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College is exciting and stimulating, but it can also be confusing and stressful. Classes, tests, work, family, friends and career decisions place new demands on your skills, time and energy.

Counselors are faculty members who hold a Master's degree. We are available to meet with you to discuss success strategies, study tips, or plans for the future.

Call 816.604.1000 or stop by one of the counseling centers to schedule an appointment. Services are free for MCC students.

MCC Cares

Notice of privacy information:

While every attempt is made to respect your privacy and not gossip, we are obligated to report information that deal with physical safety and feeling respected on campus. This includes:

  • danger to self or others,
  • abuse or neglect of a child or vulnerable adult,
  • awareness of an event that involves or involved sexual assault, discrimination, or harassment.
  • To file a confidential report of a sexual assault, discrimination, harassment or other Title IX issues contact Kim Fernandes @ 816.604.1418.

If you need help outside of office hours, please call:

  • Mental Health Crisis Line: 1.888.279.8188
  • Mental Health Crisis Text Line: text HELLO to 741741
  • Hearing/Speech Impaired Mental Health Crisis Line: 1.888.955.8339
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1.800.273.8255
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1.800.799.7233
  • Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault: 816.931.4527
  • United Way Hotline: 211 or 816.474.5112

Our website is designed to help you find out information about various topics. If you are interested in additional information on topics such as alcohol and drugs, depression, anxiety, stress, etc. ULifeLine offers an extensive mental health library and self-evaluations. ULifeLine is an anonymous online resource center

Last Modified: 1/27/20