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Counseling and Health Center

About

Counseling and Health Center 

Mission Statement:

The Counseling and Health Center provides physical and mental health services to support student wellness and academic success.  We offer direct care, and connection to campus and community resources.

Our staff is committed to social equity, inclusion, and non-discrimination.  We value and affirm all student cultures and identities.

SUMMER 2022 hours: 

DURING BREAKS: We will be REMOTE ONLY June 20-July 1, and August 29-September 9

Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday : 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. IN PERSON (Closed 2:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. for lunch)

Wednesday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm REMOTE

Friday: 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. REMOTE

How to contact us:

Our current estimated response time is 2 business days.

Visit www.clark.edu/covid-19 for more information about college operations at this time.

If you need immediate help while on campus, please call Clark College Security at 360-992-2133

Mental Health Crisis Lines

  • Clark County Crisis Line: 1-800-626-8137
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
  • TTY: 1-800-799-4889
  • Text: "HOME" to 741741
  • Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio: 1-888-628-9454
  • BIPOC Crisis Line: (10 a.m. - 7 p.m.) 503-575-3764
  • Additional crisis resources available

Scheduling Appointments

Remote AND in-person mental health counseling, and medical services  appointments are available!

To schedule an appointment, please contact our office via email, phone, text, or in person during our office hours.

Juneteenth Holiday, June 19, (observed June 20), 2022

Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.

"There are many ways to celebrate Juneteenth. From an outdoor cookout with traditional foods to the modern-day office conference room, Juneteenth can be celebrated in various settings. Start with a reading of the “History of Juneteenth” to learn how Juneteenth celebrations have endured and evolved through the years. For a deeper understanding of the spirit in which current-day celebrations are held, read “Juneteenth In Modern Times”.

One of the most important and immediately impactful actions anyone can take is to support black-owned businesses and organizations. These grassroots, ground-level contributions make a daily impact on work, quality of life, and growth in the community. Make a daily, weekly, and yearly conscious effort to plant your economic seeds and watch them grow."

Support for Ukraine Art Installation

Throughout Summer term, the Counseling and Health Center, in partnership with ODEI and Art Department faculty are hosting a participatory art installation in support of our Ukrainian community and all those impacted by the war in Ukraine.  Stop by the south end of Gaiser to make a sunflower to contribute to the art exhibit and show your support!

You can also read an interview with our Ukrainian counselor, Valentina Pischanskaya-Cayanan in a recent issue of The Indy.  

Yet again more senseless acts of racist violence have been committed in recent days.

We are holding the people of Buffalo, NY,  Laguna Woods, CA, and Uvalde, TX, in our hearts right now, along with all impacted communities and individuals. We see you. We stand with you. Your lives matter.

Some options for support:

Licensed mental health counselors are available for free, confidential counseling appointments in person or over Zoom. To set this up, contact our front desk. Phone: 360-992-2614 (call), 360-450-3906 (Call or Text) Email: chc@clark.edu

Support groups are available for students, including drop in Monday Morning Meditation and the Anxiety Support Circle

Drop-in Let’s Talk session every Thursday, from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.  Students can speak informally with a counselor. No appointment or paperwork needed.

The Diversity Center has open time for students, faculty and staff to drop in for support. (Gaiser 214)

SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline is a 24/7, 365-day-a-year, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. This toll-free, multilingual, and confidential crisis support service is available to all residents in the United States and its territories. Stress, anxiety, and other depression-like symptoms are common reactions after a disaster. Call or text 1-800-985-5990 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.

Línea de Ayuda para los Afectados por Catástrofes 1-800-985-5990  (oprima 2 para español)

We condemn our country’s long history of systemic racism, hate and violence, and we acknowledge that there is much work to be done.