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Office of Student Wellness (OSW)

The ACHE Office of Student Wellness is in the Office of Student Affairs on the first floor of the ARCOM building. We are here to help students thrive during their time here at ACHE. We are available to help students develop and maintain healthy habits for mental and physical wellness. Our services are individualized for each student based on need. We provide crisis intervention, monthly workshops for mental health awareness, brief counseling, and support groups. Campus Security is available 24/7 for physical and mental health emergencies. If you need support, please schedule an appointment by calling Student Services at 479-308-2200 or email Student Services. Appointments are available in person and virtual using a HIPPA approved online platform.

CONFIDENTIALITY

Clinical services are strictly confidential. No information is released without your permission, except in extreme, life-threatening emergencies or when required by law.

ACHE has arranged for Mercy Clinic Chaffee Crossing (across the street from the COM)
to act as the Student Health Service for ACHE Students. Same Day/Next Day appointments are available within 24 hours of a student requesting an appointment for acute care needs.

Mercy Clinic Primary Care – Chaffee Crossing
7003 Chad Colley Blvd. Barling, AR 72923
Monday – Friday 8:00 am- 5:00 pm
(479) 431-3500

Mental Health Resources Available

Center for Psychiatric Wellness

Phone: 479-831-6007

Address: 7217 Cameron Park Dr., Fort Smith, AR 72903

Website: centerforpsychiatricwellness.com

Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, with after-hours available for certain clinicians.

Prescription management and limited counseling for students that identify as ACHE.

Sexual Assault Resources: Crisis Intervention Center

The Rape Crisis Services program at the Crisis Intervention Center provides free and confidential crisis services.

24-Hour Crisis Hotline:  1-800-359-0056

Web: fscic.org

Five West Crisis Stabilization

Address: 3113 South 70th, Fort Smith, AR

Phone: (479) 785-9480

72-Hour Evaluation. Student to use personal insurance.

LBGTQ & Multicultural Resources

Web: rvecark.org

Arkansas Crisis Hotline: 1-888-274-7472

The Trevor Project: 1-866-488-7386

Open Arms Youth Project: 918-838-7104

Trans Lifeline: 877-565-8860

24/7 Crisis Hotline: 1-800-359-0056

Local Hotline: 479-782-4956

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

24/7 Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK

Web: suicidepreventionlifeline.org

The Guidance Center

Address: 3111 S. 70th, Fort Smith, AR

Phone: (479) 452-6650

Emergency Line: (800) 542-1031

Four free counseling sessions for students that identify as ACHE students. Students to use personal insurance after 4 visits.

WellConnect Student Assistance Program

24/7 Support Line: 866-640-4777

School Code: ACHE

Mobile App: Search for GetWellConnectED

Web: WellConnectedForYou.com

Free for all students, Resources for in person and virtual appointments regardless of location. Counseling, legal assistance, financial assistance.