Mental Health Resources
Central Lakes College is committed to holistic mental health, wellness, basic needs, and academic supports to foster student success.
Central Lakes College has a Social Worker on campus to help support and guide students with a variety of personal needs. The Social Worker is here to provide therapeutic support and intervention to students, provide crisis intervention, connect students with on-campus and community resources, and provide mental health and wellness information to the campus. The social worker will provide access and referrals to transportation, housing, legal, child care, and other needed resources. The Social Worker serves as the Campus Confidential Employee assuring confidentiality for any student needing to report sexual assault.
Kellee Rossina, phone: 218-855-8024, email: email@example.com, Room C107
All CLC students have access to free clinical therapy, available for a variety of mental health related topics including; stress, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, and much more. Students interested in scheduling an appointment with Amanda Mithun, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, from Lakewood Health Systems should contact Gayle Wonders at firstname.lastname@example.org. Amanda provides in-person sessions on the Staples Main Campus and by telehealth to the Brainerd Campus. Appointments are available Tuesdays and Wednesdays 11:30am-3:30pm. Students may access telehealth services in The Bridge located on the Brainerd Campus.
The on-campus clinic offers STI testing and treatment, pregnancy tests, condoms, flu shots, birth control, emergency contraception, medically accurate information, and COVID-19 vaccination. All care is confidential and most services are completely free to students. Located in room C103.
Crisis Line and Referral Service, 24-hour help line serving Aitkin, Cass, Crow Wing, Morrison, Todd, and Wadena Counties. 218-828-HELP (4357) or 800-462-5525
Warm Line, peer to peer support 844-739-6369, available 5pm-9pm. Crisis Support Text Line, text: MN to 741741
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) – Information and resources on mental health diagnoses.
Jed Foundation – Information and resources on mental health topics to help teens and young adults.
Steve Fund – Mental Health Support for BIPOC Students. Text STEVE to 741741 to access a culturally trained crisis counselor.
Here to Help – Mental health and substance use information and screening tools.
Help Yourself. Help Others. – Free screenings on mental health, substance use, and wellness topics.