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Coping with Grief, Loss and Trauma

In an effort to support those in the Georgia College community who saw or were affected by the traffic fatality on main campus on February 4, GC Counseling Services and the HUB are offering an informational meeting to help students and employees learn about strategies for coping with grief, loss and trauma, and about sources of support available.   Students and employees are welcome to attend Monday, February 11 at 5:30 PM at the HUB at 111 S. Clarke Street.  If you cannot attend but would like to receive more information, please contact Counseling Services at 478 445 5331 or steve.wilson@gcsu.edu

For those interested in seeking treatment for distress arising from the fatality or for any other issues: 

To seek in person treatment with a mental health professional

GC Counseling Services – (478) 445 5331 or www.gcsu.edu/counseling (free for GC students)

Employee Assistance Program -  (888) 960-3305 or https://espyr.com (password USGcares; free for GC employees)

Georgia Military College students should contact GMC Chaplain David Luke (478) 387 4313; dluke@gmc.edu; (free for GMC students)

See your insurance plan website for covered providers (typically fee based)

 

Online, video or phone based treatment with a mental health professional

Student Assistance Plan www.uhcsr.com/school-page (free for members of the United Health student insurance plan)

See your insurance plan website for tele-mental health or tele-behavioral health services (typically fee based)

https://www.betterhelp.com/ (fee based service)

www.talkspace.com (fee based service)

 

For help in an emergency:

GC Public Safety (478) 445 4400  (GC students and employees)

Georgia Crisis and Access Line (800) 715 4225

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (800)-273-8255 or https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

Suicide Text Line: Text CONNECT to 741741

River Edge Behavioral Heath Crisis Service Center (478) 451-2700; 60 Highway 22 West in Milledgeville

Navicent Health Baldwin Emergency Room (478) 454-3505; 821 N Cobb Street in Milledgeville

 

To report non-emergency concerns about anyone on campus to the CARE Team

Call (478) 445-RISK

Report online at http://www.gcsu.edu/counseling/care-team

Steve wilson
Director of Counseling Services
478 445 5331
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