Tunxis Community College

Mental Health and Wellness Services

Note: For Academic Advising, visit  Academic Advising Center • Tunxis Community College

Click here to schedule Mental Health & Wellness Services

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

In Crisis?

If you are in crisis needing immediate attention…

  • Call 911
  • Call the Suicide Prevention Hotline (24/7) at 1.800.273.8255
  • Message the Crisis Text Line – text the word ‘start’ to 741741.

TimelyCare

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

Services

Video Overview of Services

 

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.

Sign up for an appointment.

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

Ready to Relax

Start or end your day with progressive muscle relaxation.

Sign up for a 20-minute session.  Up to 3 people per session.

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

Sign Up for a 45-minute session, including screening and discussion.

Mental Health & Wellness Resources Table

Stop by the Wellness Resources Table in the 600 Building, outside the Academic Success & Tutoring Center.

New topics each week:

  • International Ideas
  • Better Balance
  • Power of Positivity
  • Mindfulness and Meditation
  • Nature Nurtures
  • Eating for Energy

Staff

Alison McCarthy
Counselor
[email protected]
860-773-1487

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)

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