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Oklahoma State is Here for You

Monday, February 10, 2020

College can be hard! There's deadlines, pressure and so much to keep track of. Don't let the hard moments keep you from achieving your goals. Mental health is an important topic and not something to avoid.

We want you to know we have resources and people here to help you with these struggles.

You Have Options 

Oklahoma State cares about your mental health and is here to help. We offer resources just for you to make sure your mental health is in check. 

  • OSU Counseling Clinic   / 320 Student Union 
    • The Walk-in Clinic is open Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. It’s free to students and involves meeting with a counselor for a brief session to answer questions and/or complete an initial consultation.
  • TAO Self Help
    • TAO is online assistance that is designed to help you overcome anxiety, depression and other concerns through guided activities. It’s available to anyone with an Oklahoma State email address.
  • Call SAM / 855-225-2SAM (2726) 
    • Call SAM, which stands for Student Assistance by Mercy. It has licensed counselors available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to respond to crisis, and provide a list of local counselors.
  • MD Live 
    • Students on the clinic waitlist are eligible for five free sessions with a licensed counselor via video or phone.
  • Reboot Center 
    • The Reboot Center is a quiet space to help calm your mind and body in 320W Student Union. They use stress management technology to monitor your stress and relaxation levels, helping you learn to lower your stress level normally. There are also fun stress-relieving video games!
  • Pete’s Pet Posse
  • OSU’s pet therapy program is here for you! It is the most comprehensive in the nation, and P3 pups are professionally trained and nationally certified to be the goodest of dogs. The dogs and their owners frequently make visits on campus. Check out P3’s social media pages for updates on where they’ll be, as well as the OSU event calendar.

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Mental Health Series

Oklahoma State offers various Mental Health Series on a weekly basis to give students the skills to handle stress, anxiety and to improve communication. All students are welcome and no registration is required. All sessions are held in the Reboot Center in room 320W in the Student Union. 

Campus Counseling Centers:

  • Student Counseling Center / 405-744-5458 
    • 320 Student Union, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
    • First four sessions are free, then it’s $10 per session.
    • Assists with all forms of consultation.
  • Alcohol & Substance Abuse Center / 405-744-5458 
    • 320 Student Union, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
    • First four sessions are free, then it’s $10 per session.
    • Specific assistance with drug and/or alcohol abuse.
  • Counseling & Counseling Psychology Clinic / 405-744-6980
    • 111 Public Information Office (PIO)
    • Individual counseling: weekly sessions with no overall session limit. For students, the first four sessions are free, then it’s $10 per session.
    • Counseling for students, staff and community members.
  • Center for Family Services / 405-744-5058
    • 101 Human Sciences West, Wednesdays & Thursdays, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
    • First four sessions are free, then it’s $5 per session.
    • Counseling for students, staff and community members. Special counseling for premarital, new parenting and co-parenting for resilience counseling services.
  • Psychological Services / 405-744-5975
    • 118 N. Murray Hall, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
    • The initial intake is $10, then counseling session fees are based on income. ($10 minimum)
    • Counseling for students, staff and community members offered through the DEpartment of Psychology.
  • University Health Services / 405-744-7665
    • 1202 W. Farm Road, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
    • Medical and psychiatric care.
    • Fees vary. Health insurance is accepted.

 

Oklahoma State is here to help

Cowboys, don’t forget OSU is here for you. If you’re ever struggling, be sure to speak with someone. Whether a faculty, staff, community mentor or advisor, we’re here to help you and connect you to these campus resources.

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