Hays Student Center
Student Success Center

Mental Health Resources

Northeastern's Student Guidance Coordinator provides guidance, academic advising, and retention services to all students for a variety of life needs.

You can contact Cindy Carey (Student Guidance Coordinator) by email: cindy.carey@njc.edu; Work phone: (970) 521-6676; text or call (970) 571-0131 or by stopping by the Student Success Center in HSC 104.



How to Deal with Anxiety

Tips To Try and Manage Stress (talkcampus.io)

Crisis Resources: If you or a loved one needs crisis support, please utilize the resources below:

  1. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 988

  2. Crisis Text Line: Text CONNECT to 741741

  3. Colorado Crisis Services: 844-493-TALK (8255) or Text TALK to 38255

  4. National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233

  5. Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-422-4453

  6. National Adult Abuse Hotline: 1-800-222-8000

  7. If you have a medical emergency or need immediate support, please call 911

Mental Health-Counseling-Therapy

Centennial Mental Health Center (CMHC) is a non-profit organization that provides comprehensive mental health services to the rural communities of northeastern Colorado.

Phone: 970-522-4549
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.

Personal Assistance

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, cindy.carey@njc.edu, 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


Alcoholics Anonymous

Local chapter of Alcoholics Anonymous 970-522-4538

Colorado Drug & Alcohol Rehab Centers


Cocaine Anonymous
Marijuana Anonymous
Narcotics Anonymous


Colorado Tobacco Quitline
National Tobacco Cessation
Tobacco Cessation Line - 1-800-QUIT-NOW

Sexual Assault:

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. 

Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network

Financial Help for Women in Abusive Relationships