Counseling Services

Mission

Counseling Services, part of the Office of Student Affairs, supports the mission of the College and the retention, progression, and graduation of a diverse student body by providing personal, academic, and career counseling services to assist students in the attainment of their personal goals.

Confidentiality

Information shared with a counselor will be kept confidential. Except for under circumstances identified below, neither information nor records will not be shared with anyone without permission from the student. Limits to confidentiality include:

  • The student is under the age of 18
  • The student threatens harm to themselves or someone else
  • There is knowledge of sexual or physical abuse to a child
  • There is a court order mandating the release of records

Counseling Serviceswill speak with Online/Distance students to assist in finding an appropriate referral as necessary.

After Hours Help

Coliseum Lifeline
Call: 478.741.1355 or Toll-Free 1.800.548.4221

River Edge Behavioral Health
Call: 478.803.7600 (Baldwin, Jones, Monroe and Twiggs)

Phoenix Center Behavioral Health
Call: 478.988.7100 or After Hours 478.988.7100 (Houston, Peach and Crawford)

Houston Healthcare System
Call: 478.922.4281

Crisis Line and Safe House
Call: 478.745.9292 

Veteran's Crisis Line

Suicide Prevention Hotline