Let Student Counseling Services help you sort things out.

Life at college can be overwhelming. Let Student Counseling Services help you sort things out.

A space for students to openly engage in dialogue around issues and concerns related to what it means to be a student of color in an academically rigorous and predominantly white campus.

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

Did you know?

96% of students who participated in counseling would recommend counseling to their friends.

Student Counseling Services are free and confidential.

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.

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Don’t let depression or anxiety stand in your way.  Student Counseling Services offers quick, effective 1-hour workshops on how to manage depression or anxiety.   
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The media usually portrays what an eating disorder looks like by one image: an overly skinny girl. There are countless examples of this, like To the Bone, a Netflix movie that displays an underweight woman going through an eating disorder, and Starving in Suburbia, a movie about a dancer that obsesses about being thin. When television, movies, and the media portray an eating disorder as this, people may assume that to have an eating disorder, you must look a certain way—underweight. Women who are average weight or overweight might not get the help they need if others do not believe they are “sick enough.” 
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Voices of Discovery is a program to promote awareness of diversity and expand the opportunity for cross-cultural and inter-group interaction on campus.  
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check out the Male Body Image Workshop on Wednesday, February 28th from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in SSB 376.  This one-hour workshop, co-sponsored by Student Counseling Services and Health Promotion and Wellness, is designed to help men learn how to combat the unrealistic, ultra-muscular ideal portrayed by the media.  Participants will learn about male body image and eating disorder myths while also exploring ways to combat unrealistic ideals.   
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While editing a photo in two minutes with a free app doesn’t seem like it’s doing much harm, the image of perfection, the message of image perfection may make someone else feel as if they’re not doing enough to manage their image or to look good.  

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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)
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