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Contact Information

Counseling Center
Wellness Center, McLean Hall II, Ground Floor
Weekdays 8:30am-5:00pm
(Summer Hours:  Weekdays 8:30am-4:00pm)
717-477-1481

The University Counseling Center is fully accredited by
the International Association of Counseling Services, Inc. 

As a client, all information you share about yourself will be kept confidential.  Only with your written permission will information be released to anyone outside of the UCC except as required by law.  Legal exceptions include the following: clear and imminent danger to you or someone else, reasonable suspicion of child or elder abuse, or a court order.  UCC records do not become part of student educational records.  While UCC staff members may consult with a supervisor or with one another, all staff members are ethically and legally bound to also treat that information confidentially.

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Campus, Community, & Online Resources

 

These pages identify numerous sources of additional support for personal and psychological concerns. In addition, the University Counseling Center maintains a resource library which contains additional materials that can be loaned to Shippensburg University community members.

Campus Resources

The following resources provide support for Shippensburg University students. Many students who seek counseling services at UCC also indicate multiple concerns such as financial aid questions, health problems, career concerns, academic problems, safety concerns and more. UCC counselors frequently refer students to these campus resources for additional support. Students can also contact the CUB Information Desk at 477-1693 for further assistance. Links to campus resources' web pages are made where available. When you select campus resource, you will be leaving the UCC web pages.

 

Campus Ministry  477-1672
Catholic Ministry  477-1244
Career Development Center  477-1484
Connections Program  477-1165
Dean of Students Office  477-1164
Disability Services  477-1364
Etter Health Center  477-1458
Financial Aid  477-1131
International Student Service  477-1164
Learning Assistance Center  477-1420
Multicultural Student Affairs  477-1616
Residence Life  477-1164
University Police  477-1444
Women's Center  477-1790

Community Resources

The following community resources may provide additional support for Shippensburg University students. Please note that since the town of Shippensburg covers two counties, Franklin County towards the west and Cumberland County towards the east, community resources may be specific to where the student resides while attending Shippensburg University. Please consult with UCC counselors for assistance in identifying appropriate community resources. The campus itself is located in Cumberland County. The Blue Pages of your telephone directory contains updated contact information.

 

Please look in the phone directory for the most current information 
AIDS Hotline 800-342-2437
Al-Anon/Alateen 257-1033; 866-711-3359
Alcoholics Anonymous

234-5390; 888-930-4589
800-296-9289

Catholic Charities 263-3765; 796-9201
CONTACT Helpline 249-6226; 652-4400; 800-932-4616
Crisis Intervention-Cumberland County 243-6005; 866-350-4357
Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers 800-472-8477
Cumberland Valley Mental Health Services 240-6325; 697-0371
Crisis Intervention-Franklin County 264-2555; 800-994-2555
Domestic Violence Services of Cumberland/Perry Counties 258-4249; 800-852-2102
Domestic Violence Information 800-777-1960
AA/NA Action Hotline 800-346-8711
Drug Help and Detoxification Hotline 800-339-9152
Franklin County Information & Referral 261-2561
Gay and Lesbian Switchboard 234-0328
Jewish Family Services 737-5349; 800-692-7254
National Certified Crisis Hotline 800-784-2433
Narcotics Anonymous 800-445-3889
Pennsylvania Department of Health Info. 800-582-7746
Rape Crisis Services 888-727-2877; 800-654-1211
Stevens Mental Health Center 243-6033; 888-243-6033
WIN Victim Services 264-4444; 800-621-6660
Woman Care Resource Center 782-2727
Carlisle Regional Medical Center 249-1212
Chambersburg Hospital 267-3000

Counseling-Related Links

The following online resources pertain to counseling-related topics. As you select a link, please note that you will be leaving the Shippensburg University Counseling Center's homepage. The links below have been selected due to their relevance and overall quality; some commercial sites are included.

Shippensburg University and the University Counseling Center are not liable for the content of these sites nor are we endorsing any of these links.

