Mental Health

Mental Health


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Mental Health Counseling

As we work through these uncertain times, we know that things may get difficult. If you need to speak with someone about your concerns, please contact our counselors: Stephane Potts – (217) 443-8749; email: spotts@dacc.edu or Jeff Primmer – (217) 443-8594; email: jprimmer@dacc.edu, or Advisement (217) 443-8750.

Local Therapists & Additional Resources:

Online Mental Health Resources:

Aunt Martha’s Telehealth:
https://www.auntmarthas.org/telehealth/

Illume Counseling & Wellness Center:
https://illumewellnesscenter.com/online-counseling/

OSF Healthcare Silvercloud:
https://www.osfhealthcare.org/mental-health/resources/silvercloud/

Text Mental Health Resources:

State of Illinois Resources: Call4Calm – Text “Talk” or for information in Spanish text “Hablar” to 552020

Federal Disaster Distress Hotline – Text “talk with us” to 66736

Federal Disaster Distress Website:
https://www.fdacs.gov/ezs3download/download/79713/2330678/Media/Files/Food-Safety-Files/Disaster%20Distress%20Helpline%20English%20Brochure.December%202014.pdf

Resources for Eating Disorders:
https://www.mswdegrees.org/resources/eating-disorders

Stress Management Tools:

https://www.heart.org/en/healthy-living/healthy-lifestyle/stress-management/fight-stress-with-healthy-habits-infographic

https://www.aha.org/behavioralhealth/covid-19-stress-and-coping-resources

https://www.cdc.gov/workplacehealthpromotion/tools-resources/workplace-health/stress.html

https://www.apa.org/topics/stress/

https://www.nhsa.org/covid-19-resources-parents

https://www.aarp.org/health/healthy-living/info-2020/natural-stress-reducers.html?CMP=KNC-DSO-Adobe-Bing-Health-Conditions-Stress-General&utm_source=bing&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=Health_Conditions_Stress_Non%20Brand_BMM&utm_term=%2Bdealing%20%2Bwith%20%2Bstress&utm_content=Stress%20%7C%20Treatment&ds_rl=1283770&gclid=CNDqv4-3iu0CFfeYxQIdZYwCwg&gclsrc=ds

https://www.prevention.va.gov/MPT/2013/docs/ManageStressWorkbook_Dec2013.pdf

https://beready4college.com/stress-in-college-students/

https://www.npr.org/2020/10/23/927134772/when-the-headlines-wont-stop-here-s-how-to-cope-with-anxiety?utm_source=npr_newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=20201030&utm_term=4930040&utm_campaign=life-kit&utm_id=53423208&orgid=466

How Students Can Cope with Covid-19 Stress Video:

https://youtu.be/qIkZCg_dNRA

At Danville Area Community College, we are here to support you because we are all in this together.

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