September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, with September 10 being World Suicide Prevention Day. Please join University Counseling Services in raising awareness of this very important topic, and remembering all those whose lives have been significantly impacted by suicide. For more information on suicide prevention, please visit Screening for Mental Health. If you have concerns about a student, staff, or faculty member on campus, University Counseling Services is available for consultation. You can also visit the Student Affairs webpage and click on the link in the What is BRRT? section on the right to complete a concerns form.
University Counseling Services (UCS) is the primary source of mental health counseling for students on the University of Wisconsin-Platteville campus. Confidential, short-term counseling is provided to assist students with personal, social, developmental, academic, or career concerns related to their education progress, personal growth, and general well-being.
Counseling Services staff are available to faculty and staff for consultation on a variety of mental health topics. We offer written resources, programs or presentations upon request. We welcome the opportunity to share information with your classes, departments, or organizations about the services we provide to campus.If you have a disability and desire accommodation, please advise us of your request as far in advance as possible by calling Deirdre Dalsing 608-342-1865.
The information contained on our website is intended for informational purposes only and is not intended to substitute for help from a qualified mental health professional.
220 Royce Hall
1 University Plaza
Platteville WI 53818
Hours of Operation
Monday & Friday 8:00am-4:30pm
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 8:00am-8:00pm
After Hours Crisis Unified Community Services 800-362-5717
Call 911 in case of Emergency
Campus Police 608-342-1584
Suicide Crisis Line 800-784-2433
TREVOR (LGBT) Helpline 866-488-7386
Family/Partner Abuse Helpline 608-348-3838 or 1-800-924-2624
Vet Center Combat Call Center 877-WAR-VETS
Veterans Crisis Line 800-273-8255
Please be advised that e-mail is not considered a secure form of communication; therefore confidentiality cannot be guaranteed if you forward information of an urgent nature. UCS staff only monitor and respond to e-mail during regular office hours.