The health and well-being of our student body is of the utmost importance to the faculty and staff members at Friends University. Maintaining good physical, mental and spiritual health is important to your success as a student. Please utilize the resources available to you.
Health & Wellness
Many ailments can be cured with the proper self-care. If you are experiencing an emergency, call 9-1-1 immediately.
Learn more about health and wellness at Friends, including prevention, insurance, clinics and the substance abuse policy. Health & Wellness
The Friends University Center on Family Living provides individual, couple, and family therapy for our students and members of the community. These therapeutic services include but are not limited to:
- Work and school stress
- Communication problems
- Life transitions
- Anxiety and depression
- Grief and loss issues
- Divorce adjustment
All therapy services will be offered at NO COST to Friends University students. For more information about Center on Family Living services, visit the Center on Family Living Services page.
The CFL also provides a free, anonymous, and brief online mental health screening tool. Take your online mental health screening today! Mental Health Screening
Thursdays: 8 a.m to 5 p.m.
All other days: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Monday –Thursday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Fridays 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
(Office hours change each semester.)
To schedule an appointment, you may contact the CFL Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or (316) 295-5638. Most clients will be contacted within 24-48 hours to schedule an appointment. If you receive our voicemail, please leave your contact information and your call will be returned as soon as possible.
The Center on Family Living is located on the south side of the Marriage and Family Therapy building.
Hotlines & Text Lines
Feeling overwhelmed? Need someone to talk to?
Connect with someone now through one of the following resources.
You don’t have to be in crisis to take advantage of these opportunities to speak or chat with a trained professional or volunteer who can listen to your concerns, and offer insight and advice.
Wichita area hotlines (24/7):
- ComCare Suicide Prevention Hotline: 316-660-7500
- Wichita Area Sexual Assault Center & 24 Hour Crisis Hotline: 316-263-3002
- Wichita Family Crisis Center/ 24 Hour Crisis Line: 316-267-7233
Wichita area text/chat services (24/7):
- ComCare Suicide Prevention Text Line: Text CONNECT to 741741
Kansas hotlines (24/7):
- Kansas Crisis Hotline: 888-363-2287 (for sexual & domestic violence)
- Kansas Suicide Prevention HQ: 785-841-2345
National hotlines (24/7):
- 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline: 988
- LGBT National Hotline: 888-843-4564
- National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233
- TransLifeline: 877-565-8860
- Trevor Project Hotline: 866-488-7386 (LGBTQ+)
- RAINN National Sexual Assault Hotline: 800-656-4673
- Veterans Crisis Line: 988 then Press 1 OR 1-800-273-8255 & Press 1
National text / chat services (24/7):
- 988 Suicide & Crisis “Lifeline Chat” Service: Text 988 (LGBTQ+ people under 25 can access LGBTQ+ support from 3p. to 2a.m. eastern, daily)
- National Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741
- National Domestic Violence Hotline: Text START to 88788
- Steve Fund Crisis Text Line: Text STEVE to 741741 (especially for students of color)
- Trevor Project Chat Service & Text Line: Text START to 678678 (especially for LGBTQ+ students)
- Veterans Crisis Line: Text 838255