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Student Mental Health Resources

Helpful Hotlines

General Crisis
Crisis Text Line
Text SUPPORT to 741-741
Depression and Suicide
National Suicide Prevention and Crisis Lifeline (24/7)

Call or text 9-8-8

The Trevor Project (24/7)


LGBTQIA National Help Center (24/7)


Dating Abuse and Domestic Violence
loveisrespect (24/7)
Eating Disorder Hotline
National Eating Disorder Association
M - Th: 9 am - 9 pm, F: 9 am - 5 pm
Mental Illness Hotline
Maryland Youth Crisis Hotline
National Alliance on Mental Illness
M - F: 10 am - 6 pm
Sexual Assault Hotline
RAINN: Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (24/7)
Veterans Crisis Line
Veterans Association (24/7)

Hagerstown Community College

Looking for Mental Health Counseling Services?
On-Campus AA Group - Starting Spring 2024

Mondays 2:30 - 3:30 pm beginning January 22, 2024 in LRC - 261

Local AA Hotline: 240-850-2677

Looking for Help with a Non-Academic Issue?
Local Organizations

Meritus Behavioral Health

Mental Health Walk-In Care
  • Immediate care for ages 6 and older
  • Mild-to-moderate mental health crisis
  • Evaluation, brief stabilization, next steps

Meritus Medical Center

Mental Wellness Entrance/Orange Entrance

11116 Medical Campus Rd.

Hagerstown, MD 21742

Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 6p.m.

301-393-HELP (4357)


Meritus Health Crisis Center
  • Ages 18 and Older
  • Addiction or substance use crisis
  • Medical monitoring, relapse prevention
  • Observation up to 72 hours
  • Direct link to a treatment program

Meritus Medical Center

Mental Wellness Entrance/Orange Entrance

11116 Medical Campus Rd.

Hagerstown, MD 21742

301-393-HELP (4357)

Religious Accommodations

Research shows a positive correlation between student religiosity and grades. HCC respects the sincerely held religious beliefs and faith-based practices of all students.  Students experiencing a conflict between academic requirements and religious practices are encouraged to complete a Student Religious Accommodations Request Form to receive assistance.

CARE Team Members

Retention and Registration
Angie Auldridge: Lead CARE Team Member

Manager: Retention and Registration

Trisha Horowitz: Retention Specialist

Advises: Behavioral, Social Sciences, and Business Majors

Kristen Hoffman: Retention Specialist

Advises: Nursing Majors

Maggie Robertson: Retention Specialist

Advises: English, Humanities

Tracy Nickel: Retention Specialist

Advises: Health Science Majors

Paola Torres: Retention Specialist

Advises: Math, Science, Engineering, and Technology Studies



Cohort Programs
Jaime Bachtell: Lead CARE Team Member

Manager, Disability Support Services & Cohort Programs

Luis J. Flores: Disability Support Services Specialist

Disability Support Services & Cohort Programs

Jennifer Davis: Career Program Achievers

Ben Ebertowski: Veterans and Military Specialist

Alison M. Hess: Advisor CCAMPIS

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