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Emotional & Mental Health

Emotional wellbeing and resilience enable you to understand and manage your full range of emotions. Learning from your experiences, you gain insight into your individual needs for self-care and stress reduction, and discover what works for you.

Mental health is a state of wellbeing in which you can learn, create, participate, and thrive. Day to day, you can cope with stress, realize your abilities, and contribute to your community.

If you are experiencing difficulties, we have many resources available and caring people who can help.

Need Help Now?

To access a counselor at any time, call the Counseling Center at (413) 542-2354. We provide mental health counseling 24 hours a day, seven days a week. In the event of an immediate, life-threatening emergency, please call the Amherst College Police emergency line at (413) 542-2111.