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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.

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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. 

Other Campus Resources

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Dr. Jason Kilmer
Health Promotion and Wellness is excited to welcome Dr. Jason Kilmer, associate professor in psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Washington School of Medicine, to campus on Wednesday, April 24. Kilmer will be delivering a talk, "Mental Health and Substance Use," shedding light on the profound impact of alcohol, cannabis, and other drugs on the mental well-being of college students.  

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