Palmer Student Academic Support Centers complements chiropractic by assisting you in the goal of optimizing your level of functioning and well-being. We encourage and support your need for balance and for your health and well-being. Acknowledging that challenges in one area of your life will impact your overall experience, we encourage you to speak with an Academic Consultant for strategies to enhance success in all areas of your life!

Mental Health and Wellness Resources

We all have "issues" - our own and those of other people in our lives.

  • Personal Counseling Referral Program - A free and confidential community based counseling service is available for all Palmer students and immediate family. Palmer students seeking personal counseling resources for assistance with relationship issues, substance abuse, grief and loss, depression, anxiety or any other mental health issues are encouraged to make an appointment.

For specific instructions choose your campus

Davenport, Iowa, Campus
San Jose, Calif., Campus
Port Orange, Fla., Campus

Confidential, free, online mental health and wellness resources are just clicks away. Visit these sites for more information:

Suicide Prevention

Mental Health and Well-being

  • ULifeline ( ) - An anonymous, confidential, online resource center developed especially for college students. Find help and information regarding mental health and suicide prevention.
  • American Psychological Association ( ) - The APA is the premier professional psychological association in the United States, which provides information on a wide variety of topics.
  • Graduate Student Hotline - (800) GRAD-HELP (472-3457) provides 24/7 support for urgent mental health care.
  • The Learn Psychology Guide to College Student Mental Health ( ) gives tips and strategies for addressing stress, sleep issues and other mental health needs and concerns.
  • The Coalition Against Drug Abuse ( ) provides information about mental health and addiction.

Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender Resources

GLTB National Hotline - (888) 843-4564

Suicide Prevention and Domestic Violence National 24-hour Crisis Lines

  • Lifeline Suicide Prevention - (800) 273-TALK (8255)
  • National Domestic Violence hotlines:
    (800) 799-SAFE (7233)
    (800) 787-3224 (TTY)

Rape and sexual violence resources and 24-hour crisis lines are available nationally and locally for all three Palmer campuses.

Rape is never the victim's fault.

20-25% of college aged women will be victims of sexual abuse at some point during their college careers.
1.3 women are sexually assaulted every minute.
Men and women are victims of sexual violence.

"Anyone can be hurt by sexual violence. Anyone can heal from sexual violence. Everyone can create a world free of sexual violence." - Florida Council Against Sexual Violence

National Sexual Assault Hotline - (800) 656-HOPE (4673)
Rape Abuse Incest National Network ( )

Quad Cities Area

Safe Path Rape and Sexual Assault Survivor Resources ( )

  • Iowa Walk-in Crisis Facilities (8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F): 2800 Eastern Avenue, Davenport, IA 52803
  • Iowa 24 Hour Crisis Line: (563) 326-9191, (800) 228-1625
  • Illinois Walk-in Crisis Facilities (8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F): 1521 47th Avenue, Moline, IL 61265
  • Illinois 24 Hour Crisis Line: (309) 797-1777

Violence Intervention Counseling Services

  • (563) 326-6431

For further information about counseling resources, contact:

Student Academic Support Centers
(563) 884-5655
Dr. Ann Margrave ( )

San Jose/Bay Area

YWCA Rape Crisis Center in Silicon Valley ( )

  • (408) 287-3000
  • (650) 493-7273
  • Walk-in Facilities in Downtown San Jose (9 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F)

Domestic Violence Crisis Line

  • (800) 572-2782

For further information about counseling resources, contact:

Student Services
(408) 944-6122
Dr. Duane Rohrbacher (

Port Orange Area

Sexual Assault Response Team

  • (888) 956-RAPE (7273)

Port Orange Police Department Victim Advocate Office

  • 4545 Clyde Morris Avenue, Port Orange, FL 32127
  • (368) 506-5820

Violence Intervention Counseling Services

  • Volusia County: (386) 255-2102
  • Statewide: (800) 500-1119

For further information about counseling resources, contact:

Student Services
(386) 763-2780
Victor Hidalgo (

Contact Us

Davenport, Iowa, Campus
Student Academic Support
(563) 884-5655

San Jose, Calif., Campus
Student Academic Support
(408) 944-6020

Port Orange, Fla., Campus
Student Academic Support
(386) 763-2724