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Counseling and Advising

Mental Health

College is a major change in life and everyone feels ?stressed out? from time to time.? The counselors at College of the Redwoods provide brief intervention in a student's life to assist in decision making, skill building, or urgent crisis support. The overriding goal for all students is to help them maintain successful academic progress.

If you think you may need more than one or two visits with a CR counselor, please contact the following community resources:

Humboldt County of Mental Health

 

Address:

720 Wood Street
Eureka, CA 95501
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Hours:

Monday-Friday:
    8:00-12:00/1:00-5:00

Telephone:

(707) 268-2900

 

Main Line

(707) 268-2800

Children, Youth, & Family Services

(707) 476-4054

Alcohol & Other Drugs Dual Recovery Services

(866) 328-8577

Hoopa

(866) 292-9286

Compliance

(866) 930-METH
(866) 930-6384

Methamphetamine Hotline

24 Hour Emergency Services Available
(707) 445-7715
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(888) 849-5728
(Toll Free Access Line with TDY)

 

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North Coast Association of Mental Health Professionals (NCAMHP)

P.O. Box 5363
Eureka, CA 95502
or call 707-441-3832
or Email info@ncamhp.org
website: http://www.ncamhp.org/index.html

24 Hour Crisis Hotlines

California Youth Crisis 1-800-8843-5200
Child Welfare Services ??445-6180
Mental Health Services   445-7715
Domestic Violence? 443-6042 / 866-668-6543
Alcohol/Narcotics Anonymous? 442-0711
GLBTQ National Help Center? 1-888-843-4564
Suicide Crisis ? Hopeline? 1-800-784-2433

?Websites
Campus Blues (http://www.campusblues.com) features information and resources for college students on mental health, anxiety, loneliness, alcohol abuse, gambling, and other social and emotional issues.

Go Ask Alice! (http://www.goaskalice.columbia.edu/) is a web-based health question-and-answer service produced by Alice!, Columbia University's Health Education Program. Go Ask Alice! provides information to help young people make better decisions concerning their health and well-being. Go Ask Alice! answers questions about relationships, sexuality, emotional health, alcohol and other drugs, and other topics. The addresses of e-mails sent to Go Ask Alice! are electronically scrambled to preserve the senders' confidentiality. Questions are answered by a team of Columbia University health educators and information and research specialists from other health-related organizations. The Go Ask Alice! archive on emotional health also contains information on suicide and depression.

Samaritans (http://www.samaritans.org/) is an organization based in the United Kingdom that offers 24-hour, confidential emotional support to people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those feelings that may lead to suicide. The Samaritans operate a free and confidential e-mail service, which generally responds to your e-mail within 24 hours. You can send an e-mail to jo@samaritans.org or use the Samaritans website to send a confidential e-mail that cannot be traced back to your address.

Ulifeline.org (http://www.ulifeline.org) is a web-based resource created by the Jed Foundation to provide students with a non-threatening and supportive link to their college's mental health center as well as important mental health information. Students are able to download information about various mental illnesses, ask questions, make appointments, and seek help anonymously via the Internet. Resources offered on Ulifeline.org include a customized version of Go Ask Alice! that allows students to have virtually any mental health question answered 24 hours a day; a mental health and drug information library that features consumer health information from Harvard Medical School; and the Duke Diagnostic Psychiatry Screening Program, which allows the Ulifeline user to be screened for different mental disorders. While this screening is not meant to take the place of an evaluation by a mental health professional, a positive result suggests that the student would benefit from comprehensive mental health screening.