Helpful Resources for Students, Faculty and Staff

Information and Updates

New Campus Police Phone Number - 337-562-4911 (Available 24/7)

Emergency Help Services

Calcasieu Parish Police Jury Resources

The United Way

Volunteers of America has an extensive guide with a wide variety of help and services:

Counseling Services

Lake Charles Family & Youth Counseling
Offering tele-counseling for faculty, staff, or students    
Call M-F 9 a.m.-5 p.m.  (337) 436-9533

Louisiana Behavioral Health Recovery Outreach

The Office of Behavioral Health is implementing this pre-crisis phone line as one of its strategies to support the emotional health of Louisiana communities in coping with the stressors of COVID-19. This line offers recovery support facilitated by trained specialists to assist healthcare professionals, persons in recovery from substance use, mental health, serious mental illness or co-occurring disorders.

 Trained specialists and clinicians are on call 24/7/365 in multiple languages to assist people through a caring qualified support provider when someone needs help before a crisis occurs. Calls received by specialists may range from someone having a tough day, to a person who has self-identified the warning signs of mental or emotional changes, to relapse prevention and support”

Additional Resources:

Disaster Distress Helpline
Text “TalkWithUs” to 66746
Hard of hearing/deaf: 1-800-846-8517
(press “2” for Spanish or text “Hablanos”)

NAMI Helpline

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Call 988

The Steve Fund
Text STEVE to 741-741 to access a culturally trained crisis counselor

The Trevor Project
Hotline for LBGTQI

Trans Lifeline

Veterans’ Crisis Line

For Emergencies

Useful Links

To view or change phone numbers and alternative email addresses in the McNeese Alert System, go to the MyMcNeese Portal and click on the “Self Service Banner” tab at the top then click on “Personal Information.”