Note: For Academic Advising, visit Academic Advising Center • Tunxis Community College
Mental Health & Wellness Services @Tunxis
Mental Health Counseling & Wellness services are free and appointments are available in-person, virtually or on the phone.
Detailed information is available below.
For life threatening situations: Call 911
If you are experiencing a mental health crisis needing immediate attention…
Call or text: 988
- 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.
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.
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.
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
860-773-1530 (ASTC Front Desk)
- Email [email protected]
- Call 860-773-1505
- Visit the Academic Success & Tutoring Center in Room 6-109