-Counselors provide telemental health appointments via telephone and via Microsoft
Teams for routine treatment.
- Counselors provide telemental health emergency call-in appointments via telephone
to students who are experiencing an emergency, such as thoughts of hurting self or
others, experience of trauma, loss and grief, or difficulties with taking care of
basic needs such as food and shelter.
- All therapy groups and psychoeducational workshops are held virtually via Microsoft
Teams of Webex Meetings.
- Students interested in psychiatric services or should call Student Health (706-721-3448)
for an appointment with a psychiatrist.
If you have not seen a counselor at SCAPS before, or it has been a long time since
you last saw a counselor at SCAPS, and you are interested in getting connected to one,
please call 706-737-1471 to be scheduled with a telephone-based appointment. During
this appointment, you and your counselor will determine together which platform (telephone
or Microsoft Teams) will work best for you and your circumstances in terms of future
appointments. Our scheduling staff will provide detailed information on how you can
complete the new client paperwork and submit it to SCAPS before your appointment.
SCAPS will assist students with an emergency from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through
Friday. Please call 706-737-1471 to get connected with a counselor on emergency call-in
duty. After hours, please use the Georgia Crisis & Access Line (800-715-4225), which
offers free 24/7 phone counseling and can assist you with locating mental health resources
in your area. You can also download MyGCAL app on your phone.