Services are free to SRU students.
- Individual and/or group counseling
- Alcohol & other drug education, prevention, assessment and referral
- Crisis intervention and emergency services
- Referral services.
- Educational and outreach activities.
- Consultation services.
Issues addressed may include but are not limited to:
- Relationship concerns (romantic, roommate, family and friends)
- Low self-esteem
- Communication skills
- Gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans concerns
- Academic or learning difficulties
- Alcohol or drug abuse
- Test anxiety
- Eating disorder
- Abuse issues
- Alcohol and Other Drug assessment and intervention
Other Reasons You Might Want to See a Counselor:
- Frequently missed classes.
- Eating disturbances: appetite loss or compulsive eating.
- Sleep disturbances: insomnia or excessive sleeping.
- Inability to concentrate.
- Unexplained tearfulness or emotional outbursts.
- Social withdrawal.
- Restlessness or irritability.
- Significant behavior changes.
- Change in academic performance.
- Alcohol and/or drug abuse.
- Confusion or thinking disturbance.
- Thoughts of suicide: comments and threats of suicide should always be taken seriously.
Most individuals request counseling on their own initiative. Some individuals need encouragement from friends, residence hall staff, professors, academic advisors, administrators, or parents.