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Mental Health

Taking care of your mental and emotional health is essential for your well-being. Whether you're a faculty or staff member struggling with an issue, a student concerned about a friend's well-being, or want to report an incident, we're here to help all the members of our university community.

Emergencies & After-Hour Crisis

If you or someone you know is considering self-harm or harming someone else, call 911 immediately.

Students, faculty and staff can call Counseling & Psychiatry at 803-777-5223 after hours to speak with a counselor about urgent concerns. Faculty and staff can call any time to share concerns about a student.




UofSC Counseling & Psychiatry: 803-777-5223 
24-Hour National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 
Crisis Text Line: 
Text HELLO to 741741 (FREE, 24/7 and confidential) 
The Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQ individuals): 
UofSC Police Department: 
UofSC Employee Assistance Program: 800-633-3353
Student Care and Outreach Team: If you are ever concerned about someone's health, well-being or safety, submit a referral.


Resources for Mental Health and Emotional Well-being

Find resources and support that can assist with all the dimensions of your health and well-being from physical and emotional to financial and intellectual.



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