Counseling


    

          Wabash College                    

          Counseling Center

                  On the Lower Level of the Chapel
Who:

 

Jamie 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                 
 

What:

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.

We can see a student anonymously on the first appointment, to assess and educate them on their options and to make referrals when appropriate.

When: By Appointment Only

Contact counseling@wabash.edu to make an appointment.

Why:

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
 
 

If you would like to schedule an appointment with the Counseling Center, please call 765-361-5592. 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
Counseling Center                                                                 765-361-5592
 
   
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

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

Link to Crawfordsville-area AA/NA resources.

Alcohol and Drug Information:

   -1-800-662-HELP (4357)
          A national clearinghouse with 24-hour counseling, information, and
         referral services.
 

Screening Tools for Alcohol and Drug Use:

   - Drug Use Screening Test
   - Alcohol Screening Test

Depression

NEW   Depression and College Students

   - All about Depression.com


 - National Screening for Depression

Anxiety
  

 - Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder(OCD) Information

Eating Disorders

   - National Eating Disorders Association

Supporting Emotional Health, from before to during college career

American Psychiatric Association and Jed Foundation

TransitionYear.Org

Sexually Transmitted Diseases
   - American Social Health Association

Other Health Issues-Travel

- Center for Disease Control: 800-227-8922

            

Nami National Alliance on Mental Illness

https://www.nami.org/Videos