LCCC offers counseling and crisis intervention services for any currently enrolled student. Licensed counselors and social workers are available during business hours. Students in need of individual counseling are encouraged to make an appointment by calling the Advocacy & Resource Center (ARC) at (440) 366-4ARC (4272) or visiting the ARC on the first floor of the Bass Library.  Personal counseling on a referral basis to one of our community partners is also available.

Students experiencing a mental health emergency may contact the ARC during business hours. Outside of business hours (including evenings, weekends, holidays) the student may call the ARC office at (440) 366-4272 and choose option 2 to connect to the after-hours counselor.  Crisis lines are also listed below.  ARC counselors are also available to assist faculty and staff for consultation should there be a concern regarding a student.

In Crisis?

If you are experiencing a crisis that requires immediate attention, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.

The Advocacy and Resource Center after-hours emergency crisis line is also available by calling (440) 366-4272 and choosing option 2.  This service is only available to currently enrolled  LCCC students and faculty/staff calling on behalf of students.

 Additional emergency resources include:

  • The Lorain County Crisis Hotline, 24 hours/7 days a week: 800-888-6161
  • The National Suicide Hotline, 24 hours/7 days a week: 800-273-8255
  • The National Crisis Text Line is always available: #741-741
  • Lorain County Community College Campus Security: 440-366-4444
  • Veterans Crisis Line, 24 hours/7days a week. Dial 988 then press 1, Text 838255, Chat online

Please note: a call to 911 from LCCC will automatically notify Campus Security of the issue. 

All crisis situations are evaluated to determine if any other supportive action is deemed necessary such as a referral to an outside agency or a transport to a hospital or clinic.  LCCC’s primary support facility is The Nord Center.  They can be reached at any time at (800) 888-6161.

Mental Health Resources

We can help you over the barriers you are facing – no matter how large – and get you back on track to finish your degree. If you need immediate assistance, please call 440-366-4272

LCCC offers free, confidential individual counseling for currently enrolled students. LCCC’s counseling services are located within the Advocacy & Resource Center (ARC) located at LC 125 (first floor of Bass Library). LCCC offers short-term, solution focused counseling and referral services for ongoing needs. Contact the ARC at 440-366-4272 oremail at

WE CARE is a free resource available to students, faculty/staff and community members that offers information on what current mental health resources are available both on and off campus. Users can connect to various supports for mental health and suicide prevention resources and find information to help someone in need.

To register for an account, download the WE CARE Lorain County CC on the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.

Sanvello offers a wide range of tools that can be helpful to anybody looking for ways to manage stress and explore self-care activities such as meditation, mindfulness and developing healthy habits. Practice exercises at your own pace and/or connect with others for peer-to-peer support.

To register for an account, download the Sanvello app on the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.

Calm offers guided meditation, soothing music and mindfulness exercises to help ease everyday stress and build skills for resilience and self care.

To access:

  1. Visit
  2. Scan the QR code to use Calm’s mobile app.
  3. Download the free app.
  4. Begin the Calm experience!

Help to prevent suicide! The 988 Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals in the United States.