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Human Library

The purpose of the event is to build understanding of other people's lived experiences, and to encourage an inclusive, welcoming environment.


Counseling Services

  • Human Library books are real people with real life stories that deal with difficult subjects; if you need to talk there are Personal Counselors available to Northwest students, already paid for through your student health fee. 
  • Call Wellness Services at (660) 562-1348, Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm to request a consultation with a counselor.
  • If you are in crisis after regular business hours:
    • please call the 24/7 Support Line at (888) 279-8188, or text HOME to 741741.
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