Mental Health Services

Iowa Wesleyan’s Mental Health Coordinator offers the following free and confidential services:

  • Consultation
  • Problem solving
  • Care coordination
  • Crisis counseling

In addition to these services, IW has partnered with community providers to enhance the services available to our students.

Let’s Talk is not a substitute for counseling and does not constitute mental health treatment. Let’s Talk consultations can discuss specific problems, help explore solutions, and introduce you to what it’s like to speak with a counselor.

Hillcrest Family Services

Hillcrest Family Services is a contracted provider for mental health that has been working with IW since 2019 to provide mental health services for students. HFS counselor, Kelsey Christiansen, comes to campus to provide counseling for students in the counseling services office for students with regular appointments.

Services offered:

  • Individual counseling appointments on campus
  • Couples counseling
  • Medication management at the main office
  • Crisis counseling and follow-up counseling

Alcohol Drug Dependency Services (ADDS)

ADDS is a provider working with IW students to help decrease the use of substances that often get in the way of students physical and mental well-being.

Services offered:

  • Outpatient counseling for substances
  • Inpatient or partial hospitalization counseling referral when needed
  • Prevention services
  • Other addiction counseling support and treatment

Stop by or schedule a consultation

With Lauren Bigger, IW Assistant Director of Wellness and Mental Health Counselor

If you’re experiencing a crisis after business hours, please contact your Resident Assistant (RA) or Area Coordinator (Hall Director) if you’re an on-campus student. If you’re off-campus during a crisis, please call the 24 Hour Crisis Line at 877-404-4770.