Mental Health & Counseling

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Mental Health & Counseling

Kishwaukee College provides a range of support services to assist students with personal matters, including collaboration with Talkspace for online personal therapy and community organizations to offer support.

Mental Health Matters

Our monthly newsletter, Mental Health Matters, is a campus guide for student concerns, offering up-to-date information on how Kish promotes mental well-being. Find the latest issues below.


Talkspace Personal Online Therapy

To prioritize the well-being of our students, Kishwaukee College provides personal online therapy through the digital mental health service Talkspace. Talkspace offers free, confidential therapy to all full-time and part-time Kish students.

Talk with your therapist via:

  • Text
  • Voice messages
  • Video
  • Online live sessions (One 30-minute session per month. If you need more than one session a month, please contact your assigned Academic Advisor.)

Get started with Talkspace today. Register at any time.

  1. Visit 
  2. Click “Get Started”
  3. Enter “KishTherapy” when prompted for your organization name

If you have any questions about Talkspace, please reach out to your assigned Academic Advisor. If you are unsure who your assigned Academic Advisor is, contact Student Services at 815-825-9375 or for assistance. To learn about in-person counseling services, contact your Academic Advisor or refer to the “Community Resources” section listed below.

Community Resources

Kishwaukee College partners with several DeKalb and Ogle County community agencies to provide resources for non-emergency and emergency services outside of the classroom. The community resources include counseling, childcare services, domestic violence services, mental health, family planning, suicide prevention, substance use, etc., and are available 24 hours a day.   

The list below provides information on resources and services available for students:

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