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Resources for Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Health

Student Counseling ServicesStudent Counseling Services 

Student Counseling Services is a free and confidential mental health care service provided to students who are currently enrolled at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Services included: Individual and group therapy, crisis response, referrals to on- and off-campus resources, and education and outreach opportunities

Student fee: $0 

Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Phone: 601.266.4829 


Email: counselingFREEMississippi  

Location: 103 Ray Guy Way (Bond Hall East- look for large black awning) 

Center for Behavioral HealthCenter for Behavioral Health 

Who we serve: University students, faculty, staff, and the community. Children and adults. Teletherapy and in-person services available.  

Services included but not limited to: Individual and group therapy and psychological assessment for anxiety, depression, behavioral issues, ADHD, developmental concerns, grief, eating concerns, substance use, relationship issues, academic/learning concerns, career counseling, and other common challenges. Appointment required.  

Student Fee: Therapy - $10; Evaluation - $200; Group - $5 

Faculty/Staff Fee: Sliding Scale. Call the CBH to inquire about cost. 

Hours of Operation: Monday & Wednesday: 8:30-5pm | Tuesday & Thursday: 8:30am-8pm | Friday: 8:30am-2:00pm | Select Saturdays: 8:30am-12:30pm

Phone: 601.266.4588 

Email: CBHFREEMississippi

Center for Family TherapyCenter for Family Therapy 

Who we serve: University faculty, staff, students and the community.  Teletherapy and in-person services available.  

Services included but not limited to: Individual, couple and family therapy for anxiety/depression, self-esteem, communication, sexual orientation, relationship concerns, premarital, marital, remarriage, intimacy concerns, parenting, blended families, grief/loss, life transition issues. 

Student Fee: $15 for consultation appointments.  $5 for subsequent therapy appointments. 
Faculty/Staff Fee: $25 for consultation appointments. $15 for subsequent therapy appointments. 

Hours of Operation: While center operation hours vary slightly each semester, evening appointments are available several days each week.  Every effort will be made to schedule the first appointment within a week of the initial contact.  


Phone: 601.266.5475 

Email: mftcenterFREEMississippi%C2%A0

Location: 3502 Morningside Drive 


The CARES Team is dedicated to a proactive, coordinated and planned approach to  the identification, prevention, assessment, management, and reduction of interpersonal and behavioral threats to the safety and wellbeing of the University of Southern Mississippi   students. 


File a report:

Phone: 601.266.6028

E-mail: thomas.deusFREEMississippi or delores.mcnairFREEMississippi  

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