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Mental Health Services
Mental Health Counseling
A mental health counselor is available to assist all current SCC credit students. Call 636-922-8536 or stop by ADM 1123 to schedule an appointment.
After-hours and need immediate assistance? Call the crisis Behavioral Health Response line at 314-469-6644 or 1-800-811-4760.
"Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about." – John Watson
Your time at college has the possibility of being the best time of your life. It can also be the scariest. It might be the first time you have the freedom to make your own decisions. That freedom is exciting – but it can also mean a lot of stress and anxiety.
Everyone gets stressed out by school – it's normal, actually. But each of us manages stress differently. For some, it can feel like it's too much to handle. If you're feeling this way, know you're not alone. And know we're here to help.
A mental health counselor is available to assist all current SCC credit students. If you have personal issues that are interfering with your college career or student life, talk to us. If you're a current student, you can schedule an appointment by calling 636-922-8536.
Counseling sessions are:
- Free of Charge
- Short-Term & Solution-Focused
- 45-Minute Sessions
Workshops and Other Resources
If one-on-one counseling doesn't sound right for you, consider attending one of several mental health workshops that focus on a variety of issues.
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 SCC Campus Police immediately at 636-922-8545.
View a list of local and national resources.
No two people look at or experience the world in exactly the same way, and what seems small to one person can be huge for someone else. Here are some common issues our counselors can help address:
- Difficulty adjusting to college (hey, it's a big change!)
- Anxiety related to school work and tests
- Anxiety related to meeting new people
- Adjustment issues of international students
- Balancing demands of school, family, relationships and work
- Difficulty with time management
- Having a friend in distress
- Grief and loss
- Depressed moods and mood swings
- Thoughts of self-harm/self-harming behaviors
- Anger management and conflict resolution
- Poor concentration
- Low motivation
- Family issues
- Alcohol and other drug use, abuse and other addictive behaviors
- Problems associated with eating and maintaining a healthy body image
- Questions about sexuality
- Dating and relationship issues
- Date rape and other sexual assault trauma
If you're having these common concerns – or feel the need to talk – come see us. If you're a current student, you can schedule an appointment by calling 636-922-8536.
One more thing: Just to be clear, the mental health counselor is not an academic advisor. Check out our Academic Advising page for information on meeting with an advisor.