COUNSELING RESOURCES
COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Resources offered to students are not limited the ones on campus. The Helping Hand Booklet includes an extensive list of community organizations with free resources and services in Knox County and surrounding areas. Topics provided in the Helping Hand Booklet include, but are not limited to, food resources, transportation, childcare, employment resources, and intercultural support . 

For additional information please call the student services office: (309)-341-5237

In case of an emergency, go to the nearest emergency room or call 911. 

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HOMELESS LIAISON

The Helping Hand Booklet contains referral information for many local agencies that can help individuals who are experiencing homelessness. There are many sections that may be helpful, but the sections on disaster assistance and meal services, general assistance, housing, legal concerns, money management, transportation, utilities assistance, and veterans military assistance may be particularly helpful and are good starting points when using the guide. 

There are also state and national resources who can offer assistance to individuals experiencing homelessness:

For more information and for help getting connected with resources that can be most helpful to you, please contact: 

Vicki McMullin
Email: vmcmullin@sandburg.edu
Phone: 309-341-5423

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TIMELYCARE

As a Sandburg student, you have FREE access to telehealth services.  Providers are available to offer medical and mental health support via phone or secure video. 

Services offered include:

  • Medical (24/7): on-demand or scheduled access to a medical provider that can treat a wide range of common illnesses like cold and flu, sinus infection, allergies, and more
  • TalkNow (24/7): on-demand access to a mental health professional to talk about anything at anytime
  • Scheduled Counseling: scheduled appointments to meet with a licensed counselor (limit 6 per year)
  • Psychiatry: scheduled appointments available through a campus counseling referral
  • Free classes – yoga, meditation, and other wellness oriented sessions (Available for students and staff

Visits can happen from any web-enabled device – smartphone, laptop, or desktop. TimelyCare is available from anywhere in the United States.

To get started, visit timelycare.com/sandburg or download the app and register an account with your Sandburg email address.

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COPING WITH ANXIETY, DEPRESSION, AND STRESS

Silver Cloud: provided by OSF HealthCare.  This is a free online, self-paced interactive program designed to provide healing tools and coping techniques to deal with anxiety, depression and stress.  It is completely confidential. There are 6-7 interactive modules that contain, text, video and audio clips and journaling activities.   Available 24/7 on a computer, tablet or mobile phone. Go to https://osf.silvercloudhealth.com/signup to get registered.

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MENTAL HEALTH SCREENING TOOLS

Mental Health Resources for College Students: Get information on a number of mental health issues, wellness tips and links to numerous Hellenes.  Take a screening test for depression, anxiety, eating disorders and/or alcohol and substance misuse.  ULifeline: Mental health resources for college students

 

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DATING VIOLENCE – NOT ON MY CAMPUS

In this pamphlet “Not on My Campus! Dating Violence in College” -  learn about what dating violence looks like, safety planning, signs of abuse, and resources to help if you are a victim of violence or know someone who is.  Pamphlet provided by WIRC-CAA Victim Services. 

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MANAGING STRESS

In this stress management video, you will gain some new insights about stress and how it might be impacting you as well as tips for managing your stress and time. Adjunct professor Rhonda Nelson at Carl Sandburg College discusses stress and management techniques to use in our personal and professional lives as we navigate our ever-increasing online world.

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YOGA FOR WELLNESS

In this yoga video, enjoy 30 minutes of seated, standing, balance, and reclining poses appropriate for beginners and beyond. This practice will help alleviate stress by connecting our breath to our movement with certified yoga instructor Laura Bush.

 

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CONTACT US

Student Services
Location: Building E100
Phone: 309.341.5237
Email: studentservices@sandburg.edu