Counseling Services


Emergency or Crisis

Great Rivers 211-free, confidential helpline for community information, referrals, and crises services 24 hours a day.

If this is a life threatening emergency, call 911 immediately. For all other crises, you may contact LeeAnn Van Vreede, MA, LPC, SAC, ICS, Director of Counseling Services, at 608-796-3808 or the Student Development Center Administrative Assistant at 608-796-3825. You may also stop in at the Student Development Center located on 936 Franciscan Way, during business hours (Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.) to ask for assistance.

After Hours Assistance

  • Life threatening emergency: 911
  • Great Rivers 24-hour helpline: 211 (land line or campus phone) or 800-362-8255 (cell or land line). This is a free, confidential help-line for community information, referrals, and crises services 24 hours a day.
  • Gundersen Healthcare System: 608-782-7300 or 800-362-9567
  • Mayo Franciscan Healthcare System: 608-785-0940 or 800-362-5454
  • A social worker is available through the emergency room at both hospitals 24 hours a day. Call the hospital and ask for the social worker on call through the emergency room.
  • Campus Safety: 3911