Emergency Resources for Faculty and Staff

Crisis support for faculty/staff 

  • 24/7 crisis support is available through Community Mental Health (Clinton, Eaton and Ingham Counties) at 517-346-8460. 
  • Additional crisis support lines that are available 24/7 include the Disaster Distress Helpline at 800-985-5990 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255.

ThrivingCampus has updated their system so that users can filter for community providers who are available to offer crisis services to the MSU community.
 Students, staff, faculty, families and community members can access the website at msu.thrivingcampus.com at any time to see off-campus mental health care options. Filters by identity, practice area, insurance and other factors are also available.

The MSU Center for Survivors will be holding Healing through Yoga, a virtual, drop-in, trauma-informed yoga practice to promote healing and wellness. The session will be held March 16 through April 27, on Thursdays at 3pm. It is open to students, staff, faculty and community members.

Department of Forestry tree experts will be offering a series of guided nature walks to help Spartans explore nature, find peace and continue to heal. For questions or more details, please call the Department of Forestry at (517) 355-0090 or email Lauren Noel.

Self-Guided Resources:

Self-guided resources, such as soothing breathing techniquesprogressive muscle relaxation and others are available on the CAPS Resources page.

Webinar: Jim Henry, Ph.D. – Responding to the Tragic Events at MSU
Jim Henry, Ph.D., has led the trauma responses in Oxford, Michigan following the tragic school shooting in 2021. He has directed over 6,000 trauma assessments at WMU Children’s Trauma Assessment Center and trained over 150,000 professionals, parents and community members on trauma and resiliency. Dr. Henry has been providing webinars for Spartan faculty, families and students this week. If you were unable to attend the live webinar for parents, we highly recommend viewing the recording of that session.