Counseling and Consultation Services

We provide comprehensive mental health support to students currently enrolled at NIU. With a full range of services, presentations and programs, we focus on a variety of health and wellness topics. Our trained professionals are committed to improving your mental health as you work toward your academic and personal goals.

To start using our services, call 815-753-1206 to schedule an initial consultation. During your appointment, you'll speak with a counselor about your concerns and how to best meet your needs. Your appointment may be online via Teams based on your preference and counselor availability.

Get Immediate Help

Do you need help right now, or are you worried about someone else? Call us at 815-753-1206, any time of day or night. If it's outside of office hours, you'll have the option of speaking with an on-call counselor.

Find Support Online

For convenient mental health support, log in to Togetherall. It’s a free online platform that connects you with peers and self-care resources.

Take a Mental Health Screening

Not sure if you need help? Take a mental health screening to learn more about your concerns and see if it could help to get some support.


Call 911 if you're experiencing a mental health emergency or are concerned about your or another person's immediate safety.

Contact Us

Counseling and Consultation Services
Peters Campus Life Building, room 200
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Initial Consultation Hours

Noon - 4 p.m.

Worried about yourself or someone else?

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