If you have recently experienced a traumatic event, you may be feeling a number of emotions. You may feel sad, upset, afraid, angry or alone. You may have trouble concentrating, or feel overwhelmed by your emotions. All of these feelings are normal reactions. What’s important to remember at this difficult time is that there are steps you can take to seek support for yourself and find help.
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Student Support Resources
Student Counseling Center
The SVSU Counseling Center has expanded its hours and services and is available for students who would like to receive grief support. Individual appointments can be scheduled by calling (989) 964-7078 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Hours are 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Child & Family Services of Sagina
Child & Family Services of Saginaw is offering free tele-health grief support for students so please call (989) 790-7500 and mention you are an SVSU student.
List Psychological is offering free grief support for students so please call (989) 790-3130 and mention you are an SVSU student.
Residential Students Support
You can reach an RA
on duty Monday - Thursday 4:30 p.m. to 8 a.m., and Friday 4:30 p.m. to Monday 8 a.m.
- FYS/MJB: (989) 964-2988
- LCS/LCSW: (989) 964-2986
- UVE/UVW: (989) 964-2984
- PG: (989) 964-2985
You can reach out to your RD as well:
Text Support Available
Faculty from SVSU’s Department of Social Work and Youth Services are available for text support to students. Text support will be available from licensed social work therapists.
Cathy Macomber (989) 295-1894
Chris Fike (989) 207-3055
Kim Johnson (678) 477-6823
Lucy Mercier (810) 845-7015
Matt Mitchell (989) 598-4560
Teresa Beadlescomb (734) 489-1025
Employee Support Resources
(24 hours a day, 365 days a year)
Resources available online or unlimited phone support with a representative is confidential and available 24/7. Licensed Professional Counselors can help with:
- Stress, depression, anxiety
- Relationship issues, divorce
- Job stress, work conflicts
- Family and parenting problems
- Anger, grief and loss
SVSU Student Counseling Center
Saginaw County Community Mental Health Authority
24-Hour Crisis Hotline
Employee & Student Assistance Program