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The College of St. Scholastica

Professional clinicians work closely and confidentially with students on a variety of issues including:

  • developmental transitions (i.e. beginning college, graduation, etc.)
  • relationship problems with peers or family
  • depression, anxiety and stress
  • grief and loss
  • sleep issues
  • difficulty in handling emotions
  • religious concerns
  • building self-esteem and confidence
  • substance use harm reduction strategies
  • substance use recovery support


St. Scholastica provides counseling services to students on the Duluth Main Campus and the Health Science Center at BlueStone. For students attending online or at other locations may access care through their primary care provider, insurance provider or employee assistance program (EAP).

There isn’t a cost for counseling services (except for psychiatric evaluations and management of medications — billed to insurance).

Mental Health Crisis Resources

For medical or safety emergencies please call 9-1-1 or seek care at the nearest emergency room. For urgent or crisis mental health concerns please call 9-8-8 or one of the Regional or National resources listed below.

Regional Mental Health Crisis Resources

  • Mental health stickers laying on a table.Campus Safety (Duluth and Health Science Center campuses): 218-723-6175
  • Duluth Campus (Southern St. Louis and Carlton County Mobile Crisis): 844-772-4724
  • Austin Area (Mower County Mobile Crisis): 844-274-7472
  • Brainerd Area (Crow Wing County Mobile Crisis): 800-462-5525
  • Grand Rapids Area (Itasca County Mobile Crisis): 218-326-8565
  • Inver Hills Area (Dakota County Mobile Crisis): 952-891-7171
  • St. Cloud Campus (Central Minnesota Mental Health Center): 800-635-8008

View additional mental health mobile crisis response by Minnesota county.

National Mental Health Crisis Resources

  • National Suicide Prevention Crisis Line: 800-273-8255 (TALK)
  • Suicide and Crisis Lifeline: 9-8-8
  • Crisis Text Line: text HOME to 741741
  • Veterans Crisis Line: 800-273-8255 and Press 1, or text to 838255
  • The Steve Fund (for students of color): text STEVE to 741741
  • Trevor Project Lifeline (for LGBTQ+ students): 866-488-7386, or text START to 678678
  • DeafLEAD: A 24-hour crisis line for Deaf or hard of hearing individuals available in ASL