 

General Mental Health

Health.com
American Psychological Association- Help Center
Mental Health Net
National Institute of Mental Health
Psych Central: Dr. Grohol's Mental Health Page
Student Counseling Virtual Pamphlet Collection
Campus Blues
Texas Women's University Self-Help Library 

Abortion

Exhale...an after-abortion counseling talkline 

Abuse Recovery

Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR)
Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network (RAINN)
Survivors & Friends- Abuse Recovery
Male Sexual Assault 

Alcohol & Other Drugs

Alanon/ Alateen
Alanon
Alcoholics Anonymous
EROWID
Facts on Tap: Alcohol & Your College Experience
Narcotics Anonymous
Web of Addictions
Self-Scoring Alcohol Check-up
Hazelden 

Anxiety

Anxiety Coach
Anxieties 

Assertiveness

Assertiveness Skills 

Attention Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder

Children & Adults with AD/HD (CHADD)
Dr. Edward M. Hallowell
NIMH- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder; Decade of the brain
National Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) 

Cancer Support

American Cancer Society
National Cancer Institute 

Eating Disorders & Body Image Information

Anorexia & Bulimia Care (ABC)
Eating Disorder Referral & Information Service
Gurze books
National Anorexia & Bulimia Association
National Association of Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorders
National Eating Disorders Association
National Institute of Mental Health Publication
Optimal Eating
Overeaters Anonymous 

Eating Disorders: How to Help a Friend

When you want to help someone you care about
How to help a friend with eating and body image issues
Talking to a friend who may be struggling 

Eating Disorder Treatment Centers

Laureate Eating Disorders Program
Milton S. Hershey Medical Center: Eating Disorder Services
Remuda Ranch Programs for Anorexia and Bulimia
The Renfrew Center
St. Joseph Medical Center: Center for Eating Disorders 

Emotions

Emotions & Emotional Intelligence
How to Transform Negative Emotions
Managing Emotions Skills
Methods of Changing Emotions 

Gambling Issues

Gambler's Anonymous 

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, & Transgender Issues

The Advocate
Oasis Magazine
Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
Parents, Friends, and Families of Lesbians & Gays
Gay.com 

Grief & Loss

Crisis, Grief & Healing
Grief Recovery
Fact Sheet about Bereavement- heath.com
Coping with Loss
Counseling for Loss and Life Changes 

Health & Wellness

Diet Site
Prevention Online
Self-Help and Psychology Magazine
National Sleep Foundation 

Medication Information

Drug Info Net
RxList 

Multicultural Issues

Black Collegian Online
CelebrAsian
Latino Link
nativeculture.com
YOLK Online Magazine 

Personality Tests

Enneagram
Keirsey Treatment & Character Website
Kingdomality Personal Preference Profile
Queendom: Psychological Tests 

Self Esteem

Boosting Your Self Esteem
Building Your Self Esteem
National Association for Self-Esteem
Self Esteem Test
Self Esteem: What Is It?
Self Esteem & Self Management 

Self Injury

SAFE (Self Abuse Finally Ends)
SAFE BC
Additional Self Injury Information 

Sexual Assault

National Center for Victims of a Crime
Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR)
Survivors & Friends- Abuse Recovery
Male Sexual Assault 

Sexuality

Female Sexual Addiction 

Smoking Cessation

Smokefree
National Cancer Institute
Prevention Office on Smoking & Health
American Cancer Society
Lung Cancer Resources from OncologySTAT 

Spirituality

Belief.net 

Referral Information

1-800-Therapist
Finding a Psychologist
Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania
National Certified Counselor Referral Service 

Twelve-Step Links

Alcoholics Anonymous
Cocaine Anonymous
Gamblers Anonymous
Marijuana Anonymous
Narcotics Anonymous
Nicotine Anonymous
Overeaters Anonymous 

Professional Resources

American College Counseling Association
American Counseling Association
American Psychological Association
Counseling Center Village
Mental Health Licensure Test Review
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
National Association of Social Workers
National Board of Certified Counselors
Pennsylvania College Counseling Association
Pennsylvania Counseling Association
Student Counseling Centers on the Internet