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Wellness Services

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By providing support, ECC Wellness Services encourages you to participate in your overall health and well-being actively. Some of the most pressing concerns on campus include anxiety, emotional support, relationships, academic difficulty, and depression. 

To address the prevalence of mental illness among college-age students, Wellness Services educates students on mental health and substance use and available resources when invited to the class by a faculty member. 

Wellness professionals are members of ECC's behavioral intervention team (BIT). Examples of severe crises include Suicidal or homicidal thoughts or impulses; Sexual or physical assault; Hearing voices; that Misperceiving reality, and Overwhelming loss (such as a death in the family). Learn more about crisis intervention.


List of Wellness Services Support Staff members.

Types of Support Available

Confidential Phone Sessions

Enrolled students can receive sessions with a Wellness Professional to support mental health and discuss psychosocial issues. We offer scheduled telehealth services via phone and video sessions using the telehealth platform called

All scheduled counseling sessions are confidential and HIPAA-compliant. You have multiple options available to schedule an appointment with a Wellness Professional. Schedule an appointment online, call 847-214-7390, or email

Our Wellness Professionals can discuss referral options for medication management or long-term therapy (including options for students without insurance) if seeking either of these services.

Mental Health Screenings

This brief, free way to determine if you or someone you care about should connect with a mental health professional. This program is completely anonymous and confidential, and immediately following the brief questionnaire, you will see your results, recommendations, and critical resources. Complete your free and confidential screening today! Take a free mental health screening.

Student Health 101 & CampusWell

Read our accurate, evidence-based articles on wellness, fitness, health, eating healthy, and more. Visit

Campus Support Groups and Events

Achieve your potential by participating in a small group session that meets over a few weeks. Check the campus calendar for the dates and locations of these support groups.  

Community Resources

Locations of Kane County food banks, health, and human service organizations. Access community wellness resources.

Help After Hours

If you're thinking about suicide, are worried about a friend or loved one, or would like emotional support, the Lifeline network is available 24/7 across the United States. A crisis text line is also an option for those seeking support—text 988 to speak with a trained crisis counselor and/or dial 911.

  • Línea de Prevención del Suicidio y Crisis 888-628-9454
  • Counseling Pamphlet Collection
  • AID Crisis Text Line Helps those needing mental health support and referrals to other human service agencies in the area for financial guidance, health care support, legal difficulties, shelter locations, support groups, and more. AID is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 630-966-9393 or Text 833-AID-TEXT (833-243-8398).

24-Hour Help

Suicide & Crisis Lifeline - available for everyone, free, and confidential.

  • Crisis Text Line: Text 988 or text HOME to 741741 anytime, anywhere in the United States.
  • Crisis Line of Fox Valley: 630-966-9393
  • SAMHSA (Substance Abuse): 800-622-4357


Wellness Services

Building B, Room B120

Monday through Thursday: 8 am to 7 pm
Friday: 8 am to 4 pm