Mental Health and Well-being

Mental Health and Well-being

Why students may seek help:

  • Conflicts with a roommate
  • Depression
  • Adjusting to college life
  • Anxiety
  • Alcohol or substance abuse
  • Eating concerns
  • Academic difficulties
  • Self-harm behaviors

Things to know:

  • All students may access services
    • Tuition covers the cost of services
  • Health records are confidential
    • Will not be released without your written consent
    • Will not impact academic record
  • After hours, help is available through the Community Elements Crisis Line: (217) 359-4141

Counseling Center (Website)

  • Short term, individual counseling
  • Facilitates several group therapy programs
  • First time appointments must be scheduled on a same day basis
  • Drop-in service available for urgent mental health concerns
  • Call (217) 333-3704 for an appointment

The Mental Health Clinic at McKinley (Website)

  • Provides short-term individual psychotherapy
  • Prescribes medication
  • Medications filled at McKinley may require a small co-payment
  • Call (217) 333-2701 for an appointment

Additional Mental Health Resources