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Mental Health & Wellness Services @Tunxis

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Mental Health Counseling & Wellness services are free and appointments are available in-person, virtually or on the phone.

Detailed information is available below.

Video Overview

In Crisis?

For life threatening situations: Call 911

If you are experiencing a mental health crisis needing immediate attention…

  • Call or text: 988

  • Chat: www.988lifeline.org

  • As of July 16, the national suicide & crisis lifeline has been changed to #988. Call, text or chat 24/7 to connect with a trained counselor within the existing lifeline network for confidential crisis support.

Counseling Appointments

Tunxis Mental Health Counselors are professionally trained to help you cope with a variety of educational, mental health and adjustment issues. Through counseling programs and services, they can help you develop skills to cope, manage stress, build confidence, and alleviate other personal barriers to success in college. Counselors can help you create an individualized wellness plan & assist with referrals to outside agencies as needed.

  • First sessions are 45 minutes, including intake.
  • Additional counseling sessions are 30 minutes.

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TimelyCare - 24/7 no-cost telehealth services for students

TimelyCare is 24/7 no-cost telehealth services for students to address common conditions that can be safely diagnosed and treated remotely. All you need is an internet connection.

TimelyCare online services are live and ready to use.

Students can now sign-up/register an account by downloading the TimelyCare mobile app and can begin seeing providers.

NEW! - The R&R Room - The Relaxation & Resources Room - Inside Room 6-109

Coming Soon!  OPEN HOUSE September  12-15

The R&R Room (The Relaxation & Resources Room) will be located Inside Room 6-109.

Drop-In Hours: Monday-Thursday from 8am-5pm

Location: Inside the Academic Success and Tutoring Center, Room 6-109

Open to Students, Staff & Faculty

RELAX AND UNWIND!

What you’ll find in the R&R Room:

  • Calm & Soothing Atmosphere
  • Privacy Chairs
  • Moon Pod Chairs
  • Meditation Headsets
  • Tablets with Meditation Apps
  • Therapy Lights
  • Noise Blocking Headset
  • Fidget Toys
  • Coloring Books
  • Mini Journals
  • Yoga Mats
  • Stability Ball
  • Stationary Bike Pedals

Check out our Monthly Newsletter listing various activities, challenges and guest speakers/events for the month.

Mental Health Screening

Do you have a concern? Complete a screening questionnaire and then meet individually with a counselor to discuss the results and recommendations.

Screening Topics include:
• Eating Disorders
• Problem Gambling
• Mood Disorders (Depression, Anxiety, PTSD)
• Drug & Alcohol Addiction

Sessions are 45-minutes, including screening and discussion.

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Programs & Events

Coming September 12th!  Check Back for More Information.

Mental Health & Wellness Resources

Mental Health & Wellness Resources Table

Stop by the Wellness Resources Table, outside the Academic Success & Tutoring Center, Room 6-109.

 

Virtual Relaxation Room

Community Resources - State and Local Resources

Hours and Location

Academic Success & Tutoring Center (Room 6-109)
Monday – Thursday 9:00am – 5:00pm; Friday 9:00am – 4:00pm
860-773-1505 (Counseling)
860-773-1530 (ASTC Front Desk)

Staff

Alison McCarthy, MS, NCC, LPC
Wellness Counselor

[email protected]

860-773-1487

Miriam Correa, 

Wellness Assistant

[email protected]

860-773-1524

Taylor Danko, MSW

Wellness Assistant

[email protected]

860-773-1525

For Additional Information
  • Email [email protected]
  • Call 860-773-1505
  • Visit the Academic Success & Tutoring Center in Room 6-109