Need to Talk to Someone?
Kansas State Polytechnic students may contact one of the four following staff members:
- David Hardman, Diversity Coordinator, Welcome Center, 826-2984
- Jess Simpson, Student Support Services, Welcome Center, 826-2645
- Amy Sellers, Student Life, Student Life Center, 826-2971
- Dixie Schierlman, Student Life, Welcome Center, 826-2643
One of the four designated staff members will visit with you and determine if a referral is needed for professional counseling. Professional counseling is provided by Veridian Behavioral Health in Salina.
Veridian Behavioral Health, a multi-disciplinary center offers dedicated quality mental health care.Veridian is part to the behavioral health department of Salina Regional Health Center. As part of the SRHC, Veridian offers a full continuum of care for Central Kansas.
Many of Veridian's services are geared toward individuals and families who are struggling with common life problems such as depression, anxiety, marital problems, parent-child conflicts or grief and loss. The services are provided in a convenient and comfortable, private office setting.
Students referred to Veridian will have up to two sessions paid for by the college. Additional sessions will require student insurance information be provided and any balances will be charged on a sliding scale, based on income.
Call 911 Most people associate 911 with medical emergencies. However, 911 also assist with emergencies such as someone seriously considering suicide.
Concerns About Another Person?
If you have concerns about a student, faculty, or staff member in the Kansas State Polytechnic community, contact one of the four staff members listed. If you live in the residence halls, and you are concerned about another student, contact a residence hall assistant.