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Student Health and Wellness Center Resources for COVID-19

Nourishing the Mind, Body, and Spirit

As we continue to live and learn in this ever-changing climate, the Student Health and Wellness Center for Success is here for you.  For the most up-to-date information about MC's response to the coronavirus pandemic, see the Resilient MC page and coronavirus page.

Below are a series of SHaW Center events and community resources to support our students during COVID-19 as well as the information and services available regularly.  

Mental Health Resources 

If you are experiencing a mental health crisis please call, text, or chat 24 hours a day: 

  • Montgomery County Crisis Hotline: 240-777-4000
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255. Press 1 for Veterans Crisis Line
  • Online chat support at imalive.orgnew window
  • Text chat support: Text “Start” to 741741
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-7233

Stress Awareness Resource Guide: (PDF, Get Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader.-Link opens in new window.)  The MC Peer2Peer students put together information about what causes stress, the signs and symptoms of stress, and how to cope with stress.

Support Groups: To provide our students additional mental health support, we are offering no-cost to participant groups lead by Licensed Clinical Professional Counselors.  Any student may register and participate.  Groups begin the week of September 14 and run through the week of October 19, 2020.  

  • Mondays and Thursdays from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. with Cedric Rashaw, LCPC

Mindful Mondaysnew windowJoin us every Monday from 12-12:15pm from February 1 through May 3, 2021 for a 15-minute mindfulness meditation via videoconference to take a break in your day and recenter yourself.

Events

See the Mental Health Wellness page for upcoming events.

Food Events

See the Fuel for Success Food Campaign for upcoming distribution events. 

Community Resources

Health and Safety Resources

To get the latest information on what is open and what is not, go to the County’s re-opening pagenew window.

Montgomery County offers free testing to County residents who think they may have been exposed to COVID-19, or who
need testing to meet work requirements. See testing information from the Countynew window

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