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Counseling Services

Current students are eligible to receive free, confidential counseling sessions with licensed counselors at Aims Community College. 

We encourage you to contact the counselor on your campus to set up an appointment if you’re struggling with any of the following:  

  • Anxiety    
  • Depression 
  • Stress management   
  • Grief and loss
  • Disordered Eating 
  • Relational conflict 
  • Life transitions
  • Parenting issues
  • Coping strategies

We are here to help you get back on track so you can focus on your educational and career goals. All personal information discussed by students in counseling sessions is treated as confidential within the center with certain legally mandated exceptions. Counseling files are not a part of the college’s records and cannot be accessed by parents, guardians, college personnel or faculty without the student’s written permission.

Reach Out to Staff

You can reach out to the Aims counselors if you need help with any personal struggle you are going through. Call 970-339-6255 or email Counseling@aims.edu to connect with the team.
 
You can also refer to our Guide to Local Human Services or check out our resources page for additional ways to get assistance.

If you or someone you are concerned about is in a serious and imminent life-threatening circumstance, call 911, 844-493-8255, text TALK to 38255 or go to the nearest emergency room.

Refer a Student

A reporting party (Aims faculty member, employee or student) may fill out a CARE report/referral form when they need to inform the campus community of a concern or an incident. Please note, the form is not intended for emergencies. If it is an emergency call Campus Security at 970-539-2171 or dial 911. 

Emergencies & Crises

An emergency is a situation that is life-threatening or involves immediate danger or other extreme circumstances.  If you or someone else has an emergency, please call 911 immediately or Campus Security at (970) 539-2171.

For other psychological crises or urgent concerns you have a variety of options for support.  If it is a life or death emergency, please either call 911.  You can also call:

  • 988, the new three-digit number that connects people with the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
    • In short, 988 will not replace the already-existing crisis lines, but will connect callers to the same resources.  Click Here for more information about the new 988 line. 
  • the North Range Behavioral Crisis Line at (970) 347-2120,
  • 1-800-273-TALK or
  • Colorado Crisis Services at 1-844-493-8255 or text TALK to 38255.

You may also proceed to your nearest crisis center.

Aims Counseling Team

Aims mental health counselors are committed to assisting students with personal or relational struggles in a safe and confidential space.  You can reach us by calling (970) 339-6255 or emailing Counseling@aims.edu.

We also offer case management services, please contact Jody Kugler at Jody.Kugler@aims.edu.  Jody can help you address a variety of needs through the coordination of appropriate on and off-campus resources.