University Counseling Center


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Leatherneck Care Referral

Care Referral Button Western Illinois University is committed to the emotional and physical well-being of all students, as well as their academic success. The Leatherneck Care Referral program offers an easy-to-use tool to share nonemergency-related concerns about student behaviors and potential barriers to success. Staff from the Student Development and Success Center lead the coordination of the Leatherneck Care Referral program and are trained to assist.

Office of Public Safety (On-Campus)

Mowbray Hall
911 or (309) 298-1949

Macomb Police (Off-Campus)

120 S. McArthur St.
Macomb, IL 61455
911 or (309) 833-4505

North Central Behavioral Health Systems

Provides a wide variety of mental health treatment and support services to adults and children.

301 East Jefferson
Macomb, IL 61455
(309) 833-2191 (24 hour emergency number)

University Counseling Center

The University Counseling Center has crisis appointments available from 8 am - 4:30 pm each day. Students are welcome to call or walk-in in order to receive emergency counseling during this time.

Memorial Hall 102
(309) 298-2453

McDonough District Hospital Behavioral Health Services (Medical and Mental Health)

Offers a full range of counseling, psychiatric and mental health services.

505 E. Grant St.
Health Services Bldg 1
Macomb, IL 61455
(309) 836-1582
After hours: (309) 833-4101 (ask for On-call Counselor)

Suicide & Crisis Lifeline (#988)

If you or someone you know is struggling or in crisis, help is available. Call or text 988 or chat

988 Suicide & Crisis Liveline logo

WIU Hotline (Student Run Resource)

This is a crisis phone line staffed by trained volunteer students. Hotline serves as an anonymous, paraprofessional counseling resource for students and others in the Macomb, Illinois community who request information, personal problem solving assistance, or meaningful contact with another person in order to help them with a troublesome situation they are experiencing. Hotline is available 7 days a week from 7:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.  when college is in session and the residence halls are open.

(309) 298-3211

Beu Health Center

Beu offers medical and part time psychiatric services.
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
Summer Hours: 8:00 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

(309) 298-1888

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Contact Info

University Counseling Center
Memorial Hall 1st Floor
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455

Please call to schedule an appointment. Appointments cannot be made through email.

Phone: (309) 298-2453
Fax: (309) 298-3253