – Online screening. Visit this site to see if you may suffer from a clinical form of depression or anxiety. You may then choose to schedule an appointment at the Counseling Office to go over your results.
www.health.org – the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information.
The National Center for Victims provides information on sexual assault.
Remuda Ranch – Information on eating disorders.
www.adaa.org – good information on anxiety disorders for college students