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Student Counseling Services provides quality mental health services for the campus community, equipping them with knowledge, skills, and strategies to advance well-being through culturally inclusive therapeutic and outreach services.

Campus Mental Health Emergencies

If you're facing life-threatening situations, traumatic crises, or serious mental health challenges, we offer Same-day Crisis Walk-in Services, Monday through Friday, 10am through close. Some examples of mental health emergencies may include: suicidal/homicidal thoughts or actions, a recent incident of sexual assault, or the death of a significant person in your life.

Visit room 320 on the third floor of the Student Services Building or call (309) 438-3655  to schedule.

For after hours or weekend emergencies please call (309) 438-3655 and  press "2" to speak to a counselor immediately, or dial  1-855-256-2188.

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Emergency Helplines

  • For emergency medical intervention, please call 911.
  • For the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline, please call 988 .
  • For crisis support via text:
    • Text 741-741 with keyword HOME for general crisis support.

    • Text 741-741 with keyword STEVE for crisis support for students of color.

    • Text 678-678 with keyword START for crisis support for LGBTQ students. 

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