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Hartnell College now offers TWO WAYS for students to access mental health services!
If you seek help right away, you can reach Hartnell's new FREE 24/7 mental health teleservice, called TIMELYCARE, using this downloadable APP.TimelyCare logo
You will be able to talk to a licensed provider from your smartphone or any web-enabled device within minutes. Licensed providers are available to offer mental health support via phone or secure video chats. 

Visit the TimelyCare webpage for more INFO

You also can seek help from Hartnell's Crisis Counseling & Emotional Wellness Services. This resource is  designed to help you cope with any stressors that are affecting your academic, career, or personal goals. Services are confidential and FREE to currently enrolled Hartnell students.
We offer counseling services face-to-face following current safety protocols, and through telehealth for students who are not able to visit our main campus. Services are available by appointment only.

Online Application
for Counseling Services
   Solicitud por internet
para servicios de consejería

Call, email, or apply online to request an appointment
(831) 770-7019 |

Stop by during Open Office hours to check in with a therapist
Monday-Friday from 11:00am-12:00pm
Building D, Offices 123-127

A professional therapist can objectively guide you to identify and problem-solve your stressful life issues. Sharing your feelings with a caring professional can provide validation and guidance for effective coping. Counseling can help you build and strengthen relationships, including your relationship with yourself. 

Are you feeling:

  • Depressed?
  • Angry?
  • Unappreciated?
  • Overwhelmed?
  • Hopeless?
  • Anxious?
  • Fearful?
  • Frustrated?
  • Isolated/abandoned?

There are a number of reasons why an individual may feel anxious, depressed, or hopeless. These issues may include:

  • Difficulties in interpersonal relationships with family or close friends
  • Cultural issues
  • Gender identity issues
  • Struggles with body image and eating disorders
  • Lack of social support and sense of isolation
  • Pessimistic feelings about the future and achieving ones goals
  • Alcohol and/or substance abuse
  • Job or financial loss

Traumatic Issues
Although you may not be feeling suicidal, you may feel persistent sadness, anxiousness, or emptiness due to loss or other factors related to depression or grief. There are a number of issues that can be extremely traumatic and precipitate an emotional crisis at any time during your life. These issues include:

  • Sexual Assault
  • Physical or emotional abuse
  • Unexpected pregnancy
  • HIV diagnosis or other serious illness
  • Death of a family member or friend
  • Divorce or separation

Confidential and FREE
Crisis Counseling & Emotional Wellness Services are here for you. All services will be completely confidential and free of charge to enrolled Hartnell students.

Get Help Now

Emergency & Crisis Resources

Mental Health Resources

  • Wellness Central: California Virtual Campus - Your health and wellness are important and connected to your ability to succeed as a student. Wellness Central is a free online health and wellness resource that is available 24/7 in your space at your pace
  • Mental Health IS Health - Emotional health can range from thriving to struggling. No matter what you’re experiencing, there are ways to take action to support yourself and those around you
  • Mental Health Resource Center - The Jed Foundation provides information about common emotional health issues and shows teens and young adults how they can support one another and overcome challenges
  • Call 211 or visit United Way Monterey County for referrals to local community resources

Hartnell College Crisis Counseling & Emotional Wellness Services
(831) 770-7019 | | Building D, Offices 123-127