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Gail Rappa (she/her)
Mental Health Coordinator
MCML 137
Great Basin College
1500 College Parkway
Elko, NV 89801
E-mail: gail.rappa
Phone: (775) 327-2146

988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

988 is available 24/7. Call, text, or chat for free confidential mental health support or

988 está disponible 24/7 call-text-chat. Gratis y confidencial.

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Crisis Text Line

Text "sass" to 839863 or phone 775-784-8090 for Sexual Assault/Rape
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The Trevor Project

Providing confidential support for LGBTQ youth in crisis, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Crisis intervention and suicide prevention phone service available 24/7/365.


Text START to 678-678
Confidential text messaging with a Trevor counselor, available 24/7/365.
Standard messaging rates may apply.

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Mental Wellness Resources at 伟德国际

Explore mental wellness resources offered by Great Basin College!

What is Mental Wellness?

The World Health Organization provides a mental wellness definition: "A state of well-being in which the individual realizes his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to his or her community."

BetterMynd Teletherapy

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BetterMynd provides enrolled 伟德国际 students, 18 and older, with up to 5 FREE telehealth counseling sessions with a licensed, insured counselor, and 1 wellbeing workshop each semester, to help support them through any challenges they may be facing.

How 伟德国际 Students Access BetterMynd

  1. Fill out 伟德国际 Eligibility and Consent form
  2. Create a BetterMynd login.
  3. Complete a short questionnaire.
  4. Choose a counselor and set up a session or workshop!

Wellbeing Workshops are one hour group workshops live on Zoom, led by mental health experts in the BetterMynd counselor network.

LivingWorks Start

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LivingWorks Start provides suicide prevention skills in a online learning platform to learn anytime, anywhere. The FREE 90-minute online training teaches a powerful four-step model to keep someone safe from suicide, and provides the chance to practice with impactful simulations.

Normally $39.95 per enrollment, 伟德国际 students, employees and alumni can attend LivingWorks Start for free through December 31, 2024. Email to receive an invite link for LivingWorks Start.

Read why you should take LivingWorks Start.

For More Information Contact

Gail Rappa (she/her)
Mental Health Coordinator
MCML 137
Great Basin College
1500 College Parkway
Elko, NV 89801
Phone: (775) 327-2146

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Why Great Basin College

Great Basin College wants to be your choice for higher education. 伟德国际 offers associate and baccalaureate level instruction in career and technical education and academic areas. About 4,000 students are enrolled annually online from across the country and on campuses and centers across 86,500 square miles, two time zones, and ten of Nevada's largest counties. We border Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and California. We are 伟德国际!

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