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 in a demanding professional program. Acknowledging that challenges in one area of your life will impact your overall experience, we encourage you to speak with an Academic Counselor 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.
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Confidential, free, online mental health and wellness resources are just clicks away. Visit these sites for more information:
Mental Health and Well-being
- ULifeline ( http://www.ulifeline.org ) - An anonymous, confidential, online resource center developed especially for college students. Find help and information regarding mental health and suicide prevention.
- National Alliance on Mental Illness ( https://www.nami.org/ ) - NAMI is the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. Local NAMI chapters offer educational programs for individuals and families. Crisis help is available via text - text NAMI to 741-741.
- American Psychological Association ( www.apa.org ) - The APA is the premier professional psychological association in the United States, which provides information on a wide variety of topics.
National Grad Crisis Line - 1-877-GRAD-HLP (472-3457) provides 24/7 support for urgent mental health care.
- Learn Psychology Guides ( https://www.learnpsychology.org/resources/) provide tips and strategies for addressing stress, sleep issues and other mental health needs and concerns.
- Postpartum Support International (https://www.postpartum.net/) provides support, education and local resource information for individuals experiencing postpartum depression. PSI's free helpline 800-944-4773, available in English and Spanish, refers callers to appropriate local resources including emergency services.
Addiction and Substance Abuse
Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender Resources
LGBT National Health Center (https://www.glbthotline.org/): 1 (888) 843-4564
Suicide Prevention and Domestic Violence National 24-hour Crisis Lines
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 ( www.rainn.org )