College of Education > Student Resources > Mental & Emotional Wellness
Academic Success CenterOften, when students experience significant stress or are dealing with mental health issues such as anxiety or depression, academic work may seem difficult to navigate. Located on the second floor of the College of Education building, the Academic Success Center (ASC) is there to assist students with both academic and mental health needs.
Education and Counseling CenterLocated right inside the front entrance of the College of Education, the Education and Counseling Center (ECC) provides affordable educational and counseling assistance to students, their families, and members of the surrounding communities.
University Counseling ServicesUniversity Counseling Services (UCS) is available to provide primarily short-term counseling, but they do provide referrals to the community when students could benefit from longer term services.
My SSP The My SSP program supports all enrolled undergraduate and graduate students with a call center and chat feature available seven days a week, 24 hours a day and 365 days a year. Students can download the My SSP app from the
Apple App Store or
Google Play or they can access the service 24/7 by calling
1-866-743-7732 for individual, brief, solution-focused counseling support with licensed mental health clinicians, as well as self-directed digital content. This program is offered at no cost to the student and aims to support the wellbeing and retention of students studying at DePaul.
Health Promotion and Wellness Health Promotion and Wellness (HPW) provides holistic education, support and resources for individuals to establish and sustain long-term, healthy behaviors.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline -
800-273-8255The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
CARES Line - 800-345-9049CARES stands for Crisis and Referral Entry Services. CARES is a telephone response service that handles mental health crisis calls for children and youth in Illinois. You should call CARES when a child is at risk to himself or others and any time you or others think a child is having a mental health crisis.
Crisis Text LineText HOME to 741741 to reach a Crisis Counselor. Crisis Text Line serves ANYONE, in ANY type of crisis, providing access to free, 24/7 support via a medium people already use and trust: text.
We highly encourage you to reach out to one of the offices listed above for assistance. In addition, the Counseling Program at the DePaul College of Education has put together this list of links and video tutorials that may help.
It’s more important than ever to prioritize your mental health. Here are some free resources to help.
Es más importante que nunca priorizar su salud mental. Estos son algunos recursos gratuitos para ayudarle.
If you are in immediate crisis and are at risk of harming yourself or others, please contact 911.
Si usted está en crisis inmediata y está en riesgo de hacerse daño a sí mismo o a otros, póngase en contacto con el 911.