Mental Health Support and Resources

Crisis Services

In any situation in which an individual is experiencing a mental health emergency that presents an imminent threat to themselves or others, emergency responders should be notified via 9-1-1.

Additional crisis resources

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (24/7): 800-273-8255
  • National Crisis Text Line (24/7): 741-741
  • BHN Springfield-based Mobile Crisis Intervention (24/7): 413-733-6661

Individual Therapy

STCC has partnered with the River Valley Counseling Center which provides STCC students with personal counseling from licensed professional therapists. Students wishing to take advantage of the mental health counseling services available through River Valley Counseling Center can contact David Forton, MS, LMHC, at 413-755-4332 or dcforton@stcc.edu to schedule an initial referral session.

Additionally, STCC has partnered with Uwill, the leading mental health and wellness solution for colleges and students, to provide free access to teletherapy. Students have an immediate, secure, and convenient way to receive online-based counseling services should the need arise.

  • Choose a therapist based on your preferences including issue, gender, language, and ethnicity.
  • Choose a time that fits your schedule with day, night, and weekend availability.
  • Choose your appointment type: video, phone, chat, or message.

For more information and to get started with teletherapy, please visit the Uwill website. If you need any assistance when using Uwill, you can reach out directly to Uwill at 833-998-9455 or support@uwill.com.

Mental Health Resources for BIPOC Students

Black Mental Health Resources

Latinx Mental Health Resources

Indigenous Mental Health Resources

AAAPI Mental Health Resources

Mental Health Resources for LGBTQ+ Students

  • The Trevor Project (Text START to 678678)
  • LGBT National Help Center (888-843-4564)
  • Trans Lifeline

Financial Hardship Resources