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 Truman College Wellness Center

Karen Caldwell-Littleton
Clinical Director
 

  

If you are interested in learning more about Wellness Center Services or would like to schedule an appointment to speak with a  Wellness Center counselor,please email us at trc-wellnesscenter@ccc.edu or call our office at 773-907-4786.

 

If you are experiencing a crisis and need immediate help after Wellness Center office hours, please contact one of the community-based mental health providers listed below.

 
These Services are Free! 

Healthcare Alternative Systems (HAS)- The Living Room Program       

Telephone: (773) 235-5100        Office Hours: Monday-Sunday 1pm-9pm 

Thresholds- Living Room Program

Telephone: (773) 537-3601        Office Hours: Monday-Sunday 2pm-8pm 

 Living Room at Turning Point

Telephone: (847) 933-9202        Office Hours: Monday-Friday 12pm-7:15pm 

24-Hour Crisis Hotline (847) 933-0051
 

Please continue to check this website for up to date information and ways that we can serve you during these difficult times. 

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Mental Health Awareness Month raises awareness on mental illnesses and strives to help reduce the stigma surrounding mental illnesses. Help us fight the mental illness stigma within our communities and college campuses, by encouraging mental health and wellness. Stigma and shame prevents people from seeking mental health support. No Stigma = No Shame, No Fear, No Silence!  #MHAM
 

 

                             New Resources and Events to Check Out!

 

Green City Market is Chicago’s largest and first year-round sustainable farmers market. Green City Market provides a marketplace for purchasing sustainably grown food and connecting farmers and local producers directly to the greater Chicago community. They now welcome Link (also known as SNAP) at all our markets and match customer’s purchases up to $15 per market day, including through our e-commerce market, GCM Delivered.

More information is available at Green City Market.

 

Checkout the Green City Market events here.

 

 

                     Wellness Center Summer 2021 Events

 

June 2021                

​                      Date                                 Time                              Event & Zoom Link ​                       

                 

                      TBD                             11am-2pm  ​                     Public Benefits Enrollment Event 

                                      

July 2021          

                      Date                                 Time                              Event & Zoom Link   

 

                       TBD                               11am-2pm                      Public Benefits Enrollment Event 

 

                            

Additional resources you can access NOW                        

Food Resources                           

·  To find Food Pantries: Greater Chicago Food Depository​

·       Hunger Hotline/Illinois Hunger Coalition call:  1-800-359-2163  (SE HABLA ESPAÑOL) 

Financial Assistance                             
      Help with Bills: www.usa.gov/help-with-bills provides information about government programs that help with bill payment, temporary assistance, jobs/unemployment, credit, etc. Hotline and website also available in Spanish.​                    
    ​  Unemployment due to CoVid-19: Illinois Dept. of Employment Security​ and call:    
      1-800-244-5631​​

Shelter Resources          

  • ​If you need shelter:  Call 3-1-1 or go to your local Emergency Room or police station.  They will transport you to the nearest available shelter.        
  • For a listing of all homeless or housing insecure services and agencies responding during CoVid - 19 go to: Citywide Homeless Resources​
  • If you are experiencing domestic violence and need a safe place to stay, call or text : 877-863-6338​ and they will secure you immediate shelter 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

 

Medical Resources         

·        ​If you or a loved one has CoVid-19 symptoms and don't have health insurance:                  How to get medical care when uninsured.pdfHow to get medical care when uninsured.pdf        

·       Healthcare for Undocumented Folks in the time of CoVid-19: United We Dream Website​

Immigrant and Refugee Support

·       Illinois Coalition​ of Immigrant and Refugee Rights: www.icirr.org

·       Resource Guide for Immigrants and Refugees:  Guide of all Community Resources​

Online Support 

·       Black-led and Trans-led LGBTQ Center:  On line Counseling Services and Food Pantry​

·       Chicago Department of Public Health Mental Health Centers free Teletherapy: call  312-747-1020.  For after hours support, contact Crisis Text Line which serves anyone, in any type of crisis, 24-hours a day.  Text HOME to: 741741 to access a trained crisis counselor.​

CoVid-19 Information    

                               

National Crisis Hotlines                                   

 

  • ​Suicide Prevention Hotline: 800-272-8255 (24 Hours)
  • Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741 (24 Hours)
  • SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-985-5990, or text TalkWithUs to 66746 (24 Hours)
  • Self-Harm Hotline: 1-800-366-8288 
  • Trans Lifeline: 877-565-8860
  • LGBTQ Trevor Project Lifeline: 866-488-7386, or text START to 678678 (24 Hours) 
  • Veteran Crisis Line: 800-273-8255 ext. 1 (24 Hours)
  • Domestic Violence Support: 1-815-729-1228 (24 Hours) ​    

Get Support at the Wellness Center           

Personal counseling

Personal, individual counseling offers a safe place to talk about what's on your mind and to get support to work through life's challenges.                                                                             

Support groups

Support groups are offered on different topics relevant to college students such as stress and time management, busy parents, anger management, and veterans issues. Check with your Wellness Center to see what is offered for each term.                                                                              

Stress and time management coaching

Being a college student is stressful. Wellness Center staff can help you develop a stress and time management plan and learn other personal organizational skills.                                                                             

Connect to Public Benefits & Community Resources

Many students are unaware that they qualify for various public assistance programs such as SNAP, subsidized health insurance, Medicaid, and emergency housing.  The Wellness Center can help you learn more about and how to apply for these and other programs and also assist you in connecting to low- or no-cost community based mental health and social services.       
 
Key Resources    

 

Contact our office for assistance with any of these or for additional resources.  

To make an appointment, call us at (773) 907-4786 or e-mail: trc-wellnesscenter@ccc.edu 

 

Check us out! We’re friendly, non-judgmental, and know what it takes to be successful in college.    

 

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Programs

 

Faculty & Staff

Staff:                                                                  
Karen Caldwell-Littleton, LCPC, Clinical Director                                                              
Juliana Gonzalez, LCSW, Part-time, Clinical Counselor​                                    
Irene Aleman, Coordinator    ​                                         
                                    

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Contact Information

Phone: 
(773) 907-4786
Fax: 
(773) 907-4890
1145 W. Wilson Avenue
Main Building, Room 1946
Chicago , IL 60640
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Hours

Monday - Thursday: 9:00 - 5:00
Friday: 9:00 - 1:00

Publications

Related Services

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Services

Wellness Center Home Page                                                                

Crisis Services                                                                

Counseling Services                                                                

Sexual Assault Harassment Support                                                                

Referrals to Community Resources                                                                             

Evaluation for Psychological Testing & Learning Disabilities​                                                               

Workshops and Presentations                                                                


                                                           

For Faculty & Staff

Consultation for Faculty and Staff                                                                              

Check It Out

Stress and Time Management                                                             

Alcohol and Drug Information & Support                                                                   

ULife Mental Health Screenings                                                           

Web resources and PDFs                                                               

Homeless or Unstably Housed?​                                                              

Graduate-level Training Opportunities

The CCC Wellness Centers Clinical Training Program