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August 30th, 2016

Mental Health First Aid 

The Student Counseling Center is pleased to announce our next open Mental Health First Aid course! We will be meeting Tuesdays 10am-12pm on 9/20, 9/27, 10/4, 10/11. Attendance at all four sessions is required for certification. This course is open to the Tarleton Community and is provided for free by the counseling center. Contact the instructor, James Dinh, at dinh@tarleton.edu or (254) 968-9044 to sign up or ask for more information. If this time doesn't work out for you but you are still interested feel free to contact us and with enough interest we can open up another course. 

Mental Health First Aid is a public education program that introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental illnesses, builds understanding of their impact, and overviews common supports. This 8-hour course uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to offer initial help in a mental health crisis and connect persons to the appropriate professional, peer, social, and self-help care. The program also teaches the common risk factors and warning signs of specific types of illnesses, like anxiety, depression, substance use, bipolar disorder, eating disorders, and schizophrenia. 

Mental Health First Aid is included on the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP).

About Us

We are dedicated to helping students achieve academic success, personal growth, balance and appreciation for diversity.

The Student Counseling Center (SCC) provides a variety of free, confidential services to help you, including:

* Both parties must be currently enrolled Tarleton students

We also have compiled resources to help you. 

Our Mission Statement

The mission of the Student Counseling Center (SCC) is to provide psychological and counseling services to assist students from all cultural backgrounds to accomplish their academic, career, and personal developmental goals.

Emergency & Crisis Help

Campus Police

254.968.9002 or 911

Call protocall to speak with a counselor 24-hours / 7-days a week

254.968.9044

Suicide Hotline

1.800.772.5987

Sexual Assault

Have you been sexually assaulted? The Student Counseling Center is here to help you! Call and schedule to talk with one of our Professional Counselors.

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