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Personal Counseling Services

Personal Counseling Services (PCS) offers free, short-term mental health counseling. All appointments are confidential. To schedule, please call 608-663-4148, email pcsnotifications@edgewood.edu, or stop by The Wellness Center in Dominican 122. PCS is open 8:00-12:00 and 1:00-4:30 Monday-Friday. 

To complete forms or view your appointment details, go to the Wellness Center Student Portal.

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Emergency Resources

Wisconsin Department of Health Services Distress Line

If all the talk about COVID-19 is making you feel overwhelmed or frightened, you can call 1-800-985-5990 or text "TalkWithUs" to 66746.

Crisis Text Line

Feeling panicked? Down? Hopeless? Text “hello” to 741-741 to have a text “conversation” with a trained counselor.

24-hour Crisis Line of Dane County

608-280-2600

This resource is available 24/7 for individuals in Dane County who are experiencing a mental health emergency.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-8255

This resource is available 24/7 for individuals who are feeling hopeless or are having thoughts of suicide.

Low-Cost Counseling Options in Madison

For those seeking longer term mental health care, the following resources are recommended:

Low-Cost Counseling Options in Madison

Journey Mental Health, (608) 280-2720,
https://www.journeymhc.org/

Catholic Charities, (608) 826-8000,
https://catholiccharitiesofmadison.org/

The Family Center, (608) 663-6154,
https://edgewood.edu/the-family-center 

UW-Madison Counseling Psychology Training Clinic
https://counselingpsych.education.wisc.edu/clinic-and-outreach/cptc/

Counseling through Health Insurance

Interested in seeking counseling through your health insurance carrier but unsure of where to start? Call the number on the back of your insurance card and ask the following questions:

  • Does my policy cover mental health services?
  • At what percentage does my policy cover mental health services? Will I have to pay a co-pay?
  • Do I have any limits on the number of sessions covered per year?
  • May I have a list of providers covered by my policy?

Stress and Depression Questionnaire

Stress & Depression Questionnaire

Concerned about stress, anxiety, or your mood? Take our free anonymous online stress & depression questionnaire. After you complete the questionnaire, a counselor from PCS will provide an individualized response without knowing who you are.

Emergencies

Madison Police Department Emergency: 911
Edgewood College Security: (608) 663-4321
24-hour Crisis Line of Dane County: (608) 280-2600
National Suicide Prevention Hotline: (800) 273-8255

For on-campus residents, notify a Res Life staff member who can contact our on-call counselors.

For those who prefer to text, text HELLO to 741-741 to contact the national 24/hour Crisis Text Line.
Learn more about the Crisis Text Line here.

 

Contact Information & Scheduling

Phone: (608) 663-4148
Fax: (608) 663-2278

Dominican 122
Hours: 8:00-4:30

Campus Map
Map to The Wellness Center

Forms

Forms can be submitted electronically in the Wellness Center Student Portal here.