Student Health & Safety

We’re serious about keeping you healthy and safe. Whether you’re looking for counseling, struggling with financial concerns, or just looking for a walk home after a late night in the studio, we’re here to help.

Support

The Office of Student Affairs offers free, confidential counseling to students with health, financial or educational concerns. Having trouble balancing school and your personal life? Need assistance coping with a learning disability? We’re here for you.

Counseling Services

Counseling Appointment are Available:

Monday- Friday

8:30 AM – 4:30 PM*

*Hours subject to change

After Hour Emergencies: Call Campus Safety: 603.836.2112

 

To Schedule an Appointment:

·         Stop by Concord Hall Room 104

·         Email Counseling@nec.edu

·         Call 603.836.2527

 

Mental Health Services Include but not limited to:

·         Individual Counseling

·         Group Counseling

·         Wellness Assessment

·         Collaboration with home providers

 

All mental health services are included in the cost of tuition for all full-time undergraduate students who attend classes on campus.

 

Counselor: Jennifer McAllister, LICSW

 

Counseling Approach and Areas of Specialization:

Jennifer has experience providing both individual and group counseling to a diverse range of students.

She has worked with teenagers and young adults for 20+ years and enjoys working with this age group the most. She believes therapy should be client-centered and works with her clients to find their desired focus and goals.

 

Main Treatment Approaches:

Solution-Focused and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.  Jennifer works with multiple issues including

·         Relationship issues

·         Anxiety & emotional distress

·         Substance dependence & substance abuse

·         LBBTQ+ community

Jennifer understands that college can be one of the most exciting times in a person’s life, and that it is also a time of change and transition. Jennifer meets each individual at their starting point to help them process and navigate this change.

 

CONFIDENTIALITY: Counselors are licensed clinicians- all services are private and confidential.


Security

Security services on our campus are provided by Securitas, who conduct our building checks, respond to emergency calls, and provide escort services when requested. All Securitas employees are security professionals with specialized knowledge and resources, including CRP-certification, that enables them to keep students, faculty and staff safe and comfortable.

We also maintain a close relationship with the Manchester police department, working together to ensure the safety of students and staff both on and around our campus. Representatives from the department visit campus multiple times each year to talk about the simple steps students can take to ensure personal safety in an urban environment. Officers also regularly patrol the campus area.



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