Southwest Tech is here for you! Our staff provides you with the resources to support you as an individual while you advance in your education towards a great career.

Counseling Services

Robin Hamel

Robin Hamel

Mental Health Counselor


Email Robin

Online Teletherapy

Free Bettermynd teletherapy is available to all students! Bettermynd provides a diverse group of therapists to meet all of your mental health needs!

Go to and click on the “Register” button at the top right of the screen. After registering, then check your email for a verification link.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Chantel Hampton

Chantel Hampton

Director of Special Populations

Social Science Instructor

Email Chantel

Affinity Groups

Southwest Tech has formed several student groups that both support and educate members as well as the rest of the student population on campus.

These groups include:

Southwest Wisconsin Local Resources

MultiCultural Outreach Program

Located in Dodgeville, WI, the Multicultural Outreach Program offers services such as ID card issuance, identifying medical providers, and bilingual services. For more information, you can email or call 608.642.1753.
You may also send mail to:

PO Box 414
Dodgeville, WI 53533

Southwest Wisconsin Rainbow Alliance

The Southwest Wisconsin Rainbow Alliance is dedicated to the support and advocation of the LGBTQIA+ individuals in our communities. There are many opportunities to be involved, whether it be their monthly support groups, board meetings, or social engagement. You can reach members of the group on their website via their contact link, by email, or via mail at:

PO Box 125
Platteville, WI 53818

Resources for those in Crisis


  • Crisis Hopeline- Text-based support for all ages- text “hopeline” or “LGBTQ” to 741741
  • National Runaway Safeline– 1-800-786-2929
  • National Suicide Hotline– 988
    or 1-800-273-8255 
  • SAGE LGBT Elder Hotline– Peer-support and local resources for older adults- 1-888-234-SAGE
  • Teen Crisis Text Support– Text-based support for teens- text “Life” to 839863
  • Trans Lifeline – Peer support hotline- 877-565-8860 or
  • Trevor Project– LGBTQ support line- 1-866-488-7386 or


  • Crawford County Crisis Services- (888) 552-6642
  • Grant/Iowa County Crisis Line– 24-hour support for residents of Grant or Iowa counties in Wisconsin-  1-800-362-5717
  • Lafayette County Crisis Line– 24-hour support for residents of Lafayette county Wisconsin- 1-888-552-6642
  • NAMI Southwestern Wisconsin- Phone 608-485-3719, Email, Website
  • Richland County Crisis Hotline- 888-552-6642