Public Safety: 610-436-3311 for safety concerns
610-436-2301 for behavior or mental health concerns
Emergency Medical Services:
610-436-3311 (will link to 911)
Crisis Intervention (Exton) for community help: 610-918-2100
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
Text START to 741-741
This is a free, crisis text line. A trained crisis counselor will receive the text and respond quickly. This service is not sponsored nor supported by the University; this is a free nationwide crisis text line for anyone to use. For additional information see http://www.crisistextline.org
Students must walk in during Triage hours to begin counseling appointments.
The Counseling Center
ANNOUNCEMENT: During Winter Session, after-hours crises/mental heatlh emergencies are handled by Crisis Intervention in Exton: 610-918-2100. Call Public Safety if on campus and need assistance: 610-436-3311.
DOG THERAPY OUTREACH
Sykes Student Union
Spring Semester 2017 Dog Therapy dates are here! Enjoy your break :)
Bernese Mountain Dogs: 1/25; 2/14; 4/12 from 11am - 1 pm and on Tuesdays, 3/7 and 5/2 from noon until 2pm
Golden Retrievers: 1/31; 2/7; 2/28; 3/28; 4/18; 5/2; 5/9 all from 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Mastiffs: 2/2; 3/23; 5/4 all from 6 pm - 8 pm
Wednesday, 5/10 from 11 am - 1 pm will be the ever-popular Dog Therapy Extravaganza!!!
Missing your furry little friends at home? Visit them on Twitter @WCUDogTherapy.
We realize that acts of massive violence are hard to understand and grasp. It is more widespread and you may feel afraid and traumatized just looking at the media coverage. The shootings may challenge your sense of safety, equilibrium, and hope for the future. For some, it will trigger memories and feelings that are difficult to process. These occurrences do elicit many different emotions, such as shock, sorrow, numbness, fear, and anger. You may have trouble sleeping, concentrating, and continuing with your coursework.
Here are some tips on managing your emotions and recovering your sense of balance: