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First Generation Student Resources: Student Mental Health

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You @ Madison College

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Caring for your well-being during any adjustment or time of increased stress is essential.

YOU @ MadisonCollege is available online, 24/7 to provide tips and resources
on everything from stress and finances, to academics and social connection.


This resource is free for current Madison College students!

After following the link, create an account using your Madison College email address.
A quick start guide is provided after logging in for the first time. 


YOU Welcome/Orientation Video (Subtitles) from Grit Digital Health on Vimeo.


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BetterMynd provides Madison College students online therapy. Students can use BetterMynd to schedule online, private therapy sessions with counselors. Six free sessions with a qualified counselor are provided to each student, in addition to free workshops. Sessions are available virtually 7 days per week. Evening hours are also provided!

Free Counseling For Students

Madison College offers
free counseling services 
to all current and prospective students. 

The college's counseling professionals are here to help with:

  • academic and career counseling
  • conflict management
  • crisis counseling
  • personal counseling and more. 

All services are confidential. You can set up an appointment via the Navigate app or by calling 608-246-6076. 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Logo

If you are in distress or crisis, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is available to help 24 hours a day at 1-800-273-8255

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Crisis Text Line offers free, 24/7 help via text. From your mobile phone, text HOME to 741741.