Resources for Support

If you have an urgent concern and need to speak to a counselor after normal business hours, call 207-786-6200 and press “0” to reach ProtoCall.

We have a 24/7 mental health hotline called ProtoCall available to Bates students during the academic year. This service is staffed by mental health professionals who have been trained to work with Bates students. Bates CAPS clinicians provide back-up support to ProtoCall Services.

This page is in progress – more links to be added.

See here for help finding a community provider.

Various Online Resources

Perfectionism / Imposter Syndrome

Impostor syndrome:  Website of Dr. Valarie Young, a leading expert on the impostor syndrome. Contains interviews and articles

Perfectionism Worksheet  Steps to Help You Overcome Perfectionism

For Parents / Guardians

A parent / guardian guide to college student mental health from McClean Hospital.