Keep Learning Health and Wellness FAQs

Self-care and Well-being

Yes, the Miners Care Quick Referral Guide can guide you to the S&T resource you need based on the type and severity of the problem you or someone else is facing.

Sanvello is available as a free premium download to all Missouri S&T students, staff, and faculty. Sign up with your @mst.edu email account. You may also follow Miner Wellness on Facebook and Instagram @sandtminerwellness for up-to-date information on well-being resources, tips, and messages. Campus Well, by Student Health 101 is another great health and wellness resource that arrives in your S&T student email monthly.

Yes, our wellness coordinators are available to meet via Zoom for one-on-one consultations, such as BASICS, CASICS, nutrition, and general wellness. Nicotine cessation is also available.

We understand that the uncertainty and difficulty related to COVID-19 events is likely to cause emotional distress. Remember to take it day by day and maintain good self-care. Regular exercise, adequate sleep, maintaining good nutrition is important to manage stress. Look for opportunities for positive, virtual interactions with others.

Find tips on taking care of ourselves during infectious disease outbreaks from the American Psychiatric Association.

A number of online resources are also available:

  • Sanvello – clinically validated mobile and web app to support mental well-being
  • CheckUp From the Neck Up - online mental health screening tool
  • BodyU - anxiety and stress management, healthier body, and self-image
  • Ask. Listen. Refer - online suicide prevention training
  • Echug – online alcohol assessment on risks and harm reduction strategies

Counseling Services are available for all S&T students through Zoom or phone meetings Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. If you need support, contact Counseling Services at 573-341-4211, email counsel@mst.edu or find more information online at https://counseling.mst.edu/.

For immediate help involving threats of harm to self or others, call 911

  • Additional resources for all students:
    • Crisis Text Line - Text HOME to 741741
    • Crisis Text Line is a global not-for-profit organization providing free crisis intervention via SMS message. The organization's services are available 24 hours a day every day, throughout the US by texting 741741
    • Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255
    • Compass Health Hotline at 800-833-3915
      Staffed by mental health professionals who can respond to your crisis 24 hours per day and 7 days per week. They will talk with you about your crisis and help you determine what further help is needed, for example, a telephone conversation to provide understanding and support, a face-to-face intervention, an appointment the next day with a mental health professional, or perhaps an alternative service that best meets your needs. They may give you other resources or services within your community to provide you with ongoing care following your crisis. All calls are strictly confidential.
    • Download the free Sanvello mobile app with an @mst.edu email address. Sanvello is a mobile- and web-based application clinically validated to relieve mental health symptoms and promote healthy behaviors.
    • Visit the S&T Miners Care Quick Referral Guide
  • For students in the Rolla area:
    • Counseling Services are available through Zoom or phone meetings Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. If you need support, contact Counseling Services at 573-341-4211.
    • After hours and weekends or holidays: Call the Missouri S&T Police at 573-341-4300 or call 911. Missouri S&T Police will consult with Counseling Services or connect individuals to resources below.
    • Call the Phelps Health Hospital Emergency Department at 573-458-8899 located at 1000 W. 12th St., Rolla, MO
    • Visit the S&T Miners Care Quick Referral Guide

Health and Wellness Facilities

You can receive Counseling Services (https://counseling.mst.edu) through Zoom or phone meetings. Contact our office at 573-341-4211 or counsel@mst.edu.

See this page for Counseling Services COVID-19 updates.

Miner Wellness services are being provided through Zoom or phone. Call 573-341-4225 or email minerwellness@mst.edu or go to online.

Concerns and Needs

Contact Counseling Services at 573-341-4211 or counsel@mst.edu. Please visit our website for more information at counseling.mst.edu.

If you have a mental health emergency while at home, you should identify and access local mental health providers and/or the local emergency facilities. Care Management Services cm@mst.edu or 573-341-4209 can assist you with identifying resources in advance.

With a signed release, Counseling Services can communicate with your local provider. Please contact us at 573-341-4211.

Students who may be experiencing challenges or who have specific needs, or are concerned about another student, may contact Care Management Servicescm@mst.edu or 573-341-4209.

Please refer students who may be experiencing challenges or who have specific needs to ucare@mst.edu, regardless of how insignificant the concern may seem. We are here to support student well-being and help students succeed. 

Submit a UCARE concern (https://go.mst.edu/ucare-report) or call 573-341-4209.

Care Management Services provides services to all students through Zoom video conferencing, or phone. Visit us during virtual office hours Monday-Friday from 2-4 p.m. Join us at https://umsystem.zoom.us/j/663380565, Meeting ID: 663 380 565. To engage in support services, please contact cm@mst.edu or 573-341-4209, online at https://caremanagement.mst.edu/.

Students who may be experiencing challenges or who have specific needs should contact Care Management Services by calling 573-341-4209 or cm@mst.edu. Care managers can assist students with immediate needs and finding appropriate resources to ensure their well-being and success.

Student Diversity Initiatives offers the Commuter’s Commodities food supply and pantry that will remain functioning to help alleviate the financial burden of obtaining quality food, small household goods, cleaning supplies, and hygiene products. Contact us at 573-341-7286, sdi@mst.edu.

View a sampling of what we may have and order online. Commodities and your order should be completed within 24 business hours (you will receive a confirmation email).

The Student Emergency Fund is a good resource: https://stuaff.mst.edu/emergency-fund/

Let Care Management Services help. Visit us during virtual office hours Monday-Friday from 2-4 p.m.  Join us at https://umsystem.zoom.us/j/663380565, Meeting ID: 663 380 565.

Students may also contact a care manager directly:

Jessica Ford, Care Manager: Email: jlfyyf@mst.edu
Hannah Rogers, Care Manager: Email: hr5ng@mst.edu
Nicole Decher, Care Manager: Email: ndhmb@mst.edu

Care management offers:

  • Help managing complex needs
  • Referrals to resources
  • Coordination and follow-up support   
  • Solution-focused problem solving
  • Assistance navigating processes 

Contact Care Management Servicescm@mst.edu or 573-341-4209.