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Community Resource Directory:

The following is a directory of links to various types of community, state, and national resources that you may find helpful. Telephone numbers are included with agencies that do not have a website. The agencies included in this directory are not affiliated with Jackson State Community College or the Counseling and Career Center. The directory is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be an endorsement of any agency. Individuals utilizing this directory will be responsible for any cost may be incurred with the use of these services.

The information provided in the links is not under the control of Jackson State Community College. The College as well as the Counseling and Career Center staff is not responsible for the contents of any linked site. Jackson State Community College and the Counseling and Career Center staff assumes no liability for any acts or omission by third parties or transactions that occur between individuals utilizing this directory and the agencies listed.

2016 Community Resource Directory

Please forward any concerns regarding the resource links and/or disabled links to Annette Deaton at

Mental Health Counseling Centers:

Sometimes we just need someone to talk to. Jackson State offers brief counseling services free to currently enrolled students. The Counseling Office is in Room 133 of the Student Center and staff accept walk-ins and appointments.

If more help is needed, the community offers both public and private services. The link below lists agencies and organizations you may contact. This is a general list of offices covering the Jackson State service area. We do not recommend any providers, but make this information available for those seeking services:

Mental Health Resources

Addiction Counseling and Treatment Resources

How To Help Someone With Depression: The Definitive Guide - This website provides information about depression including symptoms, who is at risk, types of treatment, and what to say to a friend with depression. Several resource links are also included on the website.  

Addiction Center - This is an online hub with information on various chemical dependencies and treatment resources to help guide individuals struggling with addiction find their moment of clarity.

Drug Treatment Finder - A comprehensive guide to addiction information and finding drug treatment centers.

Drug Treatment Finder Health Screenings - Several screenings are available. This program is confidential and anonymous. Immediately following the questionnaires, you will be given your results, recommendations, and key resources.

Drug Rehab - This website provides information for individuals who may want to learn more about drug addiction and treatment options.

Getting Smart On Study Drugs - One of the most drastically rising trends in middle schools, high schools, and on college campuses is the abuse of prescription stimulants otherwise known as "study drugs." This guide provides information on study drugs and why using them is not smart.

Top Mental Health Challenges Facing College Students - This guide helps to identify the signs and symptoms of common mental health issues for college students.

Mental Health Online Screenings:

Free for JSCC students; password: jscc. Screenings available for Depression, Alcohol Abuse, Bipolar Disorder, Eating Disorders, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.


Great resources free to JSCC students to help you work on a personal budget, debt recovery, paying for college, and the best ways to handle your money.

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Jackson-Madison County Anti-Drug Coalition:

This local Coalition works to educate the public and support parents with resources to stop abuse of alcohol, illegal and prescription drugs, and tobacco.