All students are invited to make use of the support available through Counseling Services. The services have no additional costs and are strictly confidential. The staff members of Counseling Services are able to use a variety of strategies to assist students in achieving their goals. Furthermore, a referral guide for area support resources is available through Counseling Services for students who may need or wish to seek counseling off-campus.
In the event you are experiencing an emergency, please contact Campus Police at 508-565-5555 if on-campus or 911 if off-campus.
If you feel you are in crisis or need of urgent support and would like to speak with a clinician, please call 508-565-1331 and select Option 2 to be connected to the 24/7 Urgent Support Line.
Self-Help Web Sites
The following web resources are meant to be informative only and should not replace the support available directly through counseling. Please seek the professional services of clinicians from Counseling Services, or an off-campus agency, for mental health and emotional well being needs.
- Set To Go is a program from the JED foundation designed to support students around the transition from high school to college and adulthood.
- ULIFELINE is a project of the JED foundation and is a valuable resource for college mental health and suicide prevention. Access to articles, personal assessment tools, a crisis hotline and textline, peer stories, and many self-help topics are available through this valuable site.
- The Steve Fund is focused on supporting the mental health needs and emotional wellbeing of young people of color. Training and educational resources are available to promote mental health awareness and strategies for supporting young people of color.
- Half of Us is a collaboration between the JED Foundation and MTV to raise awareness and provide resources around college mental health.
- Trans Lifeline is a national trans-led organization dedicated to improving the quality of trans lives by responding to the critical needs of the community with direct service, material support, advocacy, and education, including a hotline run by the organization.
- The Trevor Project is a national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQIA+) young people under 25. Hotline, text, and chat support services are available.
- The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is now 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline. When you all 988, the Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
- Stonehill College Health and Wellness Education provides valuable resources and programming on healthy lifestyles while in college.
- BASICS and ECheckup To Go is available through Health and Wellness Education for students to assess alcohol and other drug use. You may also want to check out Alcohol Help, a site geared towards reducing the harm caused by alcohol. Need a meeting? Check out virtual and in person options through AA, AA online, Al-Anon, and NA.
- Sexual Assault and Title IX Resources are available. At Stonehill College, we believe that every individual has the right to be treated with respect and dignity, and we support the creation and maintenance of a safe and positive living and learning environment. This website serves as a resource for any member of the Stonehill Community, both students and employees.
- Want more resources? Check out Counseling Services' additional resource pages including BIPOC resources, LBTQIA+ resources, Student-Athlete resources, COVID-19 resources, and resources for students with disabilities.
- Concerned about a friend? Consider attending trainings through the Health and Wellness Education Office such as "How to Help a Friend" or "QPR: Question, Persuade, Refer" around suicide prevention. Online resources include: