Mental Health Services
Students have access to mental health services via META Pro teletherapy. To access these services, through our new partner in providing virtual mental/emotional health services to students, copy and paste this web link into your address bar https://www.meta.app/students-meta-teletherapy/, download the app, and sign up. META teletherapy is a comprehensive digital wellness platform that connects students and employees with licensed counselors via mobile app for confidential and secure video, voice, and chat sessions. Online counseling is available to all students. You can connect with a licensed provider for private and secure, remote therapy. Student support services are available through this app to ensure that students who may be experiencing financial hardships are able to access these much-needed services at no cost.
The Campus Clinic will continue to provide on-campus services from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday for all enrolled students. Please, contact the Campus Clinic, by phone, at 601-957-6776 to schedule an appointment and to receive guidance about arriving to receive services. Mental health services are also available through the clinic. Student support services are available to ensure students can receive these mental health (therapy) services at no cost for the Spring 2021 semester. Please, note that referrals for additional, external services will be at a cost to the student. To reach a mental health therapist directly, please, call 601-927-0251 Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. or email Lisa Williams, LMSW, at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also explore other mental health services. If you find yourself in a crisis or need immediate assistance, you should call:
Emergency services: 911
Office of Public Safety: 601-977-7857
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (800) 273-8255
National Domestic Violence Hotline: (800) 799-7233; TTY: (800) 787-3244
National Sexual Assault Telephone Hotline: (800) 656-4673