COVID-19 Counseling Services Resources
For students who may be away from campus, feeling increased anxiety or isolation due to the pandemic, practicing physical distancing, or in isolation/quarantine, we are maintaining a list of a variety of resources you can access.
Counseling Services is maintaining a list of resources available to support students through the COVID-19 pandemic. Please check back periodically for updates as additional resources may be added.
If the is an emergency:
- If you are on-campus and are experiencing an emergency call 508-565-5555.
- If you are off-campus and experiencing and emergency, call 9-1-1.
Resources for Students:
Stonehill College Counseling Services: Call 508-565-1331 and select Option 1 for routine scheduling or select Option 2 for the 24/7 Urgent Support Line.
Telehealth appointments are available!
Follow us on Instagram for weekly tips and resources @stonehillcounselingservices
New Directions (Stonehill College's Employee Assistance Program but resources have been extended to be free to students):
- Resources and tips for coping with Coronavirus and other difficult situations: https://www.ndbh.com/CrisisResources
- The 24/7 emotional helpline phone number is 833-848-1764. This is a free and confidential mental health helpline staffed by trained and caring professionals ready to guide you to the care you need.
Health and Wellness will be providing tips, resources, live talks, and info on programs related to health, mental health, and wellbeing via email, Instagram and website.
Online and App Based Resources*
Active Minds invites students to join for live discussions centered around resources that may help maintain connection at a time of increased anxiety, isolation, and instability.
TAO is typically a paid online mental health platform. During the COVID-19 crisis, TAO has made some of their mindfulness and meditation videos free for general use. Go to their site to learn more and see what videos are currently being offered.
Headspace is typically a paid online/app based platform. During the COVID-19 crisis, Headspace is making some of their support resources, including their "Weathering the Storm" resources, available and free for general use. Go to their site to learn more.
McLean Hospital COVID-19 Mental Health Resources is a site run by McLean Hospital to promote Mental Health during COVID-19 including a variety of self-help resources and webinars.
CALM is a sleep, meditation, and relaxation app. During COVID-19, CALM is making many of their resources available directly on the web.
The Wellness Society is offering this free Coronavirus Anxiety Workbook which may be a helpful resource in managing anxiety and isolation during the pandemic.
The National Institute of Mental Health has a compilation of a variety of resources on coping with COVID-19.
Need a meeting or group support?
If you are on-campus: Campus Dispatch/Campus Police: 508-565-5555; If you are not on-campus: 911.
Additional Crisis Resources:
Counseling Services 24/7 Urgent Support Line: 508-565-1331, Option 2.
Additionally, if you are local to the Stonehill College area:
- Local Emergency Room: Good Samaritan Hospital, Brockton Hospital, South Shore Hospital
- A New Day: 24-Hour Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence Hotline at 508-588-8255 or toll free at 888-293-7273
- Community Mental Health Agencies:
- Community Counseling of Bristol County: 508-580-0801/800-660-4300
- South Shore Mental Health: 800-528-4890
- Emergency Service Program: 24/7 Massachusetts community based behavioral health crisis assessment, intervention and stabilization services 877-382-1609 (they will connect you to your local ESP; available for Mass Health, those without insurance, and with several insurance plans, but you may have to confirm if your exact plan is part of this program when you call)
- The Massachusetts Substance Use Helpline 1-800-327-5050
JED Foundation ULIFELINE: www.ulifeline.org an online resource for college health and mental health
- 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
- ULifeline Text Line: Text START to 741741
Trans Lifeline: 877-565-8860
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 (Chat is available on the website)
The STEVE Fund for Young Persons of Color:
- Text STEVE to 741741
The Trevor Project for LGBT Young People (under 25) : 1-866-488-7386
- Text and Chat options also available
- Text HOME to 741741
- www.thehotline.org (Online chat available)
Substance Abuse Hotline:
- SAMHSA- 1-800-662-HELP
*Regarding online and app based resources: Please note, a variety of outside vendors are offering online resources for free during the COVID-19 crisis to allow broad access for mental health and wellness resources. We will share relevant resources as a convenience for interested students. However, it should be noted that Stonehill is not affiliated with these services and they are independent platforms. It is a personal choice to utilize these types of resources and you may not find all the resources to be helpful for your needs. Please don’t hesitate to call Counseling Services to schedule an appointment if you would benefit from discussing coping strategies and resources further. If you have any accessibility needs and cannot access resources listed here, please call the office and we will assist in any way we can.