Some organizations estimate that roughly 18 million students on college campuses are dealing with mental health issues. Half of college students report that they have been stressed to a point where they couldn’t function during the past year. In addition, suicide is the third leading cause of death among all people ages 15-24.
If you believe you need help, we encourage you to reach out to friends, family, and/or one of the resources listed below. NCMC can also assist you in setting-up an appointment with an off-campus counselor. Please contact us at 660-359-3948, ext. 1400 during office hours for assistance. We care about you and want you to be successful, in both your personal and academic pursuits.
North Central Missouri College works with North Central Missouri Mental Health Center (NCMMHC), to provide counseling services to students.
For those NCMC students (currently enrolled in at least one credit hour) that would like to make a counseling appointment, they can contact NCMMHC by calling 660-359-4487. Students are responsible for all costs incurred as a result of counseling. NCMC students in crisis will be seen within 15 minutes during business hours at the Trenton office, located at:
North Central Missouri Mental Health Center
1601 East 28th Street
Trenton, MO 64683
Please note the following is included as part of the agreement with North Central Missouri Mental Health Center:
- Mental Health Crisis Line/CommCare Crisis Hotline 24/7: 1 (888) 279-8188
- CommCare Crisis Hotline (Hearing/Speech Impaired Only): 1 (800) 955-8339
- Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255) – If you or someone you know needs help, call immediately. This is the number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, a 24-hour service available to anyone in need of help.
Crisis Text line – Text HOME to 741741 for free, 24/7 support in the US
Active Minds – Nonprofit organization dedicated to utilizing the student voice to raise mental health awareness among college students.
Beyond OCD – Organization committed to providing resources related to Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
Half of Us – Working to create a public dialogue to raise awareness about the prevalence of mental health issues and connect students to the appropriate resources.
How To Help A Friend – Important things to do and tips to help a friend with a mental health concern.
The Jed Foundation – Promotes emotional health and suicide prevention among college students.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – Website providing information regarding support for those in emotional distress or suicidal crisis. Phone: 1-800-273-8255
Strength Of Us – Online community designed to empower young adults.
ULifeline – An online resource for college and mental health.
Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program – Dedicated to preventing suicide and attempts.