Wellness

​Wellness Information


On Campus Counseling Services

Please make an appointment to come in or talk on the phone with one of our counselors. You may also make an appointment to visit the food shelf if you are in need!

Kelly Bakk: SSS/Trio Counselor – k.bakk@mesabirange.edu 218-749-7765

Sabrina Skeens: Institutional Counselor – sabrina.skeens@mesabirange.edu 218-749-7714

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Salvation Army

Closed to the public, but still providing food through curbside. People can pick up the bagged items from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and, if goods are still available later in the day, from 1 to 3 p.m. each weekday. Address: 507 South 12th Ave W, Virginia, MN 55792

United Healthcare

Is offering an EMOTIONAL SUPPORT HELPLINE FOR ALL STUDENTS through one of their subsidiary companies called Optum. Their toll-free help line number, 866-342-6892, will be open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for as long as necessary and the service is free of charge and open to any student, not just international students. Students would have access to specially trained mental health specialists to support them if they feel they are experiencing anxiety or stress related to the recent developments around COVID-19.On Campus Counseling Services


Mental Health Resources

Coping With Stress During Infectious Disease Outbreaks

CDC on Stress and Coping

Student Guide for Virtual Counseling Services

Mental Health and Stress Management Resources for Coping with COVID-19