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Because of the accelerating COVID-19 pandemic and ongoing stay-at-home order from the State of Illinois, Knox College has made the decision to teach the entirety of spring term remotely.
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175 West Knox Street
Galesburg, IL 61401-4999
Crisis sessions are available for students needing immediate assistance. In a crisis appointment, the student will evaluate their situation with a counselor while building a plan of what to do next. See more information below on our services, potential crisis situations, and how to best cope with crisis.
For a crisis session during business hours, head on over to Counseling Services in Furrow Hall across from the soccer field. There is no need to call ahead; a counselor will see you as soon as possible. Your safety is our #1 concern. Do not hesitate to reach out if you feel like you are in a crisis. We look forward to seeing you. If you are not able to physically come to Counseling Services, contact 9-1-1 or Campus Safety at 309-341-7979.
Call Campus Safety at 309.341.7979 and they can help you in reaching assistance. Call 9-1-1 if there is any immediate danger to self or others. To speak to a skilled, trained counselor at a 24 hour crisis center, call 1.800.273.8255.
A mental health crisis is defined by an individual's experience, not by an external event. If you believe you are experiencing a crisis, we prefer to see you. Below is a list of experiences that may lead someone to seek crisis services.
Effective coping in crisis situations can help to lessen possible long-term impacts on your health. A crisis is also an opportunity to build positive skills, increase self-knowledge, and promote resiliency. Below are signs of positive coping strategies that can help guide you through a tough situation.