Counseling and Wellness Center

Our priority is the health and wellness of our students. Our mission is to provide student centered care that optimizes student health and enhances academic achievement and performance excellence.

Counseling and Wellness Center


Hours of operation

Academic Year:
Monday 9am–4pm
Tuesday 9am–4pm
Wednesday 9am–4pm
Thursday 9am–4pm
Friday 9am–4pm

Urgent counseling walk-in hours:
Monday–Friday 1pm–2pm

Tufts Center for Collegiate Wellness
617-636-6006 and select option #5 for NEC

Counseling and Wellness Center Staff

Carol Abizaid, MFA, MA, MSW, LICSW
Director of Counseling Services, Clinical Social Worker

Emily Waystack
Coordinator for Health and Wellness

Karyn Coughlin, MA, LMHC



Emergency Mental Health Resources

Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

988 (Call or Text)

Mental Health Hotline 866-903-3787
Trevor Project (LGBTQ+) 866-488-7386 (Call) 
678-678 (Text)
Boston Area Rape Crisis Center 
(Sexual violence survivors, and their friends/family)
800-841-8371 (Call - Ask for the hotline)