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What is Mantra Health?

CTC partners with Mantra Health to give you even more options for your mental health care through the university. By enrolling in Mantra, you can connect virtually to licensed master’s level therapists or psychiatric nurse practitioners to address your unique needs during daytime, evenings, or weekend hours. If you have bipolar disorder, disordered eating, substance use problems, or active thoughts of harming yourself or others, please start with an initial assessment at CTC to find out if telehealth is right for you. If you are unsure what might be right for you, schedule an appointment at CTC (by calling 608-785-8073 or schedule a Triage appointment through the online Patient Portal.  

Students who are enrolled in summer classes, or were enrolled in Spring '24 classes AND are enrolled in Fall '24 classes can utilize Mantra at no cost. Mantra offers providers in all 50 states, but cannot be used outside of the United States.  

Sign up for services on your own, or explore available treatment resources with a CTC Counselor:  

To sign up on your own:

1) Sign up for Mantra by going to

2) Create your account by clicking “Sign Up” using your UWL email address.  

3) Follow the prompts to provide information about yourself and why you are seeking services.

4) Look for communication (email, phone call) from Mantra with instructions for completing onboarding tasks and the next steps for scheduling. 

To get a referral through CTC: 

1) Call our front desk to make an appointment at 608-785-8073. 

2) Your treatment needs will be assessed. If Mantra is the right option for you, CTC staff will help connect you with Mantra.

3) Right after you’re referred, you will receive an email and SMS message to create an account using your UWL email address.  

4) Complete the onboarding tasks in your Patient Portal, which takes about 10 minutes. Be sure to do this before your first appointment! 

5) Join your first scheduled appointment with your provider through the Mantra Patient Portal ( 

Already have an account? 

If you already signed up or were referred by someone at UWL, you can log into your account at using your UWL email address. 

Have questions about Mantra? 

Care Coordinators are here to help! Reach out to us at or call 800-464-2083. 

Emergency & on-campus resources

Emergency Resources 

  • Off-Campus EMERGENCY: 911
  • On Campus EMERGENCY: 608.789.9999 (UWL Police)
  • UW Mental Health Support 24/7: call/text 888.531.2142
    • UWL Mental Health Crisis and Emotional Support for UWL Students.

On Campus Resources

  • ACCESS Center: 608.785.6900
    • Help with accommodations for students with disabilities
  • Center for Transformative Justice: 608.785.5094
    • Support with belonging on campus and reporting a hate or bias incident.
  • Student Life608.785.8062
    • Resource for students in distress and needing resources, faculty with concern about a student disruption, help with meeting basic needs, and campus CARE team.
  • Student Health Center: 608.785.8558
    • Medical providers available for student health care needs including primary care, mental health, and same-day care. 
  • Violence Prevention: 608.785.5126
    • Confidential support and advocacy for anyone in the campus community who has experienced sexual assault, stalking, violence, abuse, or threats. 


More 24/7 Crisis Resources 

  • La Crosse County Mobile Crisis: 608.784.HELP (4357)
    • Local mental health support and evaluation of risk via phone and/or in person.
  • Suicide & Crisis Lifeline: 988
    • Nationwide mental health support and crisis intervention via phone, text, or chat. Veterans and other service members and their families, press 1 to be connected with specific supports. 
  • Trevor Lifeline: 866.488.7386
    • Crisis and emotional support for LGBTQ+ youth up to age 25.
  • The Steve Fund: Text 'STEVE' to 741741
    • Crisis and emotional support for students of color.
  • Text ‘Hopeline’ to 741741 
    • Nationwide text-based mental health support
  • Great Rivers 211 Helpline: 211 or 800.362.TALK (8255)
    • Local support and help in connecting with resources for meeting basic needs for food, housing, healthcare, childcare, etc.