We are here for you, let's talk!

Getting in touch with us is easy. You can walk in to the Mental Health & Wellness Center on campus, or call us at 530-283-0202, ext. 234.

If you would like to schedule a face-to-face appointment through the Mental Health and Wellness Center click schedule Face-to-Face tab below our if you are intrested in our Telehealth services, you can do so by clicking below. You can also take advantage of your mental health by walk-in appoinments! 

Your first appointment is a time to express what you would like to accomplish in counseling. You and your counselor work together to develop a plan that meets your needs. Please arrive 10-15 minutes early if meeting in person, with your student ID card, to complete necessary paperwork. Your information and attendance will remain confidential.

Confidentiality: All information is kept confidential and will not be shared with anyone outside the treatment team, except when legally or ethically required.


In case of a life threatening emergency call 911 or the Access Crisis Line at (888) 724-7240 or text "courage" to the Crisis Text Line at 741741.

Individual Counseling 

Collaborate with a counselor to find resolution to concerns, come to a greater understanding of yourself, and use effective means of coping through personal and/or community resources.

Couples Counseling

In a safe space, couples express emotions, as well as practice new behaviors and strategies that potentially improve relationships and resolve specific issues. Only one partner needs to be an enrolled student.

Family Counseling

A family pattern of behavior influences each individual. In a safe space, each family member is able to get involved in strategizing a plan to help reach specific goals. Only one family member needs to be an enrolled student.


Group topics change every year and determined by student body needs. Groups meet on a regular basis to discuss common issues in their lives, offer each other support and/or learn new skills under the supervision of mental health counselors. For current groups check with the Mental Health Wellness Center. 

Crisis Management

If you or someone you know is experiencing a life-threatening emergency, please call College Police at (530) 283-6375 or 911. The Access & Crisis Line is also available 24/7 at (888) 724-7240. Text the word COURAGE to the Crisis Text Line at 741741.

In the event you or someone you know is experiencing acute mental health crisis, we make every effort to provide support. Our crisis policy states all appointments may be shortened or rescheduled in the event of a presenting crisis or emergency. Visit our office Mental Health & Wellness Center or call 1-530-283-0202, ext. 205 or 234.

Location & Hours:

During the campus closure, appointments are being conducted by phone and zoom.

Feather River College Campus
Student Wellness and Success Center (centrally located next to the bookstore)

Regular School Hours:

Monday - Friday:  9:00 AM - 4:30 PM ( In office)

*Appointments can be schduled betwwen 9:000 AM- 4:00 PM

Contact Information:

Mental Health Counseling
Phone:  1-530-283-0202, ext. 205 or 234.

Kara Gately: Mental Mental Health Counselor 

Email: kgately@frc.edu

Gracie Yates: Program Staff Specilaist II

Email: gyates@frc.edu


In Crisis Now?

The following are available intervention and referral services:

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