Promoting a Caring Community - St. Cloud State University
Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 1-800-273-8255

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Promoting a Caring Community

Links and Resources

On Campus Resrouces:

American Indian Center seeks to respond to the educational needs and goals of American Indian students and communities.

Behavioral Intervention Team provides case review, consultation, follow-up, and assistance to faculty, staff, and students.

Counseling and Psychological Services is a department within the Division of Student Life and Development that helps undergraduate and graduate students cope more effectively with personal, mental health, and academic issues that arise in their lives. They offer free and confidential personal counseling and consultation to promote personal development and psychological well-being and assist students in defining and meeting personal, academic, and career objectives.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Resource Center is dedicated to providing an inclusive and educational environment for LGBT persons and their allies at SCSU.

Multicultural Student Services offers academic assistance and multicultural programming to encourage personal development and success.

Student Health Services provides general medical care including diagnosis and treatment of illnesses and injuries.

Student Parent Initiative Minnesota’s Young Student Parent Support Initiative is encouraging St. Cloud State University in supporting and addressing the needs of college age pregnant and parenting young people who face unique parenting challenges.

The Women’s Center provides advocacy, support, programs, resources and opportunities for women and men to translate concerns into action.

Veterans Resource Center is on campus and looking forward to helping out veterans as well as past and current military members and their families.

U-Choose is an interactive program focused on reduction of high-risk alcohol use.


Links to other Online Resources

Active Minds empowers students to speak openly about mental health in order to educate others and encourage help-seeking. We are changing the culture on campuses and in the community by providing information, leadership opportunities and advocacy training to the next generation.

Campus Chapter: SCSU Active Minds

Four County Crisis Response Team provides Mental Health Crisis Services for Benton, Sherburne, Stearns and Wright Counties. (Local help; available to do home-checks)

320-253-5555 or 1-800-635-8008
24 hours a day/7 days a week

The Crisis Response Team (CRT) is a group of counselors who provide support and assistance to children and adults experiencing a mental health crisis. Call-in services include a crisis hotline, information and referrals, and a link to resources and support. If needed the CRT will travel to your home or a community location to de-escalate the situation and help the individual in crisis cope with immediate stressors

Half of Us Learn more about mental health conditions, coping with different situations, places to find help, how to help a friend in need, self-assess yourself for mental health conditions, and how to get involved with mental health awareness!

Love is Louder was started by The Jed Foundation, MTV and Brittany Snow to support anyone feeling mistreated, misunderstood or alone. It’s hundreds of thousands of people just like you who have turned this idea into a movement. A movement of all types of people who have come together to raise the volume around the message that love and support are louder than any internal or external voice that brings us down.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline No matter what problems you are dealing with, we want to help you find a reason to keep living. By calling 1-800-273-TALK (8255) you’ll be connected to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area, anytime 24/7.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Creating communities where individuals, families, schools, faith-based organizations, and workplaces take action to promote emotional health and reduce the likelihood of mental illness, substance abuse including tobacco, and suicide. This Initiative will include a focus on the Nation’s high-risk youth, youth in Tribal communities, and military families.

The Jed Foundation As the nation’s leading organization working to promote emotional health and prevent suicide among college students, The Jed Foundation is protecting the mental health of students across the country.

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and
suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth.

The Veterans Crisis Line The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Support for deaf and hard of hearing individuals is available.


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