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Counseling Center | Student Life

Wabash College Counseling Center

new location:  The 2nd floor of the ginny hays house (413 Crawford st)

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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

Bethe1to - connection and suicide prevention

Counseling Staff:

Jamie Sweet Douglas

Jamie Sweet Douglas
MA,NCC,LMHC,LCAC,LMFTA
Counseling Center Director/Counselor
2nd Floor Ginny Hays House
765-361-5592

Laura Dolph
MA, LMHC

Counselor
2nd Floor Ginny Hays House
765-361-6252

Services:

The Wabash College counseling center provides brief, solution-focused therapy during the academic school year.  It is not intended for long term therapy when classes are not in session

Professional, confidential counseling by licensed therapists for Wabash College students, their dependents, if any, and the college teaching assistants. Consultation for student organizations and student leaders. Consultants to faculty and staff on general student mental health issues.

There is no additional cost to students; no collection of insurance information; and no session limits

Appointments

Fall 2021:  The Counseling Center will offer in-person and Zoom for Healthcare options
Contact counseling@wabash.edu  or call: 765-361-5592 to make an appointment.  The Counseling Center is open Monday through Friday when classes are in session. Hours are generally 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. but might vary some depending on student need and therapist preference and availability. The Counseling Center is not currently open for client appointments during breaks or in the summers,

To find a therapist near you when you are on breaks or during the summers, see link below:

Locate a Therapist Near Me

Watch for updates and mental health tips on our Instragram page and Tuesday morning email updates

Follow us on Instagram at: wabashcounseling

Follow us on Twitter at: @center_wabash

Some reasons Wabash students come to the Counseling Center:

  • Anxiety
  • Increased emotional regulation skills:  example: anger management
  • Grief and loss
  • Gambling problems
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Develop and improve resiliency, communication and conflict-resolution skills
  • Relationship challenges with friends, family, roommates, or intimate partners
  • Motivation problems
  • Depression
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Self harm
  • sexual compulsions
  • Sexual orientation or gender identity
  • Concerns about a friend
  • Eating disorders
  • Life transitions

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 and Crisis 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:  Text HOME to: 741741

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.

Wellness Tools:

Making Connections:

Information and resources for and about the LGBTQ+ community

Substance Use and Misuse:

Resource link for self-assessment resources:  Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Psychosis, PTSD; Alcohol and other substances; and Gambling

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: