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Spiritual, Health and Mental Wellbeing

We recognize that the pandemic and resulting uncertainty and change can be difficult. These circumstances can cause a great deal of stress and anxiety, especially over time. We encourage you to practice self-care as well as care for your loved ones and your neighbors. Employees and students who may need support can reach out to the following resources.

In case of a mental health emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.

Campus Ministry​

  • Campus Ministry staff are available for virtual pastoral care and spiritual companionship.
  • Our Campus Chaplains are available to talk with any faculty member, staff member or student who would like to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation or for spiritual counsel. Contact Fr. Stan Drongowski at or Fr. Bob Keller at to make an appointment.

Campus Safety

  • For urgent needs, please contact Campus Safety at (616) 632-2462 for assistance in contacting the Counselor On-Call.​

Counseling, Health and Wellness Services

  • Counseling services are available to our community. Email or call (616) 632-2905 to make an appointment with a campus counselor.

Health Center

Other Resources

  • 24/7 Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) and the Crisis Text Line (Text HELLO to 741741).
  • Faculty and staff may use the Employee Assistance Center (EAC). More information and helpful resources are available on the Human Resources page of Acorn.
  • Faculty and staff may also refer to the employee Return to Work Guide in the COVID-19 Employee Toolkit on Acorn for information.
  • The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Stay Well program ( offers a COVID-19 hotline, free Headspace web service, free 24/7 confidential counseling hotline and other resources.