There's no question: College is an exciting time. You'll have new experiences. You'll gain fresh perspectives. And you'll make important decisions. At Davenport University, your health and wellness matter to us.
WellConnect is a program that's been created for you to help balance life, school and work. The student assistance program offers you focused services such as mental and physical health topics, debt and budget management, legal advice and community connections. Remember: You're part of an interconnected community, and there are many tools available to help you succeed.
Staying Healthy: WellConnect Counseling Services
Balancing the demands of work, school and life can be challenging, and there are times when you may need help to manage these often competing demands. The issues that come up as you navigate through life's complexities can impede your ability to accomplish academic, professional, and personal goals. Davenport's WellConnect program offers services that are designed to help students work through these issues as they arise.
The WellConnect Counseling Experience
When you are feeling overwhelmed, it can be difficult to pick up the phone and start something new — even if it means you will be getting the help you need. WellConnect offers in-the-moment support, as well as giving you the option to meet with someone face-to-face to discuss your concerns. When you call the Davenport University WellConnect line (866-640-4777) you will talk with a knowledgeable and experienced clinician who can help connect you to the resources you need.
How to access In-the-Moment Support:
The DU WellConnect line (866-640-4777) is staffed 24/7/365 with master's level clinicians who are available for in-the-moment telephonic support and direction. Davenport students can call the WellConnect line at any time to talk with a counselor. During the initial call, the WellConnect counselor will help you to work through your concerns. After the initial consultation, you will be offered a referral for up to four sessions of face-to-face or telephonic counseling with a dedicated clinician. If you want face-to-face counseling, WellConnect will connect you with a provider convenient to your home or work.
Other WellConnect Programs Available:
New Parent Transition Program
The New Parent Transition Program, is designed to provide new, veteran, and expecting parents with the tools, resources, and live support to help balance home and work life. The program is designed to help parents organize their daily expectations, create new routines, and manage all of the responsibilities that come with being parents.
After receiving the informational binder, you will schedule three, one-hour telephonic sessions with a doctorate level family psychologist.
Money Matters: WellConnect Budget and Debt Consultation Services
For students who are struggling with financial issues, or who are simply seeking to better manage their finances, Davenport University's WellConnect program offers extensive budget and debt consultation services. This program will connect you with a trained and certified financial counselor to help you address your fiscal concerns.
Legal Consultation Services
Legal issues can seem overwhelming, particularly for those students who are working to balance the competing demands of school, family and work. To help alleviate the anxiety that often surrounds legal issues, the WellConnect Program offers students comprehensive Legal Consultation Services.
The WellConnect Program is committed to helping you manage the contending demands of school, work, family and everyday life by connecting you with resources right where you are — in your own community!
Help is Just around the Corner
When you call the WellConnect line (866-640-4777), you can ask to be connected with a community referral specialist, who gathers information relevant to your specific needs.
Once the initial evaluation is complete, the community referral specialist begins the process of contacting and connecting with community resources to check for vacancies, availability, pricing, etc.
You will be sent a comprehensive packet with all of the information about resources that are available in your community and that fit your unique needs. You will be connected only with resources that have vacancies and availability, and you will get recommendations from the referral specialist as to which resources are best suited to accommodate your needs.
The WellConnect Program maintains an extensive database of resources related to:
- Child Care Resources
- Pet Care
- Adoption Resources
- Eldercare Resources
- Housing Resources
- Health and Wellness
- College Planning