If you are experiencing a life-threatening mental health emergency, call 911.
Our counseling services assist students in managing personal problems which may impact their ability to meet their academic and career goals. We provide short-term solution-focused counseling, crisis intervention, assessment and referrals to mental health resources.
Personal Counseling appointments can address issues related to:
- Stress and anxiety
- Grief and loss
- Relationship difficulties
- Abuse and violence
- Gender and cultural identity
- Rape and sexual assault
- Substance use
- Balancing family life, work, and academics
External Personal Counseling Resources
Counselors serve as a resource for students in crisis; however, students who have on-going, long-term, or therapeutic counseling needs are referred to agencies in the community. Contact information for some Frederick County counseling resources is listed below:
Visit JED's Love is Louder Action Center at: https://www.loveislouder.org/ for tips, tools and resources for staying calm, kind, active and connected while we stay in and stay safe!
You don't have to face pandemic-related stress alone! AWAY FORWARD TOGETHER: https://awayforwardtogether.org/
http://www.ulifeline.org/: Your online resource for college mental health and screening tools!
Mental Health resources:
The Mental Health Association Walk-In Crisis Clinic: https://211md.org/
CRISIS Text Hotline: Text 4HOPE to 741741
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
COVID-19 Mental Health Resources: https://psychhub.com/
Info on Pandemic Impact and PTSD:
Protecting and Supporting Your Mental Health in Challenging or Uncertain Times:
Seven ways to stay positive during a crisis:
Guides for Covid-19:
What does Mental Health Mean to you? An open conversation with students about the intersection of kindness and mental health:
Virtual help for College students with Substance Use, Mental Health issues and Depression :
A great screening tool for depression:
For 24 Hour help for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault:
FCC has many supports in place to help students succeed and thrive academically in this online environment. These include: