If you or someone you know is struggling with depression, K-State is here to help. Whether you just need someone to talk to or if there is more going on, there are a variety of resources within your grasp. Remember that you are not alone and it is okay to ask for help. There are several counseling services on and off campus that can provide that support for you. Check out these services and more.
Having a hard time adjusting on campus? Problems dealing with stress, family, relationships, alcohol, eating disorders, or other issues? Counseling services provides short-term, focused counseling in the areas of: decision-making, crisis intervention, solution, adjustment, and matters of personal concern. They also assist in identifying and referring additional resources on campus and in the community. Check out their website resource page for self-help tips. Also, the Alcohol and Other Drug Education office supports access to personal assessment on alcohol and other drug use.Hide Description
Lafene Health Center
1105 Sunset Avenue
Lafene Health Center offers K-State students comprehensive, high quality, easily accessible, affordable outpatient health care. Lafene also serves as a resource and an advocate for health education, promotion and wellness.
The Health Promotion/Nutrition Counseling Department provides nutrition counseling to include a self assessment tool through Lafene’s web site; presentations on health topics; peer education programs; and CPR certification. Health Educators also teach an 8 week college health course available for 3 credit hours – enrollment in EDCEP 103 available through iSIS.Hide Description
SafeZone is coalition of campus faculty/staff and students who are trained to be a resource to all members of the campus community. Allies are trained to help students in need by listening and then offering information and referral to helpful campus resources. Allies are visible by their posting the SafeZone logo at their desk/workspace and by their being listed on the SafeZone website map and directory (see website for details at http://www.k-state.edu/safezone).Hide Description
Veterinary Medical Counseling Services
213 Trotter Hall
Counseling Services in the College of Veterinary Medicine offers a convenient location for busy veterinary medical students to discuss individual, couple, or family concerns. Common challenges addressed are depression, anxiety, relationship distress, transitional stress, grief and loss, school/life balance, study skills, and time management. All services are free to participants and there are no restrictions on the number of possible sessions. Please note eligibility for services is limited to veterinary medical students.Hide Description
K-State Women's Center
206 Holton Hall
The K-State Womenís Center works to promote a safe and equitable work and learning environment for all K-State students through advocacy, presentations, academic classes, training, and referral. Over 150 K-State men and women from all majors comprise the Womenís Centerís student group, W.A.R. (Wildcats Against Rape), dedicated to raising awareness and lowering the incidence of campus sexual violence. The P.E.E.R.S. (Proactive Educators for the Elimination of Rape and Sexual Violence) class is taught by the K-State Womenís Center Director and is founded on the belief that students can effectively educate each other on issues concerning rape and sexual/relationship violence. The K-State Womenís Center sexual assault advocate provides 24-hour assistance for K-State students who have been victimized by violence or who are threatened by biased, hateful, or criminal behavior. Staff members work with individuals who are filing complaints under K-Stateís Policy Prohibiting Sexual Violence and with offices and agencies on and off campus who can help students with law enforcement, legal, medical, and academic concerns. We promote a healthy, caring campus through SafeZone (http://www.k-state.edu/safezone/), nonviolence works http://www.k-state.edu/nonviolence/index.htm and such projects as the Manhattan Empty Bowls Project.Hide Description
Pawnee Mental Health Services
2001 Claflin Rd
If you're feeling stressed or distressed, having problems with alcohol or other drugs, depression, anxiety, family or marital difficulties, or a variety of other concerns, you could benefit from the help of a mental health professional. If you have trouble just getting through the day, or if an emotional problem or substance abuse is interfering with your job or relationships, you should seek help. If you feel you are in crisis right now, Pawnee therapists are on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week.Hide Description
K-State Research and Extension
K-State Research and Extension is dedicated to strong, healthy communities, family and youth through integrated research, analysis and education. They provide a variety of online resources about health and nutrition, home, family and youth, environment, and more.