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Counseling Center

Supporting students' mental and emotional health

We're Here To Help

The Counseling Center is available for all students who are struggling and seeking mental health support. Through the use of secure and confidential telehealth software, Counseling Center staff will connect with students online to assess and determine the best course of action to help them. If appropriate, staff can schedule follow up appointments in order to provide brief mental health support. Should it be determined that in-person or more local support is necessary, we will assist with connecting students with those resources.   

Finally, Counseling Center staff will continue to serve as consultants for students, staff, faculty and parents who are concerned about a student’s mental health and are seeking advice. Please call our main number to connect with one of our staff. 

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Schedule an Appointment

Please call our main number (781-891-2274) to make an appointment.

For students in crisis, we also offer mental health support outside of regular business hours.  Should you need to connect with one of our afterhours clinicians, please call our main number and follow the prompts.

Hours
Fall and Spring: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday 
Summer: 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
, Monday through Thursday

Updated Summer Semester Procedures

With students being asked to remain off campus, some procedures for speaking with the Counseling Center have changed. Please reference the FAQs below for current procedures: 

I am currently struggling with a mental health issue, is it still possible to get support from the Counseling Center at this time?
Yes. While the Counseling Center is not currently meeting with students in person, you are able to make a teleservices appointment to speak with a provider on the phone or over confidential, secure video chat health software. Please call the front desk at (781) 891-2274 to schedule your appointment.

We are also offering a drop-in support group running throughout the COVID-19 pandemic focusing on the impacts of the pandemic and how we can manage. Please feel free to join us and your fellow students Wednesdays from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. There is no registration or advance notice required to participate. Please join us here

Additionally, you may benefit from our ever-growing list of online resources and our online video sessions. On these pages, you will find helpful videos and other materials to educate and support your mental health, such as a pre-recorded version of our 4-part Stress Management Workshop, video ‘shorts’ on various mental health topics, mindfulness recordings, printable handouts and information on recommended off-campus services.

Is mental health support available outside of normal business hours?
Yes. We have after hours clinicians available outside of normal business hours.  Please call the Counseling Center main number (781) 891-2274 and follow the prompts to be connected.

I am experiencing a mental health emergency, what should I do?
If you are in crisis and need support right away, please call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.

24-Hr Emergency Information

Clinicians are available to provide mental health support via phone after the office is closed. To access, call the main Counseling Center number 781-891-2274 and select the after-hours option.

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