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University Counseling Center

Counseling Center

The mission of the Counseling Center is to provide a range of psychological and counseling services to meet the mental health and developmental needs of Morgan students. The Counseling Center strives to support the emotional, interpersonal, social, and career development of MSU students.

COVID-19 Update

The Counseling Center staff is committed to supporting the mental health needs of Morgan students while adhering to mandates imposed to mitigate COVID-19 risks in our community.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the counseling center is currently offering remote services. These services are offered on a temporary basis to assist current counseling center clients who have returned home and need support in connecting with local mental health resources, counselors working remotely, or campus closures. Please click here to learn more about remote counseling services.

To schedule a consultation, please call (443)885-3130 and leave a message with your name and phone number. A representative will call you back as soon as possible. 

It is normal to feel stressed and anxious given the impacts of COVID-19. You can learn more here about the potential effects of the coronavirus on mental health. You can also find informtion on coping resources and self-care options.

Hours and Location

The counseling center is providing remote counseling services, Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm. Please call (443)885-3130 and leave a message with your name and contact information if you have any questions. 

Emergencies

If you are experiencing an immediate health or mental health crisis, please call 911,your primary care provider, or one of the agencies listed below and on our Crisis Hotlines web page for crisis intervention and next steps.


Join our Canvas Course

If you like the resources on this page and are looking for more information, check out our course on canvas: #StayWellMorgan: Mental Health and Coping Resources.

Modules will be updated regularly and will include information about how to manage your stress and anxiety, maintaining your mental health, strategies for working from home, dealing with loss and change, and more. There will also be discussions for you to share tips and tricks with your peers! You will need to enroll in the course to participate in discussion and receive updates. You can do so here


Watch our Counseling Center video here:


Your feedback is important to us! If you have used our services during the 2019-2020 academic year, please take our survey 


The Counseling Center is promoting a Wellness Campaign for the 2019-2020 year. We are encouraging students and faculty/staff to engage in various activities that promote wellness and to incorporate wellness into their daily routines. Stay informed about our outreach events by keeping up with us on social media sites using #StayWellMorgan.


Need Help Now?

Evenings and weekends, when the Counseling Center is not open, you may also call the 24-hour Maryland Youth Crisis Hotline at 1-800-422-0009.

Crisis Hotlines:

1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255) is the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Their website also offers a Therapy Finder for those will less acute or longer-term mental health needs http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

http://suicidehotlines.com/maryland.html lists a number of crisis lines dedicated to different populations including college students, grad students, new moms dealing with postpartum depression, veterans, and more.

Baltimore Crisis Response, Incorporated (BCRI), at (410) 433-5175. For Baltimore city residents: BCRI can send staff to meet with you at your residence, or wherever you are, for evaluation and recommendations for your immediate care if you are in distress.  http://www.bcresponse.org/

Baltimore County Crisis Response, at (410) 931-2214You don't have to be a resident of Baltimore County to call. This office provides on-site crisis services as well as appointments for psychiatric evaluations and prescriptions for medication if needed.   https://www.thesantegroup.org/baltimore-county-crisis-services

Other hotlines that may be useful to you include:

THE TREVOR PROJECT is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24. Call or text 24/7:  1-866-488-7386   or IM chat  http://www.thetrevorproject.org/ 

HOUSE OF RUTH is a leading intimate partner violence center, providing safety, support, and referrals for battered women and children. Their 24-hour hotline is (410)889-7884; for more information,  www.hruth.org.

NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOTLINE  Advocates are available 24/7 to talk confidentially with anyone experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship. 1-800-799-7233 | 1-800-787-3224 (TTY) or IM chat at http://www.thehotline.org/    

THE VETERANS CRISIS LINE connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline 24/7/365. Call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, text 838255 or IM chat at http://veteranscrisisline.net/ 

 

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