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Counseling Center

 SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY

UNIVERSITY COUNSELING CENTER

 

 To: SUBR Community

 

In the aftermath of Ms. Cheslie Kryst's apparent suicide on this past Sunday, we send prayers, warm thoughts, love, and light to her family, friends, and admires.  If you or someone you know is dealing with suicidal thoughts and/or feelings, PLEASE reach out and talk to someone.  You can also contact your University Counseling Center (UCC) by calling 225-771-2480 or emailing us at counselingcenter@subr.edu.  You can also call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255(TALK).

                                                                                 

#BeThe1To

In addition, if the recent Bomb Threat the Jaguar Nation encountered yesterday, or if you know someone at one of our many HBCUs who have experienced a Threat, your heightened anxiety, and hypervigilance is normal!  Your UCC staff is available to assist!  We will continue to offer walk-in as well as scheduled appointments throughout next week.  Contact us or visit our webpage at subr.edu/page/counselingcenter for relevant information on anxiety, depression, and relaxation apps.

 

 UCC Staff

  

If you are experiencing an emergency, CALL 911

 

In response to the ongoing coronavirus crisis, as well as Governor John Bell Edwards Order to remain at home, the staff of the UCC is now working with restricted counseling schedules. 

 

You may choose to send a message to counselingcenter@subr.edu and the Director or your therapist, if you are an existing client, will reply to your email in approximately 1-2 business days to set up an appointment.

During this time of transitions and uncertainties, we want you, our students, faculty, and staff to be able to access trained professionals ready and able to assist you.  Please avail yourself to the following emergency numbers:

 

                              EBR Emergency Counseling Crisis Line: 1-866-310-7977

                              National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255

                              Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 and press 1 or text 838255

                              Holistic Behavior 24-Hour Crisis Hotline: 225-368-9602

 

If you live outside of the state of Louisiana, please place in your search engine the state you’re from with the wording "mental health crisis line".  For example, putting in "Texas mental health crisis line" (in your search engine) will bring up the following number; 1-800-272-8255. 

 

In addition, we provide counseling services to the SUBR Community through the SU Microsoft Teams Program.  If you feel a need for our services, please do not hesitate to contact us by email at counselingcenter@subr.edu,  or by phone at 225-771-2480.

 

Thank you for your understanding and please, do be safe.

 

UCC Staff