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Please view the helpful mental health resources below! 


Crisis Resources

Emergency Contact 911

Crisis Text Line- Text SCHOOL to 741741

Schedule Cousneling Appointment 

Northwestern Counseling Services are free to all NWOSU currently enrolled students. In efforts to meet all students’ demands, short-term free counseling sessions are offered to all students averaging from 4 to 6 sessions per semester.

The first appointment will be a brief screening to discuss counseling needs to determine the appropriate level of therapeutic care. Following the initial screening, recommendations will be made for the most beneficial route to help you with concerns. Suggestions can include short-term counseling on campus, referral to other campus resources, or long-term counseling off-campus community providers.

Request Appointment

Community Mental Health Services

Community Mental Health Services

Northwest Center For Behavioral Health, (580) 327-1112, 604 Choctaw St., Alva, OK 73717
Northwest Domestic Crisis, (580) 327-6648, 1330 Oklahoma Blvd., Alva, OK 73717
Northwest Family Services, (580) 327-2900, 620 Flynn St., Alva, OK 73717 

Great Salt Plains Health Center, (580) 233-2900, 231 S. 30th St., Enid, OK 73701
Northwest Center For Behavioral Health, (580) 234-3797, 702 N Grand St., Enid, OK 73701
YWCA, (580) 234-7581, 525 S Quincy St.,Enid, OK  73701

Northwest Center For Behavioral Health, (580) 256-8615, 1222 10th, Ste 211, Woodward, OK 73801
Northwest Domestic Crisis, (888) 256-1215, 1024 22nd St., Woodward, OK 73801 


Alcohol eCHECKUP To Go (Self-Assessment) 
The Alcohol eCHECKUP TO GO is an interactive, online program that provides immediate, personalized feedback about their alcohol use and related variables.

Navigate to https://echeckup.sdsu.edu/usa/alc/coll/nwosu/#!/

Cannabis eCHECKUP To Go (Self-Assessment) 
The Cannabis eCHECKUP TO GO is an interactive, online program that provides immediate, personalized feedback about their cannabis use and related variables.

Navigate to https://echeckup.sdsu.edu/usa/mj/coll/nwosu/#!/

MindWise (Screening)
MindWise offers brief online screenings for a wide range of mental health and substance use issues. All screens are anonymous, have been clinically validated, and provide immediate feedback.

Navigate to https://screening.mentalhealthscreening.org/NWOSU

Sexual Violence Prevention eCHECKUP To Go (Self-Assessment) 
eCHECKUP TO GO’s Sexual Violence Prevention program helps users become active participants in creating a safe campus environment through building awareness for identifying and interrupting sexual violence. Scenarios are provided within the program to build skill, confidence, and strategies to safely intervene. 

Navigate to https://interwork.sdsu.edu/echeckup/svp/welcome

Self-Help Resources 

TAO Connect 
Tao is a completely private online library of behavioral health resources that includes interactive modules and practice tools to help you understand and manage how you feel, think, and act. You can learn stress management, mindfulness skills, problem-solving, relationship skills and strategies to avoid dwelling on your concerns and develop more helpful thinking patterns and much more!

Navigate to https://us.taoconnect.org/register

How to Register for TAO?
1. In your browser window, navigate to https://us.taoconnect.org/register
2. Enter First Name, Last Name, and your school email address
3. Create a Password and Confirm your Password
4. Leave the 'Enrollment Key' field blank.
5. Click Sign Me Up
6. Check your email. You will be sent a Welcome to TAO email with a confirmation link which you must click on to sign in.



Kognito is an online training simulations to learn to recognize signs of distress and connect those in need to support services.

How to Register for Kognito 
1.  Navigate to: https://oklahoma-he.kognito.com/
2.  Select the Northwestern Oklahoma State University
3.  Create an account using NWOSU email address and complete the following prompts 

Navigate to https://oklahoma-he.kognito.com/

Through this training you will gain knowledge of warning signs of suicide how to offer hope  and how to get help and save a life. 

How to Register for QPR

1.  Navigate to: qprtraining.com/setup
2.  Enter the organization code NWOSU
Select Create Account
Complete and submit student registration form 

Navigate to http://qprtraining.com/setup

Prevention Resources

OK I'M READY https://okimready.org/

Click to navigate to Prevention Resources

Employee Mental Health Resources

NWOSU Faculty & Staff- Northwestern Oklahoma State University Employee and Family Assistance Program provides NWOSU employees and their families with immediate, free confidential assistance. The Employee and Family Assistance Program is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 

Phone- 888-293-6948

Title IX Resources

Click to navigate to NWOSU's Title IX Resources 





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Phone: (580) 327-1700

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