Mental Health Assistance

After Hours

After-hours and need immediate assistance? Call the crisis Behavioral Health Response line at 314-469-6644 or 1-800-811-4760.

Mental Health and Student Support Services

SCC provides a Mental Health Counselor and a Student Support Case Manager to assist students with meeting their basic needs and assisting with their personal, academic and career goals. The Student Support Case manager meets with students to assess their concerns and well-being and develop action plans to empower students to address current and on-going needs. The Mental Health Counselor can meet with students, up to 5 sessions, to address ongoing problems or concerns. Both the Student Support Case Manager and Mental Health Counselor are located in the Office of Student Life ADM 1123. We are dedicated to student success and work with students to navigate barriers to access appropriate treatment and resources.

Mental Health Counseling and Case Management Support Remote Services FAQs

Can students still request mental health counseling and/or case management services while courses are being offered remotely?

Yes. The Office of Student Life is still open 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. All student appointments and counseling sessions will be conducted via telephone.

To coordinate an appointment or seek service, call the office at 636-922-8536 or email studentlife@stchas.edu for assistance

What mental health counseling and/or case management services will students be able to receive remotely?

Mental Health Counseling Services:

  • Counseling sessions with a licensed therapist
  • Services to assist managing complex and/or psychiatric needs
  • Services that relate to assistance with the following: anxiety, depression, stress, alcohol and drugs, grief, etc.

Case Management Services:

  • Services that assist with identifying needs, resources, and support systems
  • Assistance navigating campus and community resources
  • Crisis management and navigating barriers
What should I do if a student is expressing anxiety and/or depression?

For SCC students in immediate danger and life-threatening situations, please contact one of the following:

  • SCC’s Department of Public Safety at 636-922-8545
  • Behavioral Health Response’s (BHR) 24hr crisis line at 314-469-6644
  • Crisis Text Line - Text the word “HOME” to 741741

Student Support Case Management Services

SCC provides a full-time Student Support Case Manager to meet with students to assess concern and well-being and develop action plans to empower students to address current and on-going needs. The Student Support Case Manager is available by walk-in or by appointment Monday- Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. The Student Support Case Manager is dedicated to student success and works with students to navigate barriers. To meet with the Student Support Case Manager, stop by the Office of Student Life (ADM 1123) or call: 636-922-8653.

The Student Support Case Manager can assist with:

  • Assistance navigating campus and community resources
  • Referrals to campus and other resource
  • Coordination and follow-up during and after hospitalization and/or medical leaves of absence
  • Crisis management
  • Help managing complex medical need
  • Exploration of and referral for mental health concerns
  • Navigating barriers

Services

The Student Support Case Manager offers to:

  • Assess concern and well-being
  • Arrange for care
  • Provide educational programming to assist in the students overall well-being and development
  • Help manage complex medical or psychiatric needs
  • Assist with psychiatric/medical withdrawal
  • CARE Team Referrals/Coordination
  • Strengthen support systems and self-advocacy skills
  • Provide support, monitoring, and follow up services
  • Resource and consultation for faculty, staff, and students
  • Assist with managing with academic and personal responsibilities
  • Identify needs, resources, and support systems

Referral Services

The Student Support Case Manager works with other campus departments and offices, as well as community agencies to facilitate communication. The Student Support Case Manager can help students increase advocacy skills by working alongside SCC students to create action plans to help all students succeed. A student that needs ongoing support may be referred to meet with the Mental Health Counselor.

When to Refer:

  • Shift in mood
  • Mental health concerns
  • Disruptive behavior or disturbing conduct
  • Disorganized speech/nonsensical conversation
  • Emotional/physical outbursts
  • Changes in personal hygiene or appearance
  • Communication that is concerning
  • Relationship issues
  • Loss of family member or friend

Students may be referred to the Student Support Case Manager by faculty, staff, family, or other students. Students can also self-refer to the Student Support Case Manager. The ultimate goal is to prevent difficulties that are more serious and help students attain success.

Mental Health Counseling Services

SCC provides a Mental Health Counselor to assist students with meeting their personal, academic and career goals. The Mental Health Counselor is available by walk-in or by appointment Monday- Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. The Mental Health Counselor provides Brief Solution Focused Therapy (BSFT) and meets with students for 45- 50 minutes for up to 5 sessions. Students may first meet with the Student Support Case Manager to complete an assessment before being referred to the counselor. All counseling sessions are confidential unless there is talk of harm to self or others. To schedule an appointment please stop by the Office of Student Life (ADM 1123) or call: 636-922-8653

The Mental Health Counselor can assist with:

  • Shift in mood
  • Mental health concerns
  • Disruptive behavior or disturbing conduct
  • Disorganized speech/nonsensical conversation
  • Emotional/physical outbursts
  • Changes in personal hygiene or appearance
  • Communication that is concerning
  • Relationship issues
  • Loss of family member or friend
  • Navigating barriers to access mental health treatment
  • Coordination and follow-up during and after hospitalization and/or medical leaves of absence.
  • Crisis management
  • Referrals for additional treatment service

Services

The Mental Health Counselor provides:

  • Up to 5 FREE confidential counseling sessions with a licensed therapist
  • Identify needs, resources, and support systems
  • Assist with managing with academic and personal responsibilities
  • Help manage complex medical or psychiatric needs
  • Assist with obtaining further psychiatric/medical care
  • Provide educational programming to assist in the students overall well-being and development.
  • CARE Team Referrals/Coordination
  • Strengthen support systems and self-advocacy skills
  • Provide support, monitoring, and follow up services
  • Resource and consultation for faculty, staff, and students

Referral Services

The Mental Health Counselor provides up to 5 FREE and confidential, individual sessions. If additional assistance is needed the Mental Health Counselor will work the Executive Dean of Students and/or community agencies to facilitate a continuum of care

When to Refer:

  • Need more long-term support
  • Need psychiatric/ medical care
  • Hospitalization or emergency services needed

If you would like additional information or would like to consult about a student or situation, please stop by the Office of Student Life (ADM 1123) or by calling 636-922-8653 or 636-922-8536

Suicide Prevention-Resources and Support

SCC wants to make sure that all students have access to information about resources for support surrounding suicide prevention. If you, or someone you care about, are discussing suicide, please contact the following:

  • SCC’s Department of Public Safety at 636-922-8545
  • Behavioral Health Response’s (BHR) 24hr crisis line at 314-469-6644
  • Crisis Text Line - Text the word “HOME” to 741741

View a list of local and national resources.

Contact Information

Teresa Drury,
Office Coordinator
636-922-8536
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Boyd Copeland,
Executive Dean of Student Life
636-922-8238
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