Counseling & Wellness Services

COVID-19 Health Alert

Although you may feel distant from our WSU community, you are not alone, and we are still here to support you and your mental health during this challenging time.

Counseling Services remains open Monday-Friday from 8am-4:30pm.

Although we currently are not meeting with students in person, we are providing tele-counseling appointments via Zoom for students enrolled for the fall semester.

If you have any questions or want to schedule an appointment, please email counselingservices@winona.edu or call 507.457.5330 rather than coming into the office. Currently, only Health Services students will be allowed entrance.

Counseling Services staff will respond as soon as possible, but we may not be available for immediate response. If you or someone you know are experiencing a mental health emergency, please contact one of the emergency resources listed below.

Online Self-Help Resources

College can be tough on your mental health at the best of times, and now many people are experiencing added challenges amid the uncertainty of COVID-19.

Here are some online resources to help you cope with stress and anxiety as well practice meditation and build resilience skills.


Emergency Support Resources


Local Winona Emergency Resources

  • University Security: 507-457-5555
  • Winona Public Safety: 911
  • Crisis Response for Southeast Minnesota: 1-844-CRISIS2 (1-844-274-7472)
  • For those located in Southeast MN Winona Health Emergency Department, located at 855 Mankato Ave, Winona, MN

National 24/7 Crisis Resources

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

  • Call: 800.273.TALK (8255)
  • Crisis Text Line: Text “HOME” to 741741
  • En Espanol: 888.628.9454
  • Deaf/Hard of Hearing: 800.799.4889
  • Online Chat 

Veteran’s Crisis Line

  • Call: 800.273.8255, press 1
  • Text: Text “HELLO” to 838255
  • Online Chat

National Eating Disorders Association

  • Call: 800-931-2237
  • Text: Text “NEDA” to 741741
  • Online Chat
The Trevor Project
  • Call: 866.488.7386
  • Text: Text “START” to 678678

Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network (RAINN)