Mental Health Services

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK. Help is available for you or someone you care about, 24-7.Occasionally you may encounter situations in your life that affect your learning environment. When these situations arise, counseling is available to provide short-term assistance, and in some cases, referral to community resources for long-term help.

Local Mental Health Services

Talk with a Licensed Mental Health Practitioner

Meeting individually with a licensed professional counselor in a private setting can help you to clarify thoughts and feelings, develop problem-solving skills and coping strategies, and to construct a plan for the future.

The Student Health Clinic provides free confidential counseling services with a licensed mental health practitioner. Insurance will not be billed for counseling services.

Our counselor is available to help you with:

  • Stress management
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Personal/social problems
  • Family problems
  • Relationship issues
  • Eating disorders
  • Concerns with domestic violence or abuse
  • Sexual harassment or rape
  • Post traumatic stress disorder
  • Substance abuse counseling with referral available
  • Test anxiety
  • Anger
  • Personal struggles with self-worth, self-acceptance, etc.
  • Homesickness
  • Life transitions

Please contact the Student Health Clinic to schedule an appointment.

Contact Information

Student Health Clinic

Health Education and Services Center—left door entrance
319-406-4036 (fax)
Email the Student Health Clinic

Regular Hours — Spring 2024

Hours subject to change depending on staff availability.

Monday 8:30am–12:00pm


Wednesday 8:30am–12:00pm
Thursday 8:30am–12:00pm
Friday 8:30am–1:00pm

If campus is closed, the Student Health Clinic is also closed. This includes weather-related closings. See the Academic Calendar for scheduled college closings.

Appointments are required. Please call or email to schedule an appointment.

The Nurse Practitioner and School Counselor are also available via Tele Health.

Additional Healthcare Providers

EFR Employee and Family Resources student helpline

Employee and Family Resources Student Helpline provides 24-hour confidential telephone support for students and families to assist with stress concerns related to school, friends, family, mental health, substance abuse, and much more. To connect with a masters-level counselor, call 1-800-464-6056.

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