Your mental health and wellness is important!  Lake Superior College Students can access free and confidential mental health services to help cope with a variety of life stressors and concerns.  Currently, appointments are available in person on campus.

LSC Counseling Services aims to provide students with support and information to grow and develop the skills they need to achieve their academic, professional, and personal goals.  A mental health professional will provide a safe space for you to identify challenges and develop a strategy and the tools you need to address your concerns.  This is accomplished through assessment, counseling, consultation, outreach, and referrals to additional resources.

Therapy can be helpful in addressing a variety of concerns including:

  • Anxiety and stress
  • Adjusting to life transitions
  • Relationship problems and/or relationship violence
  • Depression and mood difficulties
  • Grief and loss
  • Sleep issues
  • Concerns related to sexual orientation or gender identity
  • Concentration and motivational struggles
  • Substance abuse*
  • Eating disorders*
  • Traumatic Events
  • Building self-esteem and confidence
  • Building communication, problem solving, and organizational skills
  • Other important personal concerns

In case of mental health emergency, contact:

  • 911
  • National suicide prevention lifeline:
    1 (800) 273-8255
    Lifeline chat
  • Birchtree; a voluntary safe place for 72 hours (located in the Duluth mall area):
    (218) 623-1800 or
    1 (844) 772-4724
  • Anyone can dial or text 988 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to reach crisis support or to use an online chat feature to connect with crisis support. People can also dial 988 if they are worried about a loved one who may need crisis support.

Our hearts are heavy and we stand with our communities of color. If you need a place to process your anger, grief, trauma, sadness….we are here for you. The LSC counselor can provide direct assistance as well as community referrals to best meet your needs. We see you. We care about you. We are here for you.

Are you a young person of color? Feeling down, stressed or overwhelmed? Text STEVE to 741741 and a live, trained Crisis Counselor will respond.

Additional community resources: