For many people, news of the Coronavirus outbreak has increased feelings of anxiety, depression, and stress. This is a tough situation –– it is ok if you are feeling overwhelmed. Be kind to yourself and others as we all navigate through this time. Northeastern has a free resource that can help you through this time. Contact Cindy Carey at 970-521-6676 for information.
The purpose of this resource is to provide you with three concrete ways to manage stress, symptoms of anxiety or depression that may come up as a result of the current situation. We have also included information about Coronavirus and how to keep yourself and others safe. If you are in need of crisis support, please see additional resources below.
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Learn more about mental health and coping during this outbreak
Crisis Resources: If you or a loved one needs crisis support, please utilize the resources below:
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
Crisis Text Line: Text CONNECT to 741741
National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233
Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-422-4453
National Adult Abuse Hotline: 1-800-222-8000
If you have a medical emergency or need immediate support, please call 911
Centennial Mental Health Center (CMHC) is a non-profit organization that provides comprehensive mental health services to the rural communities of northeastern Colorado.
Address: 211 West Main Street
Sterling, Colorado 80751
There are also many private therapists in the Sterling area. Students can receive more information in the Student Success Center, Hays 104.
Anytime a student needs personal assistance for themselves or a friend, they are encouraged to use the resources on campus. Please contact Cindy Carey, Student Guidance Coordinator at 970-521-6676, firstname.lastname@example.org, or by stopping by the Student Success Center in HSC 104.
If you would just like information or to anonymously talk to someone, here are resources for that.
Assisting students in overcoming specific personal and educational challenges
Student Guidance Coordinator: 970-521-6676
Sterling Police Department: 970-522-3512
Title IX Office: 970-521-6657
Sexual Assault Response Advocates (S.A.R.A.)
418 Ensign Street
Fort Morgan, Colorado 80701
(Phone) 970-867-2121 (Fax) 970-867-4714
(Toll Free) 1-855-440-SARA (7272)
Pandora’s Project: Support and resources for survivors of rape and sexual abuse.