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Counseling Center

During the suspension of face-to-face instruction, the DSC Counseling Center will be following emergency procedures and will not be in the office. The DSC Counseling Center is not accepting new clients at this time. Please refer to the following protocols if you are not a current client of the counseling center.


All students, faculty and staff experiencing mental health emergencies should contact emergency services when Dalton State counselors are not in the office. Mental health emergencies include, but are not limited to: suicidal thoughts or plans to end your life, thoughts of harming others, psychotic episodes (e.g., hallucinations, delusions), sexual assault and others. 

Emergency Services Contact Information


If you are not experiencing a mental health crisis and desire support, please contact the following to be referred to community providers:

  • Georgia Crisis and Access Line (24/7/365): 800-715-4225
  • Tennessee Helpline (M - F, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CST): 800-560-5767

The mission of the Dalton State Counseling Center is to support individual students and the campus community in a holistic manner. We are committed to promoting intellectual, emotional, occupational, social, cultural, moral and professional growth and development. Central to our mission and daily practice is a commitment to confidentiality, upholding ethical behavior and providing counseling based on current research and proven standards. We also hold a strong commitment to social justice through creating awareness and action in our campus community and beyond. We strive to be a welcoming, affirming and safe space for ALL of our students. No matter where you are from, who you worship or who you love - if you need to talk, we are here for you.


Counseling Services

If you are looking for help or personal growth outside the classroom, then counseling may be for you. Our services are free and open to all currently enrolled students. See for yourself.

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Outreach Services

We may have offices, but we want to connect with our campus community. Mental health effects every aspect of our daily lives. That means we have a responsibility to get out and talk about it.

Helpful Links

How to Reach Us

Location: Health Professions 266
Phone: 706-272-4430
Fax: 706-272-2162

Emergency? Take Action Now!
DSC Public Safety: 706-272-4461
Georgia Crisis & Access Line (GCAL): 1-800-715-4225
Tennessee Crisis Phone Line: 1-855-274-7471
…or Dial 911

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