KuC Wellness Services

KuC provides a variety of Wellness Services designed to support the health, safety and success of students.  

 

In case of emergency:

  • Police:
    • 911 (emergency)
    • 311 (non-emergency)
    • 543-3781 (non-emergency)
  • State Troopers for village issues: 543-2294
  • Fire Department: 543-2131
  • YK Behavioral Health Crisis Response Line: 543-6449; Toll-free: 1-844-543-6499


Talk to us!

DeShan Foret

DeShan Foret

Mental Health Professional

Kuskokwim Campus

DeShan is available to talk with students one-on-one. Schedule your appointment by email.

Schedule an appointment
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A Week of Support

Mondays, 12-1 PM

Mindful Mondays on Zoom

Procrastinator support group flyer
Tuesdays, 12-1 PM

KuC Stress and Coping Series

KuC Good Mind group flyer
Tuesdays, 4-5 PM

KuC The Good Mind Group

grief and loss support group flyer
Wednesdays, 12-1 PM

Life After Loss: A place for those who are grieving

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Fridays, 1-2 PM

Love your Body

 

Wellness Resources and Support

Crisis Hotline

  • Suicide and Crisis Lifeline: Dial 988
  • Careline Crisis Intervention: 1-877-266-4357, text “4 help” to 839863 (3-11pm, Tue-Sat)
  • Suicide Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
  • National Suicide Prevention Helpline: 1-800-784-2433
  • Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a crisis counselor (24/7)

Sexual Assault of Abuse

  • Tundra Women's Coalition Crisis Line:
    1-800-478-7799
    907-543-3456

  • UAF Confidential Reporting of Sexual Assault or Sexual Misconduct: 1-855-251-5719

Substance Abuse

  • PATC:  543:730
  • YKHC Behavioral Health: 907-543-6101
  • Bethel Family Clinic: 907-543-3773
    • Opiate Recovery Group: Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m.

Health Care & Behavioral Health Resources

 

Support

For confidential support to gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender students, contact DeShan Foret at 907-543-4526

If you would like to talk with a local Elder about your experiences in college, please contact Diane McEachern at 907-543-4597. She will put you in touch with Elders who help facilitate college classes.

UAF Nanook Diversity and Action Center: 907-474-6369

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