There are many online options available to students that you can access 24/7 and from any where in the world.
Click through below and check out the various resources and see which one fits you the best.
Togetherall provides free, online peer-to-peer mental health support that's available 24/7 through your computer or phone. You can get support, take control, and feel better in ways that feel comfortable to you. With Togetherall you can:
- Complete self-paced courses.
- Take self-assessments.
- Connect with other students who have real, lived experience to seek advice and support about common stressors.
To Use Togetherall:
To sign up for Togetherall, visit their website to create an account with your Illinois email address. You can choose an anonymous name, which is how you'll be known in the Togetherall community. Signing up takes just a few minutes, and you'll have immediate access. If you have questions, please call the Counseling Center at 217-333-3704 during business hours.
HealthiestYou: United Healthcare Student Resource
Starting on the effective date of your coverage under the student insurance plan, you have 24/7 access to medical advice through HealthiestYou, a national telehealth service. By calling the toll-free number listed on the front of your medical ID card or visiting the website, you have access to board-certified physicians via phone and/or video, where permitted. Based on the condition being treated, the doctor can also prescribe certain medications, saving you a trip to the doctor’s office.
Using HealthiestYou can save you money and time, while avoiding costly trips to a doctor’s office, urgent care facility, or emergency room. As an insured with Student Resources, there is no consultation fee for this service. Every call with a HealthiestYou doctor is covered 100% during your policy period. This service is meant to complement your Student Health Center. If possible, we encourage you to visit your SHC first before using this service. Services may vary by state.
*Available to insured students and their covered dependents ages 18 and over. If you call prior to the effective date of your coverage under the insurance plan, you will be charged a $40 service fee before being connected to a board-certified physician.
Counseling Center Skill-Building Programming
Counseling Center Skill-Building Programming
Student Services Building, 610 East John Street, Room 206, Champaign, IL
8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday (during the academic year, will be open until 7 p.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays)
The University of Illinois Counseling Center strives to offer students the tools they need to be successful. It’s common for students to need assistance building skills to cope with the stress and challenges of college life and beyond. As such, we offer several series of “mini-courses” designed to help build academic and stress management skills. For more information about the series that we offer, please select the options you’re interested in learning more about.
- In Focus: Assists students who have ADHD or ADHD-like symptoms.
- RIO: Offers students a chance to develop skills to recognize and understand their emotions and use mindfulness principles to regulate emotions and determine what changes they’d like to make in their lives. RIO stands for recognition, insight, and openness.
- Test Anxiety: This workshop discusses effective ways to manage test anxiety and perform better on exams.
- Time Management: This workshop will help you reflect on how you prioritize, learn task-management and motivation strategies, and understand the importance of self-care and allowing yourself breaks.
- Tuesday@7: Presented by Counseling Center Paraprofessionals. These peer-facilitated workshops focus on “Students Helping Students” by enhancing mental health, well-being, and success.
Please visit their website for more information about online programming options through the Counseling Center.
Telus Health Student Support
The Telus Health Student Support app allows you to connect with a mental health counselor if you currently have concerns and would like to speak to someone. Please note that the Telus Health Student Support is currently only available to students residing outside of Illinois who have paid the Health Service Fee. If you are in Illinois and want to start mental health counseling, please call the Counseling Center at 217-333-3704.
The Telus Health Student Support app features:
- The ability to call or chat with a Student Support Counselor in real time or to schedule a telephone or video session. These sessions are completely confidential, which means no one will ever know you used the program unless you choose to tell them.
- Multilingual support if requested.
- A digital library full of helpful articles and videos.
To Use the Telus Health Student Support app:
If you have questions about the Telus Health Student Support app, please call the Counseling Center at 217-333-3704.
The WellTrack mobile app is designed to help you understand your mental health and to provide you with the assistance that you need right now. WellTrack is a suite of online tools and courses that uses aspects of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to help you identify, understand and address issues that you are having.
Core Campus Resources
- The Counseling Center 217-333-3704
- McKinley Health Services – Mental Health Program 217-333-2700
- Faculty/Staff Assistance Services 217-244-5312
- Campus Wellbeing Services 217-265-9355
24 Hour Resources
- Rosecrance Local Crisis Line (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Treatment) 217-359-4141 TTY: 217-352-4217
- Faculty/Staff Assistance Services Crisis Line for University Employees 217-244-7739
- The Trevor Lifeline (Suicide Prevention for LGBTQ Youth) 866-4-U-TREVOR
- Rape Advocacy, Counseling, and Education Services (RACES) 217-384-4444
- Domestic Violence Hotline 877-384-4390
- Suicide & Crisis Lifeline Call or text 988 or chat 988lifeline.org
- UIPD Response, Evaluation and Crisis Help (REACH) 911 for emergencies and 217-333-1216 for non-emergencies
After Hours Support
- Emergency Dean After Hours Support for Health and Safety Emergencies for Students