Counseling Services

Counseling Services provides confidential counseling free of charge to assist undergraduate students with personal, developmental, or psychological concerns related to their academic progress and/or personal growth. Counseling is short-term, solution-focused with limited sessions. For chronic mental health issues or those that may require more extensive counseling, Counseling Services provides consultation and referral to community resources. 

Services are available Monday through Friday by appointment.  For more information about Counseling Services or to make an appointment, please call Counseling Services’ staff at 910-814-5709/5708.

Undergraduate students (who are enrolled currently for full-time hours) are eligible for services.  Graduate and professional students are not eligible for services in our office, but are served by Dr. Dan Marlowe, Director of Behavioral Health for the School of Osteopathic Medicine.  Graduate and professional students interested in scheduling an appointment with Dr. Marlowe should contact him directly via email at marlowed@campbell.edu.

Location & Hours:  Counseling Services is located in the Avrette House on Pope Street (behind Quiznos and the Wallace Student Center).  Our hours of operation are from 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday, and 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Friday.   Our office closes for lunch, typically from 12:00 - 1:15 p.m.

 

Counseling issues

Generally, people seek counseling because they are struggling with issues that affect the way they feel or inhibit their ability to go about their daily lives or meet their goals.  These issues can interfere with relationships, affect one's ability to concentrate on school or work, impact one's energy level, appetite, and sleep, and/or create feelings of depression, anxiety, and stress.  Specifically, people come to Counseling Services for a variety of reasons including:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety/panic
  • Test anxiety
  • Stress management
  • Relationships
  • Time management
  • Conflict resolution
  • Feeling of insecurity and self-doubt
  • Homesickness and adjusting to campus life
  • Dealing with anger
  • Abuse issues
  • Grief

Confidentiality

Confidentiality is a priority.  Our goal is to provide a safe environment in which to discuss personal issues.  If you seek counseling, you have a right to privacy.  This means that neither the fact that you have received counseling nor the specific issues discussed will be disclosed to anyone without your written permission.  Rare exceptions may occur in regards to safety issues or court orders.  A counseling record is kept for the counselor's use only and is filed in a secure location.

What to expect - the first session

The initial session provides a time for you to get acquainted with your counselor and discuss the reason you are seeking counseling.  Information about your background will be gathered, and you will be given information about your rights as a client and about confidentiality.  Sometimes an initial session is all that is required.  Some issues are easily addressed, and in other cases, a referral to someone else who specializes in a particular area is appropriate.  If you and the counselor decide to continue to work together, a plan will be developed and the goals of counseling will be defined.  A follow-up appointment will be arranged at the close of the session.

After-hours assistance

Counseling Services provides crisis intervention during our hours of operation [Monday–Thursday (9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.), and Friday (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)].   If you are experiencing a crisis, call Counseling Services at 910-814-5709 or come to our office and MAKE IT CLEAR THAT YOU ARE IN CRISIS.  Every effort will be made to respond as soon as possible.  

If you are experiencing suicidal thoughts/actions or have a plan to harm yourself, from campus dial x1911 for Campus Safety immediately or from elsewhere, dial 911 or present to the nearest hospital immediately for assistance.  If you are experiencing another type of psychological emergency (emotional crisis) after our office hours, please contact Campus Safety (x1911), Residence Life Staff, and/or contact a crisis line.   If you reside off of campus, please call 911 for emergency situations. 

If you need assistance and Counseling Services office is closed, there are a number of resources available to you both on and off campus:

On-campus support

  • Residence Halls: Contact your Resident Assistant (RA), Resident Director (RD), or Area Coordinator.
  • Campus Safety
              Non-Emergency:  (910) 893-1375 or x1375 from campus

                       Emergency:  (910) 893-1911 or x1911 from campus

Community support

  • General emergency: 911
  • Campus Safety at Campbell University: 

Non-Emergency:  (910) 893-1375 or x1375 from campus

Emergency:    (910) 893-1911 or x1911 from campus

  • Harnett County Sheriff’s Department   (910) 893-9111
  • National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK/8255        www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org
  • Daymark Recovery Mental Health Crisis Line: (910) 893-5727
  • Hopeline (Raleigh): (919) 231-4525   (http://www.hopeline-nc.org/)
  • Dating Violence (Harnett County Resource): 

               -SAFE (Sexual Assault & Family Emergency)       (910) 893-7233 

  • Sexual Assault (Harnett County Resource):   

              -SAFE (Sexual Assault & Family Emergency)        (910) 893-7233 

  • Dating Violence (Wake County Resource):     

              - Interact of Wake County         (919) 828-7740      1-866-291-0855 toll-free

  • Sexual Assault (Wake County Resource): 

              -Interact of Wake County         (919) 828-3005       1-866-291-0853 toll-free

  • Sexual Assault:  National Sexual Assault Hotline      1-800-656-HOPE

 

ULifeline (www.ULifeline.org) is an anonymous, confidential, online resource center that provides college students with a non-threatening and supportive link to important mental health information. Students are able to download information about various mental illnesses, ask questions, and seek help anonymously.

Half of Us. (http://www.halfofus.com) mtvU, in conjunction with the Jed Foundation, has created a website specifically addressing the mental health needs of college students. Watch videos of celebrities and students telling their stories, tell your own stories, or share concerns with a friend. You can also complete an online questionnaire about your own mental health.

Disclaimer

While efforts have been made to include only quality websites containing accurate information, inclusion does not imply that Campbell University or Counseling Services at Campbell University endorses all the content included in these sites.

Contact Us

Contact

Counseling Services
(800) 334-4111
Ext. 5709 or 5708
slcounselorga@campbell.edu or
jordanc@campbell.edu

Mailing Address
Campbell University
Counseling Services
P.O. BOX 4260
Buies Creek, NC 27506

Physical Address
Campbell University
Counseling Services
Avrette House
95 Pope Street
Buies Creek, NC 27506

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