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Student Counseling Services
The mission of the Student Counseling Services is to promote the emotional and psychological growth and well being of the students at Connecticut College. The Student Counseling Services' goal is to enhance each individual's ability to learn, to create and to be fully participating members of the College community by utilizing safe, culturally sensitive and inclusive approaches to mental health treatment.
To carry out this mission, Student Counseling Services makes available to students a wide range of outpatient clinical services in a safe, non-judgmental atmosphere including:
- Individual and group counseling
- Psychopharmacological evaluation and medication management
- Crisis intervention services
- Outreach and consultation to the College community
- Psycho-educational forums
- Referral to off-campus clinicians for specialized and/or intensive treatment
Connecticut College Student Counseling Services has been accredited by the International Accreditation of Counseling Services (IACS) since 2005.
Come to our Got Drugs Event on Thursday, April 16, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Cro. Turn in your unused or expired medication so that it may be disposed of safely. Help us protect our water supply, keep our environment healthy, safeguard against potential abuse and prevent suicide!
- Prescription medications
- Over-the-counter medications (e.g., Tylenol, Advil, Sudafed)
Items NOT accepted:
- Aerosol inhaler canisters
Sponsored by: Student Health Services, Student Counseling Services, Office of Student Wellness, Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, Wheeler Clinic, and the Connecticut Healthy Campus Initiative.
It Gets Better
Check out our It Gets Better video! As part of the It Gets Better campaign, Connecticut College produced this video to demonstrate support of the LGBTQ community on campus and elsewhere.
The Jed & Clinton Health Matters Campus Program is designed to help colleges and universities promote emotional wellbeing and mental health programming, reduce substance abuse, and prevent suicide among their students.
Connecticut College is among the first 55 schools to join The Campus Program, which is designed to help colleges and universities assess and enhance mental health, substance abuse, and suicide prevention programming.
Participating schools make a four-year commitment to work with The Campus Program to evaluate and identify opportunities to augment these activities on campus. The Campus Program provides schools with a framework for supporting student mental health, as well as assessment tools, feedback reports and ongoing technical assistance from The Campus Program team.
Membership in The Campus Program demonstrates Connecticut College’s commitment to promoting emotional wellbeing and improving substance abuse and suicide prevention programming for all students. The Jed and Clinton Health Matters Campus Program grants a membership seal to all schools that participate in the program.
For more information on The Campus Program, visit www.TheCampusProgram.org.
Emergency contact: Campus Safety, 860-439-2222
For student appointments, call x4587
or email SCS@conncoll.edu
Student Counseling Services
Warnshuis Health Center
270 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320-4196
National Suicide Crisis Line:
Southeast CT Mental Health Authority Crisis Response
(7 days per week but not 24 hours)
Trevor Project Crisis Hotline
Connecticut College cares -- It's okay to ask for help. Check out the I Have a Therapist video.