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Mental health and emotional wellness

by David McCaslin -
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Mental health and emotional wellness are important parts of balancing your academic experience. Individual counseling services for enrolled (CA) students are free and are now being offered through telehealth (remotely). Drop in consultations, called Let’s Talk, are also available daily. To learn more about finding a community provider, attending a group/workshop or to schedule an appointment, email counselingcenter@whittier.edu, or phone, 562-907-4239 (between 8am – 5pm; M-TH; 8am – 3pm Fri).

For support after 5pm, you may call the After-Hours RN Telephone Advice Line at 562-454- 4548 (press option 1); for mental health emergencies contact Campus Safety at 562-907-4211. Off-campus resources include:

  • The Crisis Text Line- text HELP to 741741
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Reachable 24/7 at 800.273.8255
  • Additional resources can be found at: https://www.whittier.edu/counseling 
For a variety of remote wellness activities, check out the Wellness Calendar at: Wellness Calendar 2021 - Google Sheets. To engage with college students around the world, sign up for the free Talk Campus app on Google Play/Apple store, with your poets.edu email. The Critical Mental Health Emergency Fund provides limited funding to support students for mental health needs off campus-apply through My.Whittier.