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Student Health & Wellness

Support for students regarding mental, physical, and emotional health resources and services.


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Connect with YC Peers

The Health in Prevention Club creates opportunities for students and YC community members to participate in substance free wellness based activities and educational workshops.

Contact: Judy Brennen Director
Alcohol & Drug Prevention
(928) 771-6183


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Student Support Resources

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Mental Health Support

  • Mental Health Counseling - The YC Student Assistance Program (SAP) provides free mental health counseling (in-person or virtual) for students near where they live.
  • Coaching Support Services - receive additional support from Yavapai College partner InsideTrack for areas such as food insecurity, shelter or housing, finances, stress and health, childcare/caregiving, and transition to online learning.
  • Care @YC - if you are concerned about the welfare of another student or yourself
Crisis Support

Crisis Support

24/7 free, mobile, immediate help counseling

  • Crisis Response Network
  • 1-877-756-4090
  • A counselor will travel to you usually within two hours
  • or call 911

  • Other Emergency Services
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
    1-800-273-8255 or text “Start” to 741-741
  • Veterans’ Suicide Prevention Lifeline
    1-800-273-8255
  • En Espanol Suicide Hotline
    1-888-628-9454
  • RAINN National Sexual Assault Hotline
    1-800-656-4673
  • If you have experienced/witnessed sexual violence or harrassment, please contact us: yc.edu/t9
  • Monica Belknap
    YC Title IX Coordinator
    (928) 776-2211
    monica.belknap@yc.edu
Physical Health Support

Physical Health Support


Warm Line

If you are in need of support,
feeling overwhelmed, or just want to talk


Warm Lines are available to provide non-judgmental and confidential telephone services.

Warm Line staff are certified in Peer Support Training, and experienced in discussion and support related to a broad range of issues surrounding wellness and recovery.

NAZCARE (1-888-404-5530) sponsors a statewide Warm Line that callers can utilize from the hours of 11:00am − 10:30pm seven days a week. Trained Warm Line Mentor staff offer callers active listening skills, coping skills when requested, and make referrals to resources and crisis services to cities and counties throughout Arizona.

Teen Lifeline (602-248-8336 or 800-248-8336) trained peer counselors are available from Noon-9pm. Peer Counselors provide a connection of hope for teens in crisis. https://teenlifeline.org