If you are a student, you may see a counselor at the Longbrake Student Wellness Center by calling 330-263-2319 to schedule an appointment. Regular hours are 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday – Friday. There is a counselor on-call 24 hours a day for emergencies.
Let’s Talk 15-minute confidential consultations are opportunities for all students, staff, and faculty to connect with a counselor to get a different perspective, learn about resources, vent, discuss a specific problem, or get help for a friend. These consultations are conducted over Microsoft Teams (a HIPAA compliant platform) and are offered free of charge.
You may want to use ‘Let’s Talk’ for one or many of the following reasons:
- Need to know about and get linked with resources on campus and in the community
- Want help setting up self-care/ time management/ stress reduction techniques
- Consult about a student, friend, or peer who may be having a difficult time right now
- Touch base with counseling staff regarding a personal issue
Let’s Talk schedule for spring semester 2021:
- Mondays 10 -12 p.m.
- Tuesdays 10-12 p.m.
- Wednesdays 3-5 p.m.
- Thursdays 2-4 p.m.
Sign up with one of the counselors.
YOU@WOO to Increase Resilience
YOU@WOO is an online tool to support Wooster students’ success and foster campus connections. Start by creating a confidential profile at YOU@WOO and take the Reality Checks to learn about your strengths and ways to increase your resilience. You will receive personalized information and resources to reach your goals at Wooster and beyond.
Have you been put on the counselor waitlist? Unsure of what to do next? Check out our list of Things To Do While Waiting to Talk to a Counselor.
NOTE: Confidentiality is governed under state counseling laws. Counseling records are separate from student’s medical chart and academic records.
If you need help in an emergency and the Longbrake Student Wellness Center is closed or you choose not to use our services, please use one of the following options:
- Wooster Community Hospital Emergency Room 1761 Beall Ave. 330-263-8100
- National Crisis Line: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
- Local Crisis Line: 330-264-9029
- Crisis Text Line: Text ‘4HOPE’ to 741-741
- Crisis Text Line for Persons of Color: Text ‘STEVE’ to 741-741
- Trans Lifeline Peer Support Hotline: 1-877-565-8860
- TrevorLifeline (LGBT): 1-866-488-7386
- TrevorText: Text ‘START’ to 678-678
Connect with Mind Matters Student Organization
Mind Matters is a student-run mental health advocacy organization at The College of Wooster. The purpose of Mind Matters is to provide mental health advocacy and education to the campus community, and serve as a platform for communication between the student body and administration on topics concerning mental health on campus.
Learn more about how fellow Wooster students are leading mindfulness exercises and ways you can get involved! Connect with the Mind Matters student organization.
International Student Support Program: My SSP
International students can access confidential and free support 24/7 from clinical advisors who speak their language and understand their culture as well as know the unique challenges students may deal with while studying in another country. Student can access articles, videos, tools, and resource and a clinical advisor through the app, website and telephone:
- Download the free My SSP app from the Apple or Android app store
- Visit the website us.myissp.com
- Dial 1.866.743.7732 (for access outside of North America, dial 001.416.380.6578)
- International Students – Crisis/Suicide Hotline Numbers. International Students can connect with crisis and suicide prevention hotlines while outside the U.S. This website provides numbers for a variety of countries.