Let Student Counseling Services help you sort things out.

Play a game-help a friend! Complete a 45-minute Student At-Risk online simulation.

Did you know? 96% of students who participated in counseling would recommend counseling to their friends.

Explore positive body image and develop your leadership skills in this fun and informative workshop sponsored by Student Counseling Services and ISU Leads. For more information, call (309) 438-3655 or email Jenni Thome

Alliance for Change

Alliance for Change is a peer advocate training designed to promote awareness of mental health concerns and information to help and support friends in need.

Voices of Discovery is about connecting with others and having an honest and insightful dialogue about diversity issues. To learn more about Voices of Discovery, view the Voices of Discovery video.

Location and Hours

320 Student Services Building

Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Wed 8 a.m.-7 p.m.

How to Make an Appointment

Call (309) 438-3655 or stop by room 320 of the Student Services Building to make an appointment. During your first appointment, a professional counselor will work with you to help you clarify your concerns and explore if ongoing counseling or other services are needed. All counseling services are confidential and provided without charge. Psychiatric consultations are also available to discuss issues related to medication.

Help Students in Crisis:  Helping Simulations from Kognito

 Kognito is a virtual-reality simulation that is focused on how to talk to friends who are at risk due to mental health issues.  In 30 to 45 minutes, you can safely learn how to approach a friend, what to say, etc.  It's great skill-building for Finals and summertime!  The first 100 ISU students who complete Kognito's At Risk Module for students from April 18-29 will receive a coupon for a free medium Einstein's coffee or fountain drink.  And six of those hundred will be selected to receive a free ink cartridge ($35 maximum).  There are also modules for LGBT students and student veterans, if you're interested in learning more, but only completions of the At Risk Module for students enters you into the weekly drawing for a prize.  If you need further information, contact Charles Titus Boudreaux at cvboudr@ilstu.edu.  Sponsored by Student Counseling Services and Campus Dining Services.


The Body Project

The purpose of The Body Project is to help females establish and maintain a positive body image.  An evidence based eating disorders prevention program, The Body Project endeavors to help participants resist the ultra-thin, unrealistic ideal standard of female beauty prevalent in today's society.  For more information or to schedule The Body Project for your group, contact Jenni Thome, Student Counseling Services at (309) 438-3655.



Friendly Faces

The "Friendly Faces" campaign seeks to increase support for student survivors of sexual assault by training students, faculty and staff to provide a supportive response and how to refer survivors for services.  Please consider becoming a "Friendly Face" and enhance our supportive campus community.  Learn more about Friendly Faces and the Friendly Faces training.  Questions?  Contact Gail Trimpe-Morrow at (309) 438-7948 or gatrimp@ilstu.edu.




Emergency Helplines

  • Call the Student Counseling Services (309) 438-3655, and if after hours, press "2" at the prompt to speak to a counselor immediately, or dial 1-855-256-2188
  • Providing Access to Help (PATH): 309-827-4005, 1-800-570-7284 or dial 2-1-1
  • Military Veterans Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (Press 1)
  • More Helpline Information

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