The Counseling Center, located in Bartlett Hall, Room 308, is committed to promoting the health and well-being of the Maryville College community. The Counseling Center provides assessment, short-term care, and referrals related to academic, social, and personal concerns. Educational programs on study skills, stress reduction, self-management, chemical dependency, and personal development are also offered. All services are confidential. Further information may be obtained by contacting the Counseling Center at 865.981.8035.
Before you meet with a counselor, please fill out the Counseling Intake Form below. This form will guide you through understanding the counseling process, as well as giving your counselor information to better work with you.
What To Do if Someone Else is In Trouble
- Don’t act shocked or judgmental
- Don’t dismiss the problem
- Don’t give advice
- Stay with a person who is suicidal
- Don’t keep secrets – tell a person who is trained to help (not Facebook, not other friends: a counselor, RA, faculty member, campus security, 911 if a crisis)
Signs That Someone is in Mental Distress
- Statements about suicide or suicidal thoughts
- Statements about harming or killing others; violent behavior
- Evidence that someone is self-harming (cutting, burning, purging)
- Frequent excessive use of alcohol/drugs
- Inability to get out of bed for class several days in a row
- Extreme withdrawal from social contact, friends, family
- Sudden changes in personality, behavior