Student Counseling Center News

Updated After-Hour Services for 974-HELP Crisis and Referral Line

974-HELP is a 24 hour, seven day a week number that serves to support students in crisis and as a referral resource for students, faculty, staff, and parents who have a concern about the safety and well-being of a student. 974-HELP is answered by a case manager at the Center for Health Education and Wellness

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Developing a Healthy Lifestyle at UT

It’s important for you to remember to make your personal wellness and healthy living priorities while at UT. There are many resources on campus to ensure you are living healthy, which includes eating healthy foods, exercising regularly, and practicing good sleep habits.

Homesickness 101: UT Experts Offer Advice for Dealing with this Normal Woe

As students return to campus this week, they’ll be excited, nervous, busy, and, maybe, a little bit homesick. T. Paul McAnear, director of clinical services at UT’s Student Counseling Center, and his colleagues offer some tips to help students stave off the the feelings of sadness and longing for home.

UT Knoxville Counseling Center Awarded Grant for Suicide Prevention Efforts

The Counseling Center at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has received funding from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) through the organization’s Campus Suicide Prevention Grants Program. The program assists colleges and universities in their efforts to prevent suicide and enhance mental health services for students in crisis.