Information for Students

Kentucky Wesleyan College provides mental health counseling services for all students through the Counseling Services Office located in the Barnard-Jones Administration Building, room 209B. This office is staffed by the
Director of Counseling who is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Services are provided for a number of issues including college adjustment, stress, problem habits/behaviors, anxiety, depression, grief, eating disorders,
substance use/abuse, relationship concerns, and other issues related to mental health. Individual, couples, and group counseling are available. Fees for these services are included in tuition costs; there is no additional charge to the student. Students may call the Counseling Services Office directly to schedule an appointment, 270-852-3183. In the event this call goes to voicemail, callers are encouraged to leave a message with contact
information so that the call can be returned. All information shared with the counselor is considered strictly confidential. Students experiencing personal, emotional, psychological or academic problems are encouraged to seek assistance through the Counseling Services Office.

What We Do

Assessment of the Student

In the initial interview a counselor will assess the student’s needs and what services may be appropriate. The following options may be considered:

  • Individual and group counseling
  • Referral to other departments or services on campus and/or in the community
Counseling ServicesPhoneNotes
Owensboro Crisis Line800-737-0696RVBH Crisis Line
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline1-800-273-TALK Available 24 hours
Owensboro Medical Health System270-688-2000 Adult inpatient stabilization unit
New Beginnings 270-926-7273 Sexual Assault Support Services - 24-
hour crisis line, telephone counseling,
various resources
Care Net Pregnancy Center 270-685-5077Call for an appointment
Amy Whistle
Survivors of Suicide
270-316-7425 Support Group
Brentwood Meadow
Mental Health Services
812-858-7200Newburgh IN
Deaconess Cross Pointe 800-947-6789 24 hour psychiatric evaluations
Information on eating disorders and
various mental health issues
Tobacco Control and Prevention
270-686-7747, ext. 3023. Educational resources and one-on-one
clinical counseling regarding tobacco
use and smoking cessation
Trevor Helpline 866-488-7386 (4-UTREVOR)24-hour helpline for LGBTQ health,
educational resources, and crisis