Personal Counseling Services

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Important Virtual Service Information

As we have moved to virtual service, we are still here to help. You can still reach out to us: acc@century.edu, 651-779-3285. You can also schedule an appointment for personal or career counseling with your assigned counselor through Starfish.

We care about you. Your well-being and safety are our primary focus. Even though we have shifted our services to a virtual format, we are here to listen, offer support, and help you navigate the rest of your semester. Please view the Virtual Counseling Services guide for more details.

We understand that all the changes happening around us can be stressful. To assist you in managing these challenges, we have gathered information and resources available to you:

COVID-19 Resources from Counselors: Self-care and Support

Whether you're experiencing a personal issue that is preventing you from being successful in your coursework, feeling overwhelmed, or struggle with stress, depression or anxiety, our professionally trained counselors are here to help you. Arrange a confidential appointment today.

If there is a threat to your immediate safety or the safety of others, call 911.

Examples of Issues You Can Discuss with a Century Counselor

Make an Appointment with a Century Counselor

Students can schedule an appointment with their assigned counselor through:

  • Starfish located in myCentury;
    or
  • Advising, Counseling, and Career Center front desk:
    Phone: 651-779-3285
    Email: acc@century.edu
    Location: West Campus, W2410 (all services are virtual at this time)

Counseling appointments are typically 60-minutes long.

Business Hours:

Monday - Tuesday: 8am - 6pm
Wednesday - Thursday: 8am - 4:30pm
Friday: 8am - 4pm

Local Community Mental Health Resources

  • Walk-In Counseling Center: free and accessible mental health counseling with no appointment necessary/walk-in options.
     
  • United Healthcare's EMOTIONAL SUPPORT HELP LINE FOR ALL STUDENTS: open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The service is free of charge and open to any student. Toll-free helpline number: 866-342-6892
     
  • Tubman Center: services include mental health therapy, holistic abuse prevention, and support groups. 24-hour Resource Help Line: 612-825-0000
     
  • Additional Resources: Mental Health Community Resources Counseling Services

Suicide/Crisis Resources

  • A county crisis team can assess the situation and provide in-person follow-up if needed:
    • Anoka: 763-755-3801
    • Carver/Scott: 952-442-7601
    • Dakota: 952-891-7171
    • Hennepin: 612-596-1223
    • Washington: 651-777-5222
    • Ramsey: 651-266-7900     
       
  • Crisis Text line offers free help to those who are having a mental health crisis or contemplating suicide. Text MN to 741741. Services are available 24/7 across Minnesota.
     
  • Rape/Sexual Abuse: 651-777-1117
     
  • Tubman Family Alliance: Emergency shelter services for women and children, 24 Hour Help Line 551-770-0777 (East Metro) OR 612-825-0000
     
  • National  Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
     
  • National Domestic Abuse Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
     
  • MN Department of Health Hotline: 651-201-3920

 

Self-Care Information and Resources

Basic Needs and Community Resources

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Additional Resources:

Exceptions to Confidentiality

All information shared with a counselor is kept confidential. In other words, the conversations you have with your counselor will be kept private.

Exceptions to this practice are:

  • If you express an intent to hurt yourself or someone else.
  • If your counseling records are court ordered by a government official (i.e. a judge).
  • If you report abuse or neglect of a minor (individual under the age of 18 years old) or a vulnerable adult.
  • Professional consultation.

Resources

  • Learn to Live logo

    Learn to Live

    Learn to Live offers Century students free, 100% confidential online programs for:

    • Stress
    • Anxiety & Worry
    • Depression
    • Social Anxiety
    • Insomnia

    To enroll, visit learntolive.com/partners and enter the code CENTURY.

  • ULifeline logo

    ULifeline

    ULifeline is an anonymous, confidential, online resource center, where college students can be comfortable searching for the information they need and want regarding emotional health. You can find information and resources related, but not limited, to: 

    • Alcohol & drugs
    • Anxiety disorders
    • Depression
    • Emotional health
    • Stress

    ULifeline is a project of The Jed Foundation, a leading organization working to protect the emotional health of America's college students, and was developed with input from leading experts in mental health and higher education.