The Wellness Center is closed during June and July. If you are experiencing an emergency, call 911.
See "In Crisis Now" at the bottom of the page for additional resources for students.

We are offering appointments ! We also want to encourage students, faculty and staff to contact the Wellness Center any time you're concerned about a student, peer or would like support navigating mental health and wellness on campus. The office is open 9am-3pm M-F.  Please contact Dora at dmitchell@frc.edu or (530) 389-5551 to schedule an appointment. If you are unable to reach Dora, please contact Nick directly at nmaez@frc.edu or (530)-283-0202 ext. 234.

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Do you struggle with life and/or college stress? Do you feel like you are juggling too many things? You are not alone. College students often experience stressors while trying to balance the demands of their personal and academic lives. Without help, problems can intensify, impacting overall wellness and academic success. At the Mental Health & Wellness Center we provide short-term mental health services and referrals to currently enrolled students at no cost. Our goal is to help students benefit fully from the college experience by supporting their personal, social, and emotional wellbeing. Our confidential and culturally sensitive services include counseling, crisis intervention, outreach and prevention. In addition, we provide consultation and referrals to students and faculty/staff. 

Make an Appointment and Let's Talk!

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. The easiest way to make an appointment is to walk in to the Mental Health & Wellness Center or call us at 530-283-0202, ext. 205 or 234. call. If you would like to request an appointment Email Wellness@frc.edu. It may take up to two business days for a response. Please call 530-283-0202, ext. 205 or 234. or walk-in for faster service. Keep in mind that email is not secure and may not to be used in case of emergency as no counselors are available to respond nights or weekends. Instead call 911 or 530-283-4333 the 24 Hr. crisis line or text COURAGE to 741741 for immediate help.

Please arrive 10-15 minutes early, with your student ID card, to complete necessary paperwork. Your information and attendance will remain confidential.


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


SERVICES (Zoom Appointments Avaliable During Covid-19) 

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.


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Location & Hours:

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

Feather River College Campus
Mental Health & Wellness Center Building (centrally located next to the bookstore)

Regular School Hours:

Monday - Friday:  9:00 AM - 3:00 PM ( In office)

Monday - Friday: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM (Out of office ZOOM appt.)

Contact Information:

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

Dora Mitchell: Sr. Office Assitant 

E: dmitchell@frc.edu

Nick Maez: Mental Mental Health Counselor 

E: nmaez@frc.edu


In Crisis Now

The following are available intervention and referral services:

  • Mental Health & Wellness Center: 1-530-283-0202, ext. 205 or 234.
  • Plumas District Hospital Emergency Room: 530-283-7111
  • SafeBase Program with Plumas Rural Services:
    • Risa Nesbit - 530-927-8031
  • Plumas County Behavioral Health: 1-800-757-7898 or 530-283-6307
  • Plumas Crisis Intervention and Resource Center (PCIRC):
    • 24 Hr. Crisis Line: 530-283-4333 or 1-877-757-0029
    • Text: Here2Help to 72727
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255