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Student Counseling

The Student Counseling department is dedicated to student's mental health and well-being. We provide counseling and referral services for a variety of issues.

Services Offered include (but not limited to)

  • Individual Therapy/Counseling
  • Group Therapy/Counseling
  • Suicide Prevention and Education
  • Problem Solving
  • Time Management Skills Building
  • Brief Crisis Intervention/Stabilization
  • Relaxation Training
  • Distress Tolerance Skills Building
  • Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse

Talk to Someone

Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Georgia Crisis and Access Line

For Crisis Intervention

The Trevor Project

LGBTQ Suicide Prevention

Crisis Text Line

Text HOME to 741741 for crisis support

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The Dahlonega, Gainesville, Oconee and Cumming campuses provide counseling and referral to students who experience problems with their use of alcohol and other drugs (including prescription drugs, nicotine, caffeine, and others). Counselors can also help students who are struggling with other compulsive or addictive behaviors or substances (including pornography and eating disorders). 

Issues That Often Bring Students to Counseling:

  • Depression
  • Adjustment to college
  • Disordered Eating (bingeing, purging, restricting)
  • Sexual Orientation & Gender Issues
  • Cultural & Ethnic identity and acculturation
  • Anger Management
  • Military and Deployment issues
  • Relationship issues, conflict, loss
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Rape/Sexual Assault
  • Drug & Alcohol Abuse & Addiction
  • Grief, Loss, Separation
  • Academic confusion & indecision
  • Crises, Assessments, Referrals
  • Self-empowerment
  • Trauma
  • Roommate issues

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