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Counseling

Wabash College Counseling Center

on the lower level of the chapel

chapel sunrise

Crisis Numbers:

1-800-273-TALK (8255)  suicidepreventionlifeline.org or text HOME to 741741

Crisis text line for students of color:  Text: STEVE to 741741

LGBTQ+ crisis numbers:  The Trevor lifeline:  866-488-7386  www.TheTrevorProject.org

Support Resources:

www.loveislouder.org  - For emotional/psychological support during the COVID-19 pandemic

https://seizetheawkward.org/learn/resources

Seize the Awkward offers tips for having tough mental health conversations with peers

https://screener.ulifeline.org/ 

free screening tools for depression, anxiety, eating disorders and substance misuse

Counseling Staff:

Jamie Sweet Douglas

Jamie Sweet Douglas
MA,NCC,LMHC,LCAC,LMFTA
Counseling Center Director/Counselor
Chapel 16A
765-361-5592

Laura Dolph
MA, LMHC Counselor
Chapel 16B
765-361-6252

Services:

No-cost, professional, confidential counseling for Wabash College students and their dependents. Consultation for student organizations and student leaders. Consultants to faculty and staff on general student mental health issues.

By Appointment Only

Fall 2020:  Counseling sessions will be conducted remotely through Zoom for Healthcare
Contact counseling@wabash.edu to make an appointment.

We are here to assist students and their dependents with objective, professional assistance for a broad range of issues. As well as helping them manage the stress of college life and to promote healthy and effective life choices.

Your contact with the Counseling Center is confidential between you and the counselor to the fullest extent of the law (FERPA). Some examples when information has to be released include when there is an imminent danger to someone or a report of current abuse of a child or elder. Other releases of information, except to a treating professional, can also affect the privacy of your information, be sure to ask and understand when you seek services.

Some reasons Wabash students come to the Counseling Center:

  • Personal and academic questions
  • Advice for family problems
  • Stress
  • Anger
  • Grief and loss
  • Conflicts with family or friends or peers in their living units
  • Alcohol and other drugs
  • Anxiety
  • Relationship challenges
  • Motivation problems
  • Depression
  • Test anxiety
  • Sexuality
  • Concerns about a friend
  • Generally feeling "stuck" about something

Appointments

If you would like to schedule an appointment with the Counseling Center, email us at: counseling@wabash.edu

If you get voice mail, you may leave a confidential, non-emergency message for counselors that we will return at our earliest opportunity, which may be the next school day. You may also use email to request an appointment, at counseling@wabash.edu. Remember, email is not a confidential form of communication.


Emergencies

For situations with an immediate risk of harm to self or others,
CALL 911 before contacting Counseling Center Staff!
After Hours Numbers
Fire, Police, Emergency Medical Service (Ambulance) 911
Wabash College-Campus Security 24/7 765-361-6000

Suicide Prevention Resources

Valle Vista Health Systems (Greenwood)
1-800-447-1348.
Suicide/emergency assessment; free, in-person assessments; available inpatient and outpatient mental health and care and area referrals

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)  suicidepreventionlifeline.org

Crisis Text Line for persons of color:  Text STEVE to 741741

Suicide Prevention Hotline
800-SUICIDE (784-2433).
(TIP: Be patient, this is a National Hotline that is referred to a local call center.) The caller will speak with a referral specialist, with a possibility of a referral to a local facility or providers.

Lafayette Crisis Center/211
765-742-0244
Assess and refer specialists for many types of crisis situations from Suicide, Domestic Violence, Child Abuse, Support Groups, and Treatment Facilities. If on another call, the referral specialist will triage the incoming call for seriousness and may make a warm transfer to an appropriate treatment resource.


Other Mental Health Resources

Alcohol and Drug Information:

Screening Tools for Alcohol and Drug Use:

Depression:

Anxiety:

Eating Disorders:

Supporting Emotional Health, from before to during college career
American Psychiatric Association and Jed Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases:

Other Health Issues - Travel:

NAMI - National Alliance on Mental Illness