A healthy, socially connected and well-balanced student is a successful student. At Great Bay, we offer you several ways to focus on wellness, recreation, school-to-life balance, and nutrition. 

Professional Counseling

BetterHelp is the world’s largest online therapy provider in extending an additional layer of support to our students, providing access to professional counseling. Anytime, Anywhere!

No Cost to You

BetterHelp is paid for by CCSNH and GBCC, so there is no cost to you. In order to access this free service, you must use the unique link provided for you on the email invitation sent to you by BetterHelp to create an account.

Please be aware that creating an account directly on the BetterHelp website or using any other links will take you down BetterHelp’s customer route and you may be asked for payment.

*You DO NOT have to provide credit card information or payment to use this benefit. If you do not have your original invitation from BetterHelp, please email Tina Favara at tfavara@ccsnh.edu from your school email and be sure to put “BetterHelp” in the subject line.

Access to a Licensed Therapist

As a reminder, with BetterHelp you get matched with a licensed therapist within 24 hours based on the counseling you are looking for and your preferences. You can easily self-schedule a live session as well as interact via live and scheduled video, chat, phone and unscheduled messaging. Moreover, you have the ability of switching the provider with a click of a button.

Confidential, convenient counseling is only a step away through our partnership with BetterHelp!

FAQs

What’s BetterHelp?

BetterHelp is the largest online counseling platform worldwide, changing the way people get help with facing life’s challenges by providing convenient, discreet and affordable access to a licensed therapist. BetterHelp makes professional counseling available anytime, anywhere, through a computer, tablet or smartphone.

Who are the counselors?

Counselors on BetterHelp are licensed, trained, experienced, and accredited psychologists (PhD / PsyD), marriage and family therapists (LMFT), clinical social workers (LCSW / LMSW), or licensed professional counselors (LPC). All of them have a Masters Degree or a Doctoral Degree in their field. They have been qualified and certified by their state’s professional board after successfully completing the necessary education, exams, training and practice. While their experience, expertise, and background vary, they all possess at least 3 years and 2,000 hours of hands-on experience. 

Click here to learn more about the counselors.

What is the cost?

BetterHelp is paid for by CCSNH and GBCC, so there is no cost to you, and you do not need health insurance to access this benefit.

Will the college know that I am getting counseling?

No. GBCC will not know who is receiving counseling and will not have any access to your counseling or other personal data. You can also select an anonymous username and use your personal email when you sign up.

Additional questions? 

Contact Better Help at:contact@betterhelp.com.

Fitness Center

Our state-of-the-art Fitness Center, located in the Student Success Center, provides you with the opportunity to exercise before, after, and between. We offer a variety of cardiovascular, resistance training, and free-weight equipment. Locker rooms are available within the Fitness Center for you to change and shower after your workout. 

Whether you want to exercise alone or in a group fitness class, the Fitness Center is available to you, Monday through Friday.

Athletics & Intramural Sports

Learn more about our athletics and intramural sports programs.

Campus Cupboard

Located within the Fitness Center, our Campus Cupboard is the on-site student food pantry that provides food and personal hygiene items for those students who have immediate needs. Whether you need breakfast, lunch, or a snack, the mission of the Campus Cupboard is to ‘Feed Our Students Success’ while you are on campus.

Community Resources

See additional community resources available.