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Personal Counseling

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Personal Counseling Center

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The college years are exciting and challenging.  ​At times the demands can be complicated and daunting.  The Personal Counseling Center is a place where students can expect professional assistance with emotional and psycho-social concerns.  Anxiety, confusion, depression, and anger are among the many psychological obstacles to well-being, and often diminish potential and achievement.  ​Asking for help during vulnerable times is a sign of strength.  A counselor can give feedback, encourage further questioning, validate self-awareness and responsibility, and support students until self confidence is secure again.

Full time undergraduate students are eligible for all services of the Personal Counseling Center. Part time undergraduates, School of Continuing Education students and graduate students are eligible for consultation and referral​ when appropriate.

All services are confidential within the limits of the law and professional ethics.​​

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 Contact Us

Phone: 401.865.2343
Fax: 401.865.1343​​​​
Answering Service: 401.765.1333 (answered by Public Safety)
After Hours Emergency:
On-campus: Please call Public Safety at 401.865.2222
Off-campus: Call 911
Hall Director on call: 401.639.9110
Office Hours (Academic Year): 
Lower Bedford Hall
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Monday - Friday: 8:30am to 4:30pm
Evenings: Limited evening hours are available by appointment only

 Crisis Resources Available Off Campus

National Suicide P​​​​revention Lifeline 
Phone: 1.800.273.8255​

Crisis Text Line
Free, 24/7, Confidential
Text HELLO to 741-741​​​

 
V.A.S.E. - Victim Advocacy, Support & Education
Day One (The Sexual Assault & Trauma Center) 
Advocacy Coordinator: Sara Eckhoff
Phone: 401.280.0564 ​

 See Also

Title IX & Sexual Harassment​

Sexual Misconduct & Relationship Violence Support, Resources and Policies

The CARE Network​

Intervention & Support for Students with Concerning Behavior and/or Mental Health Concerns

​​Accommodations for Perso​ns with Disabilities

Accommodations for the Needs of P​ersons with Disabilities (Academic, Residential, Dining, Transportation, and Parking Accommodations)

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