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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

Bethe1to - connection and suicide prevention

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:

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

By Appointment Only

Spring 2021:  Counseling sessions will be conducted remotely through Zoom for Healthcare
Contact counseling@wabash.edu  or call: 765-361-5592 to make an appointment.

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

Follow us at: wabashcounseling

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
  • 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.

Indiana 211           https://in211.communityos.org/about-us

About Indiana 211

Indiana 211 is a free service that connects Hoosiers with help and answers from thousands of health and human service agencies and resources right in their local communities - quickly, easily, and confidentially. We use statistical data (not personally identifiable information) from calls, texts and web visits to help shed light on the nature of social needs in Indiana for decision-makers and government across the state.

As an independent 501c(3) organization, we provide free, unbiased and confidential referrals to the best resources for specific needs.

  • We have an experienced, responsive and compassionate team of Community Navigators who are skilled at actively listening and identifying needs and providing referrals that best meet those needs.
  • Our Community Navigators receive 80+ hours of on-the-job- training.
  • We respond to calls quickly, with an average speed of answer of less than 50 seconds

Other Mental Health Resources

Wellness Tools:

Wellness Workbook/Guide from SAMHSA

Three-Part Breath

Making Connections:

How to Make Friends in College, a Comprehensive Guide

Information and resources for and about the LGBTQ+ community

CDC resources for LGBTQ+

Human Rights Campaign info on Coming Out

Substance Use and Misuse:

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

Mental Health America

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:

 

Montgomery County Health Department