Coping with Recent Events

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Tragedy in Las Vegas

The Counseling Center shares in the sadness regarding the mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada on Oct. 1, 2017. This tragedy can certainly be difficult for any of our UIC students who are…

Recent Natural Disasters

The Counseling Center is available to offer emotional support to UIC students whose families and friends may have been directly impacted by this late summer’s catastrophic natural disasters in the U.S. and elsewhere.…

A Message of Support for Our Undocumented Students

The mental health staff at the Counseling Center support our undocumented students and join you in challenging barriers to your well-being and acceptance. We understand that these barriers place additional strain that may…

Responding to the recent national election

The recent national election has been particularly impactful leading to a range of reactions including sadness, anger, and fear as well as excitement, pride, and relief. The UIC Counseling Center staff wants those…

In Response to recent acts of violence 

Given the tragic news of ongoing violent, race-based traumas and deaths, the Counseling Center wants the UIC community to know that we remain available as a source of support. You do not need…