Counseling Services at Northern
The EXITO Counseling Office has moved from the Administration Building to VE 203-A, just south of the elevator on the second floor.
Phone: 505 747-2256, Email: email@example.com
Northern's Counseling Office provides a safe place for students to speak with a counselor about mental health issues such as stress, parenting, relationships, family problems, domestic violence, gender issues, and substance abuse. Referrals to psychiatrists or inpatient treatment are available. Services are free to students and all information is kept confidential.
The office is open Monday through Thursday from 9 am to 6 pm. Individual counseling sessions are available by appointment or on a walk-in basis. To make an appointment, call 747-2256, or stop by VE 203-A in the Seledon Martinez Health Sciences Building. Go to our Support Groups page for a listing of groups and meeting times for Fall 2012.
NEW! Toll Free Statewide New Mexico Crisis and Access Line (NMCAL):
For emergency psychiatric help, call:
National Suicide Prevention Line: 1-800-273-8255
Local PMS Crisis Line: 505-820-6333
Suicide Prevention Training: For Faculty, Staff, and Students
"Question, Persuade, and Refer" (QPR) Training
For more information, download our NNMC QPR Training flyer
Regional Health Services
For Faculty: Schedule a Classroom Counseling Presentation
- Help your students succeed in college and throughout their lives. Fill out this form to Schedule an educational Outreach Counseling Presentation (OCP) for your classroom.
Mark your Calendars
October 2012: National Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Plan a "Take Back the Night" March on eve of Oct. 25, and community/campus "Woman Missing at the Table" day of events at NNMC on Oct. 26. Inviting Honorable Cecilia Firethunder to lead the march, and speak on 26th.
November 2012: National Native American Heritage Month
February 2013: National Black History Month
March 2013: National Women’s History Month + “Title IX Month”
April 2013: ASNNMC (Student Senate) events
May 2013: National Mental Health Month
NNMC Student Life Committee Minutes
For more information about student health services at Northern, please contact:
Ms. Ana Gutierrez-Sisneros
MSN, MALAS, APRN, P/MHCNS-BC, CCM
Mental Health Counselor
ADN and RN to BSN Adjunct Faculty
Health Disparities at the Border Area Nursing PhD student, NMSU
Ms. Gutierrez Sisneros is an advanced practice adult psychiatric and mental health clinical nurse specialist as well as mental health therapist and counselor. All 28 years of Ms. Gutierrez Sisneros’ nursing experience have been in rural Rio Arriba County and she considers rural nursing practice to be her true nursing clinical specialty. She also holds a master’s degree in Latin American studies with a focus on improvement of Indo-Hispano health status through use of both western and traditional lifeways.