Student Wellness Services


student counseling session

Mental Health Crisis Services

Resources available to CCSU students who are experiencing a mental health crisis


Call 911 if you are experiencing a life-threatening crisis.


National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline
Call or text with trained crisis counselors who can help if you are experiencing mental health-related distress, including:

  • Thoughts of suicide
  • Mental health or substance use crisis
  • Any other kind of emotional distress


ProtoCall provides telephone-based after-hours crisis support whenever the Student Wellness Center is closed (i.e., Monday through Friday 5:00pm-8:00am; weekends; holidays).

Please note that ProtoCall will notify the Department of Counseling and Student Development of any calls they receive so we can follow up as needed.


Student Wellness Center
Students in crisis can call or just walk-in to speak with a counselor when the Student Wellness Center is open.

Counseling and Student Development

The CCSU Department of Counseling and Student Development provides mental health counseling and a wide range of student development services designed to support academic success, as well as help students resolve emotional, inter-personal, behavioral, and other personal challenges. In addition, we offer services and programs intended to promote mental health, while helping students acquire the skills and resources needed to thrive in a university setting.

General Inquiries 860.832.1927
Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Willard-DiLoreto Hall, W101

All services are provided at no cost, confidential, and available to all enrolled full- and part-time CCSU students

Counseling Services Offered:

  • Individual counseling
  • Group counseling and support groups
  • Family counseling
  • Medication management
  • Referrals for specialty, long term, or more intensive services
  • Case management services
  • Crisis Intervention services
  • Risk assessments

Student Development Services Offered:

  • Psychoeducational workshops and webinars for students
  • Consultation and involvement with campus, centers, programs and initiatives
  • Training for CCSU faculty and staff on a variety of mental health related issues
  • Consultation to CCSU faculty and staff