As a college student, you are dealing with a lot – assignments, tests, work, family and more. It’s even more of a challenge if you are struggling with anxiety, depression or feelings of loneliness.
We all need help at times, and we want you to have the resources and support to be successful in the classroom and in your daily life.
Do You Need Help Now?
If you’re experiencing a mental health emergency right now, we encourage you to seek help immediately. Call 911 or reach out to one of these services:
Online or telephone support:
- National Alliance on Mental Health: 800-950-6264 or in a crisis, text NAMI to 741741
- National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1- 800-799-7233
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
- National Hopeline Network: 1-800-SUICIDE (800-784-2433)
- Lifeline Crisis Chat (Online live messaging)
- Suicide Prevention Wiki
- Crisis Text Line: Text "DESERVE" TO 741-741
- Self-Harm Hotline: 1-800-DONT CUT (1-800-366-8288)
- 211 - Essential local and community services
- National Council on Alcoholism & Drug Dependency Hope Line: 1-800-622-2255
- National Crisis Line - Anorexia and Bulimia: 1-800-233-4357
- LGBTQ Hotline: 1-888-843-4564
- TransLifeline: 877-565-8860
- Veterans Crisis Line
Feeling stressed? Having a bad day? Worried about your future? It can help to know that there is someone on campus with a supportive ear. Through the NASNTI Part F Grant, Redlands has a student counselor. Julie Lamb, LPC, is available to see students who may be struggling with anxiety, depression, relationships, adjusting to college life, etc. If needs exceed short-term counseling, Julie can also refer students for more extensive counseling services as well as to community resources to help with food, clothing and financial assistance. To make an appointment, stop by S-104E, call 405-422-6236 or email Julie.
How You Can Help?
Are you worried about a friend or classmate? Build the confidence to talk with a friend who may need help. AT-RISK FOR STUDENTS is a simulation to prepare you to lead real-life conversations with fellow students in distress and connect them with support. To access this simulation:
- Visit ok.kognito.com
- Log in or create a new account
- Use POV “University or College Student”
- Complete demographic questionnaire
- Launch At-Risk for Students
Mental health resources are also available through the Native American Serving Non-Tribal Institutions (NASNTI) Part F Grant, which is funded by a five-year U.S. Department of Education grant totaling $2.06 million. The NASNTI F grant has established a partnership with BetterHelp, the world's largest therapy provider, to offer a layer of support to our students by providing access to professional counseling, anytime, anywhere. For more information, visit the college's BetterHelp resource page.