Harper College will be closed for Thanksgiving Break, November 25–29.

Hawks Care Resource Center and Counseling Services

 

We at Harper College have a high respect for common humanity. We at Harper College value diverse perspectives that lead to positive cultural change. We at Harper College believe in creating spaces for healing and transformation. We at Harper College believe in justice, empathy, compassion and truth. We are Harper and we're better together. 


With uncertain times, feeling overwhelmed or anxious is understandable.  We want to provide some resources you can use to manage these feelings.  It is important to keep perspective and limit how much information you take in.  Please continue to follow good physical and mental health practices, extend kindness to others and reach out for support. 


RESOURCES & SUPPORT 

Mindfulness Moments with Michele and Jen

A weekly blog written by 2 of our Counseling Faculty, Michele DeCanio and Jennifer Rojek Schullo, about the many benefits of mindfulness and how you can incorporate simple, yet effective, practices into your routine. 

Community Resources for Students 

Find community resources for assistance with child care, health, housing, immigration and more. Harper College does not condone, promote or exclusively favor any of the organizations listed below, and is providing this list as an informational source.

Know the Warning Signs and how to reach out for help if you or someone you care about is struggling.  Suicidal thoughts or behaviors should always be taken seriously. There is hope and you are not alone.   

Your Emotional Well-Being During COVID is just as important as your physical well-being.  Coping with the pandemic is an ongoing practice; there are many options for coping - start exploring with this resource and reach out to Counseling Services for additional support! 

Coping During Community Unrest Witnessing violence and social unrest in our communities takes a toll on our sense of safety, justice and overall feeling of connectedness.  Resources and support are available as we continue to strive toward true justice, equity, diversity and inclusion. #blacklivesmatter Harper College Black Student Union

 

COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES

If you are experiencing a mental health emergency, please call 911 or go to your nearest Emergency Room. 

24-Hour Crisis Hotlines: 

AMITA 24/7 crisis line                        (800) 432.5005                                                                                 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline      (800) 273.8255 

http://suicidepreventionlifeline.org      (chat also available) TTY: (800) 799.4889   

                                                        (800) SUICIDE (800.784.7433) 

crisistextline.org                                Text HOME to 741741 

 

WEB BASED RESOURCES

Managing Anxiety Surrounding COVID-19 (coronavirus) - American Psychological Association

Mental Health Considerations During COVID-19 Outbreak - World Health Organization 

ULifeline - an anonymous, confidential resource where you can be comfortable searching for the information regarding mental health and suicide prevention.

Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19 - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Career and Job Placement Support

You Matter...We Care

We recognize that this is a time of great economic uncertainty and we want you to know that support and services are available. The Job Placement Resource Center (JPRC) and Counseling Services are here to help.

Please fill out this form and we will respond within 1-2 business days with suggestions to support your needs.


 At Harper College, we believe in you and will help you reach your goals. Counseling Services provides support to students across three main areas: Career, Personal, and Educational Counseling.

Whether you need assistance in fine-tuning your goals, are interested in finding more balance in your life or need help conquering fears about college life, or improving your success habits, we can help. Services are offered individually, in workshop, and small group formats free of charge.

 

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847.925.6393

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For emergencies, call 911

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