Counseling Services

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Available times:

• Mondays 9-10 a.m.

• Tuesdays 4:00-5:00 p.m.

• Fridays 11:00 am-12:00 pm.

 

Upcoming Events

April 3, 2014:  Thrown to the Wayside:  The Story of a Prostituted Child.  Joins us in the Morrill Hall Auditorium from 6-8 pm to hear Elesondra Deromano's amazing story of survival in the world of Human Trafficking.  Donations of toiletry items (Shampoo, soap, toothpaste, ziplock bags, water, etc.) are being accepted for the STARS Outreach Project.

April 8, 2014:  Breaking the Stigma:  The Struggles of Addiction and Sustaining Recovery.  Join us in the Alber Student Center lounge from 12:30 - 1:30 pm to hear Anthony Taylor share his personal story and answer your questions about substance abuse and working recovery.  Free lunch is provided.

April 10, 2014:  Wellness Screenings on campus, 10 am - 3 pm.  Stop by one of the three Wellness Stations on campus (Morrill Hall, SW Lobby, Alber Student Center Lobby, MTC's Main Tech Bldg.)  Screenings are anonymous, on-line and only take 3-5 minutes to complete!  Feedback is provided immediately.  This month's focus is on Alcohol Abuse, but you can take any of the six offered screenings (Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar, PTSD and Eating Disorders).  Students who participate will be entered into a drawing for gift cards, t-shirts, travel mugs, etc.

Finals Week, April 23-29th:  Wellness Zones!  Once again, the Wellness Zones will be set up as a place to go and unwind, destress and care for yourself!  The Zones will be set up in the Academic Enrichment Office, SE Student Lounge in Morrill Hall and the Library.  Practice relaxation breathing, guided imagery, use of sand trays and playdoh, or color a mandala.  Get yourself focused and centered to boost your performance on your exams.  Students who participate can be entered in our end of semester drawing.

 

For more information, contact:
Leslie Beary
725-6349
beary.4@osu.edu

 

Hotlines/Community Resources

Contact Careline

(24-hour crisis, resource and referrals)
(740) 383-2273 [383-CARE]
www.maccsite.com/Contact_Careline.htm

Helpline of Delaware & Morrow County

800-684-2324
www.helplinedelmor.org

Franklin County Suicide Hotline

(614) 221-5445

Deaf or hard of hearing:

7-1-1 or 1-800-750-0750

OSU Counseling & Consultation Services

(614) 292-5766
www.ccs.osu.edu

Jobs and Family Service

387-8560
www.odjfsbenefits.ohio.gov/SelfServiceSplash.jsf

 

Scheduling

For an appointment contact:

Leslie Beary, MSW, LISW-S
725-6349
beary.4@osu.edu

Michelle Bolles
725-6111

Counseling services are free to all Ohio State students.
 

Mission Statement

The Counseling Services on campus are provided as a support to assist all students with living a healthy and balanced life, in order to achieve academic goals.

Life tends to challenge all of us in a variety of ways. If these challenges are affecting your academic performance, you could benefit by talking with someone in a private and confidential setting. Whether your problem is big or small, always remember it is okay to ask for help! Some students come to counseling for issues such as (but not limited to):

  • Nervousness/worry
  • Unhappiness
  • Feeling overwhelmed
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Anger
  • Alcohol and drug issues
  • Grief and loss issues
  • Someone to talk to
 

Veterans:

To enroll for VA Services:
1-888-615-9448

To chat with an online VA Counselor: www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

1-800-273-8255 (TALK)