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Mental Health Resources Can Provide Help to Western Students

Mental Health Resources Can Provide Help to Western Students

Western Colorado University is committed to fostering a supportive environment where students can seek help for any mental health issue, including depression.

The Counseling Center, located on campus in Crystal Hall room 104, provides on-site counseling services during the academic year. The Center for Mental Health is located at 710 N. Taylor St. in Gunnison.

Counseling Services Year-Round

If you are experiencing a mental health emergency, call the Center for Mental Health at 970.252.6220, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

For live chat and more crisis and mental health resources, visit the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline website.

Mental Health Management Opportunities for Students

Source of Strength

Sources of Strength is a national project that empowers peer leaders and caring adults to work together to prevent suicide, bullying, and substance abuse. Western’s Sources of Strength chapter meets every other Thursday from 5:30-7 p.m. in the University Boardroom. The next meeting will be on Nov. 7.

Other Health and Wellness Student Resources

Western is committed to giving students as many wellness and mental health resources as possible. Promoting growth and happiness is essential to our student’s academic, personal, and professional success. Below are additional resources that are available to any and all Western students

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