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We recognize that the uncertainty and the quickly changing nature of this situation may cause a great deal of stress and anxiety. We encourage you to practice self-care as well as care for your loved ones and your neighbors.

  • In case of a mental health emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.
  • Employee Assistance Center (EAC) provides confidential counseling to Aquinas employees and their families at no cost to the employee. Please refer to the information posted on Acorn/Human Resources to contact EAC and schedule and phone appointment.
  • If you or someone you know is in need of assistance, please contact Counseling, Health and Wellness Services at (616) 632-2905 or, or contact the Campus Safety Office at (616) 632-2462 or
  • On-call crisis management provided by Aquinas Counseling Services can be reached at the Campus Safety Office at (616) 632-2462 from a cell/off-campus phone or dial extension 3333 on any on-campus landline phone.
  • Other resources include the 24/7 Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) and the Crisis Text Line (Text HELLO to 741741).
  • If your distress is related to COVID-19, you can contact the Disaster Distress Helpline at 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a crisis counselor for free confidential crisis support.
  • Please follow CDC recommendations for managing anxiety and stress.


CDC Information Sheets