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To Schedule an Appointment

Please call the Student Resource Center front desk at 796-6000 and ask to set up an appointment. If you would like to learn more about Counseling Services, this counseling services informational disclosure form is intended to inform you about Counseling Services and about your rights and responsibilities as a student.

What to Do When it is a Mental Health Emergency:

During UAS regular business hours you may contact the Counseling office directly by contacting the Student Resource Center front desk and informing them that it is an emergency.

The following services are available twenty four hours a day, seven days a week:

If you need immediate help call 911.
Click here for an explanation of what will happen when you call 911

Call or go to Bartlett Memorial Hospital Emergency Room immediately! 796-8427. 
Click here for an explanation of what will happen when you go to the ER.

If you need to talk to someone, call the Careline at 1-877-266-4357.
Click here for an explanation of what will happen when you call the Careline. 

Here are some ways to be helpful to someone who is thinking about suicide.
Click here for recommendations. 

If you are worried about someone else:

The Counseling Services Clinicians, Margie Thomson, LCSW and Becky Iverson, LCSW, are available for consultation with students, faculty, and staff who are concerned about a student. You may contact them by phone (796-6000), email or in person to discuss your concerns and help with assessing how best to respond. This may include providing you with ideas for referring the student for professional care.

Support Groups

Support groups are held for many groups of students through out the year, 

Types of Groups:

  • Anxiety Group
  • ADHD Group
  • Aspengers Group
  • Depression Group
  • Meditation / Mindfulness Group
  • Transgender Group

If you are interested in a group that is not listed please contact the Counseling office for any inquiries.

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