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COUNSELING & WELLNESS

York County Community College Counseling  and Wellness Services are short term, free and confidential to all YCCC students. The mission of the YCCC Counseling and Wellness Service is to provide developmentally appropriate counseling and wellness services to students who may be experiencing developmental, psychological or behavioral challenges. These services include psychological evaluation and screening, individual counseling, therapeutic psycho-education activities, addiction screening and referral, referral for psychiatric medication management, crisis assessment, and education and consultation, to faculty, staff and students. Students who require more intensive services than can be provided by YCCC Counseling and Wellness Services will be referred to community mental health providers.

Hours of Operation: Counseling Services is open Monday-Thursday from 8am-5:30pm from the arrival of students for the fall semester until the end of the May term.

To Make an Appointment; Call the confidential line 216-4415 and leave a message with available times that work for you. You can email Liza at Yllittle@yccc.edu You can also stop in at Student Affairs and Brittany Heaward can set up an appointment for you. You are welcome to pick up an intake form outside the counseling office before your appointment and fill it out.

After Hours Emergencies: York County Community College is a commuter college and thus there are no after- hour emergency services provided to students for counseling emergencies. The Maine Crisis & Suicide Hotline 1-888-568-1112 can be called 24/7 and a crisis counselor will be available to talk with a student or meet them at their home; Southern Maine Health Care's Sanford Campus, 25 June Street, Sanford (previously known as Goodall Hospital) has crisis and psychiatric services from 3p-3a, 7 days a week and can be reached by calling 324- 4310.

For more information please contact:

Liza Little, Psy.D.
Director of Counseling & Wellness Services
Office hours: Monday – Thursday from 8AM-6PM
Appointments between 8AM-5PM Not available on Friday
yllittle@yccc.edu

Important Contact Info

YCCC Counseling & Wellness Services

Tele: 207-216-4415

A(102H) Student Affairs

Emergency Information Emergency: 911

Campus Security: 207- 216-4443

Maine Suicide Prevention & Crisis Hotline: 1-888-568-1112

Crisis Line for Veterans: 1-800-273-8255, press 1

 Sexual Assault Response Services of York County Maine: 207-571-3451

Family Crisis Services: 1-866-834-4357

Community Resources & Support: 211 or 1-877-463-6207

Caring Unlimited: York County Domestic Violence Program: 1-800-239-7298

 

Online mental health resources for students
Ulifeline

ULifeline is an anonymous, confidential, online resource center, where you can be comfortable searching for the information you need regarding emotional health. Take a look around!

Link to AA Meetings

This link will bring you to a list of AA meetings in York County for people who want to stop drinking or think they might have a problem with alcohol.

Link to ALANON Meetings

Alanon is a self- help, 12 step program for people who are coping with friends and family members who have an addiction to alcohol.

Suicide Prevention Guide

Online guide available through the center for Collegiate Mental Health

Addiction Resources

A wonderful site that has stories you might relate to, treatment resources near where you live and basic information on addiction.

College and Your Mental Health

Starting the Conversation about College and Your Mental Health: Know about privacy and parental notification laws. A great overview by the JED Foundation.

MakeTheConnection.net

Connects Veterans, their family members and friends with mental health information, local resources, and inspiring stories of recovery.

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