The Mental Health & Wellness Center, located in Jackson Hall, provides a supportive and inclusive environment for students to prioritize their mental well-being. With a wide range of resources, we aim to empower students in their journey towards personal growth and resilience.
The Mental Health & Wellness Center is a dedicated space providing comprehensive support and resources to nurture the mental well-being of students. Recognizing the importance of mental health in academic success, the MHWC strives to create a supportive and inclusive environment where students can thrive emotionally and academically.
If you encounter a student in immediate danger to themselves or others, call 911 immediately.
In case of campus emergency, contact Campus Security at 302-547-0988.
If you are in need of immediate support or believe a fellow student is at risk of harming themselves or someone else, please contact:
988 – National Suicide & Crisis Hotline
1-800-262-9800 – ContactLifeline
Text 741-741 – Crisis Text Line
The MHWC offers all Goldey-Beacom College students professional mental health counseling free of charge.
Short term clinical services are offered to students as needed. These services include, but are not limited to, initial appointments to determine the level of support needed, short-term therapy/consultations, and long-term community referrals. Services can be accessed by emailing [email protected] to schedule an initial appointment.
Schedule an Appointment
Drop-In Hours are available throughout the academic year to afford students the ability to receive informal support from the MHWC without an appointment. These hours are sent out in student newsletters and posted on the MHWC social media.
The MHWC is closed during the summer. Students are encouraged to contact their primary care provider for continued care. Students are also able to use Health Advocate’s Student Assistance Program hotline by calling 1-855-384-1800.
Remember that the college transition is a significant life change, and it’s normal to experience a range of emotions. Being proactive about mental well-being and incorporating these tips into your daily life can contribute to a more positive and fulfilling college experience.
Active Minds at Goldey-Beacom College acts as an informal network of connection for students passionate about mental health or those looking to gain more information regarding mental health topics. For more information, or to join the organization, email [email protected].
The mission of the Mental Health and Wellness Center (MHWC) is to cultivate wellness individually for each student in the interest of growth and success beyond the classroom. The services of the Center are designed to assist in the following circumstances: sobriety management, reduction of anxiety/depressive symptoms, development of coping skills, improving interpersonal relationships, and more.
The MHWC is housed in Jackson Hall, with a ground entrance across from Franta Hall.
Contact us by emailing [email protected]!
Our mailing address is:
Mental Health & Wellness Center
4701 Limestone Road
103 Jackson Hall
Wilmington, DE 19808
We appreciate your sharing concerns about GBC students, employees and guests as it helps to maintain GBC as a healthy and safe campus environment. This referral form is designed to report behavior the reporter sees as concerning, worrisome or threatening. Please note that referrals are reviewed during normal business hours and are not monitored after hours, on weekends, or during official University holidays. While referrals from this form are reviewed by a variety of campus partners working to assist students and employees, it is NOT designed for emergency response situations. Emergency Response situations should be reported immediately to Campus Security & Police. That being said, if the information in the referral is determined to be emergency-related, law enforcement may become involved to check on the immediate well-being of our student or employee.
Report a BIT Concern
The MHWC providers maintain the confidential & protected health information of our clients. Information shared in confidence must be breached in circumstances where serious and foreseeable harm is imminent, and/or when disclosure is necessary to protect a client or others. Confidentiality must be breached when additional legal requirements demand. Confidentiality boundaries and limitations is discussed with each client in an ongoing fashion.
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Goldey-Beacom College is a Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
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