We're here to help. Here are some links to some self-help resources that you might find useful. If you can’t find what you need, send Counseling Services an email or call us at 864-503-5195.
Please remember that self-help resources should not be considered a replacement for consultation with a professional counselor.
Online screening tools to help you assess yourself in the following areas: Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, Alcohol or Substance Use Concerns, Eating Concerns, and Mood Concerns.
Virtual Pamphlet Collection
An extensive collection of informational "pamphlets" on issues ranging from anxiety and depression to sleep and sexual orientation.
A computerized self-directed career guidance system designed to help you examine your values, skills and interests systematically and find those careers that most closely match your preferences. Career Services is available to assist students.
The following list reflects the Upstate Community. It is not an exhaustive list; for additional resources, please review Carolina Center for Behavioral Health's resource list. You can also consult with a counselor on the best possible resource for your given situation.
Counseling Services is located in Sansbury Campus Life Center (CLC) 224 and can be contacted by calling 864-503-5195.
AIDS, HIV, and Sexually Transmitted Diseases Information: 1-800-322-2437 -
Support group for family members affected by the disease of alcoholism - http://www.al-anon-sc.org
Alcoholics Anonymous: 864-585-1930
Please use the following link to locate your region in order to identify meetings - http://www.area62.org/
Brain Injury Association of SC: 803-731-9823 - http://www.biausa.org/sc/
Carolina Pregnancy Center, Spartanburg, SC: 864-582-4673 - http://carolinapregnancy.org/
Carolina Center for Behavioral Health: 864-235-2335
Provides in-patient and intensive outpatient services for persons with emotional and psychological problems. Also provides in-patient treatment for those with drug and alcohol related problems.- https://www.thecarolinacenter.com/
Children’s Advocacy Center, Spartanburg, SC: 864-515-9922
The center provides treatment services for children who have been abused. - www.cacsp.org
Compass of Carolina, Greenville, SC: 1-800-203-9692
Provides variety of counseling services - http://www.compassofcarolina.org/
Greater Spartanburg Ministries: 864-585-9371
Provides emergency food and emergency financial assistance for power and heat bills. Student will need to bring I.D. and income information to document need - http://www.greaterspartanburgministries.org/
Health Department, 151 E. Wood Street, Spartanburg, SC: 864-596-3305
Provides array of health related services including family planning, HIV/STD testing, WIC program, and immunizations.
Narcotics Anonymous: 1-800-407-7195
Safe Harbor, Greenville, SC – Rape Crisis Coalition: 864-467-3633 - http://safeharborsc.org/
Safe Homes, Spartanburg, SC – Rape Crisis Coalition: 1-800-273-5066 or 864-583-9803 - http://shrcc.org/
St. Luke’s Free Medical Clinic, Spartanburg, SC: 864-542-2273 x15 to apply. Services are available to Spartanburg County residents who have no health insurance, Medicaid, or Medicare.
Salvation Army, Spartanburg, SC: 864-576-6670
Provides financial assistance and social services - https://www.salvationarmycarolinas.org/spartanburg/
Serenity Place, Greenville, SC: 864-467-3751
Residential, long term (more than 30 days) drug treatment program for pregnant women and women with children.
South Carolina Consumer Credit Counseling: 1-800-769-3571
Provides budget counseling, debt repayment services, and a variety of additional money-related services. Sliding fee scale.
South Carolina Legal Services: 1-888-346-5592 - www.sclegal.org
South Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation Department, Spartanburg, SC: 864-585-3693 - https://scvrd.net/
Spartanburg Area Mental Health Center: 864-585-0366
Provides diagnosis and treatment of persons with emotional and psychiatric illness - http://www.sparmhc.org/
Spartanburg County Department of Social Services: 864-596-3001 - https://dss.sc.gov/contact/spartanburg/
Spartanburg County First Steps: 864-327-4900
Available to Spartanburg County residents who need quality daycare. Parenting training and referral also provided.
Spartanburg Housing Authority: 864-598-6000 - https://www.shasc.org/
The Forrester Center: 864-582-7588
Provides outpatient drug and alcohol counseling and prevention services - http://www.theforrestercenter.org/
Veteran’s Center, Greenville, SC: 864-271-2711 - https://www.va.gov/directory/guide/facility.asp?ID=410
Westgate Family Therapy Training Institute: 864-583-1010
Provides marriage and family counseling - http://westgatefti.org/
Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 - https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/
The Jed Foundation - https://www.jedfoundation.org/
The Trevor Project: 1-866-488-7386
A national confidential crisis intervention hotline for LGBTQ youth (ages 13-24 years old). Text and online chat options available - http://www.thetrevorproject.org/