wellness is a priority at marshall b. ketchum university. mbku offers students a continuum of wellness support including mental health and counseling services.
mental health includes emotional, psychological and social well-being. individualized counseling services are available to students on a temporary, part-time, and flexible schedule throughout the year. students needing long-term therapy are referred to their health care professional. a list of local mental health and assessment providers is located within the student achievement center moodle course.
services are student-centered, culturally sensitive and respectful of the diverse backgrounds and experiences of students.
counseling may cover a range of topics including:
- academics – stress, test anxiety, fear of failure, challenging coursework, etc.
- social and emotional well-being – transitions, friendship challenges, feelings of inadequacy, panic attacks, living situations, etc.
additionally, university student affairs coordinates a variety of events and activities throughout the year to encourage students to focus on resilience and wellness.
- yoga on the lawn
- wednesday wellness walks
- crafting activities
- therapy puppies
- workshops – managing stress, imposter syndrome, time management, and more
additional resources are available within the student achievement center moodle course including:
- managing anxiety
- recognizing signs of distress in yourself and others
- benefits of mindfulness
- strategies to improve wellness
for inquiries regarding counseling services, please contact university student affairs at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- suicide prevention hotline: 800.273.8255
- transgender suicide hotline: 877.565.8860
- national mental health hotline: 866.677.5924
- national alliance on mental illness: 800.950.6264