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Gail Rappa (she/her)
Mental Health Coordinator
MCML 137
Great Basin College
1500 College Parkway
Elko, NV 89801
E-mail: gail.rappa
Phone: (775) 327-2146

988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

988 is available 24/7. Call, text, or chat for free confidential mental health support or

988 está disponible 24/7 call-text-chat. Gratis y confidencial.

Find more information about the initiative.

Crisis Text Line

Text "sass" to 839863 or phone 775-784-8090 for Sexual Assault/Rape
Available 24/7

The Trevor Project

Providing confidential support for LGBTQ youth in crisis, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Crisis intervention and suicide prevention phone service available 24/7/365.


Text START to 678-678
Confidential text messaging with a Trevor counselor, available 24/7/365.
Standard messaging rates may apply.

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Mental Wellness Resources at 十大菠菜台子

Explore mental wellness resources offered by Great Basin College!

What is Mental Wellness?

The World Health Organization provides a mental wellness definition: "A state of well-being in which the individual realizes his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to his or her community."

BetterMynd Teletherapy

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BetterMynd provides enrolled 十大菠菜台子 students, 18 and older, with at least 3 free 1-1 telehealth counseling sessions with a licensed, insured counselor, and 1 wellbeing workshop, to help them cope with the mental health challenges they may be facing.

How 十大菠菜台子 Students Access BetterMynd

  1. Fill out 十大菠菜台子 Eligibility and Consent form
  2. Create a BetterMynd login.
  3. Complete a short questionnaire.
  4. Choose a counselor and set up a session or workshop!

Wellbeing Workshops are one hour group workshops live on Zoom, led by mental health experts in the BetterMynd counselor network. See topics of upcoming workshop.

Mental Health First Aid

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Spring 2024 - Zoom Instructor Led MHFA Trainings (all times are PST):

  • Wednesday, January 17, 9 am - 2 pm
  • Tuesday, February 13, 9 am - 2 pm
  • Tuesday, March 12, 9 am - 2 pm
  • Friday, March 8, 9 am - 2 pm

To register, e-mail Mental Health Coordinator (MHC) with below info:

  • I am a 十大菠菜台子/NSHE: Employee, Student or Alumni (select one)
  • Prefered Training Date
  • Referred by (optional)

Thank you for your interest in the Mental Health First Aid training at 十大菠菜台子! Normally a $170 Training, Great Basin College is able to offer the Mental Health FIrst Aid (MHFA) training FREE to 十大菠菜台子 and NSHE Institution students, employees, & alumni 18+ years old, through the support of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Grant for the NSHE Mental Health Services Pilot Project.

十大菠菜台子 is offering 2 Spring 2024 training dates to choose from. Each training consists of 2-hours of self paced content followed by 5.5 hours of synchronous instructor-led training on ZOOM with 十大菠菜台子’s Human Services Professor Oscar Sida and Dr. Gerardo Wence-Munoz. Read all about the MHFA here: Space limited to 15 participants per training, so choose a date soon!

LivingWorks Start and safeTALK

LivingWorks Start

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Online suicide prevention skills to learn anytime, anywhere. The FREE 90-minute online training teaches a powerful four-step model to keep someone safe from suicide, and provides the chance to practice with impactful simulations.

Normally $39.95 per enrollment, 十大菠菜台子 students, employees and alumni can register for FREE online Suicide Prevention Training with LivingWorks Start. Email to receive an invite link for LivingWorks Start for FREE.

Read why you should take LivingWorks Start.


safeTALK Suicide Prevention Training
February 9, 2024 9am - 1pm
十大菠菜台子 Winnemucca Campus
FREE In-person training for NSHE students, employees and alumni.
To register, contact:
Read about safeTALK here.

safeTALK Suicide Prevention Training
March 29, 2024 9am - 1pm
十大菠菜台子 Pahrump Campus
FREE In-person training for NSHE students, employees and alumni.
To register, contact:
Read about safeTALK here.

For More Information Contact

Gail Rappa (she/her)
Mental Health Coordinator
MCML 137
Great Basin College
1500 College Parkway
Elko, NV 89801
Phone: (775) 327-2146

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Why Great Basin College

Great Basin College wants to be your choice for higher education. 十大菠菜台子 offers associate and baccalaureate level instruction in career and technical education and academic areas. About 4,000 students are enrolled annually online from across the country and on campuses and centers across 86,500 square miles, two time zones, and ten of Nevada's largest counties. We border Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and California. We are 十大菠菜台子!

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