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Mental Health Services

Mental health matters at MCC. As one part of your overall wellness, mental health can impact your academic performance and the quality of your life in general. See the following on-campus, online, and off-campus community resources to help you stay well.

Take a free, anonymous, online mental health screening »

In crisis? Get help 24/7!

  • If you're in immediate danger, call 911
  • McHenry County Crisis Line: 1-800-892-8900
  • National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline: 988 (call or text)
  • Crisis Text Line: Text “HOME” to 741741

Students—Talk to a counselor online

 All MCC students have free access to online therapy through Talkspace. Sign in using your email address. You can get unlimited text, voice, and video message therapy, and one 30-minute face-to-face session with your fully licensed therapist every 30 days.

Togetherall is a free, anonymous, online, peer-to-peer mental health community available 24/7 to MCC students. You can post about what you’re going through and receive support from others who have been there. Enter your email address to get started.

Students—Talk to a counselor on-campus

To speak to someone about mental health concerns, stop by A252 (Student Affairs office), call (815) 479-7572, or email to make an appointment. Walk-ins may be available but are not guaranteed.

Options for Support (Off-Campus, in the Community)