All members of the Claflin family are encouraged to utilize Counseling Services as part of their support system.
Claflin University Counseling Services is dedicated to to helping students, faculty and staff maximize their sense of well-being and contributing to their academic, personal, social and career growth. We believe in the dignity, worth, and uniqueness of each individual, and we strive to provide a safe and supportive environment for those who seek counseling.
Confidentiality and privacy are maintained in ALL services in the Counseling Center.
If you need someone to talk to:
Claflin University Counseling Center
Sadie Jarvis, Director of Counseling 1-803-535-5285
Cassandra Keller, Mental Health Specialist - 1-803-535-5033
Immediate Crisis Counseling
SCDMH – Community Crisis Hotline – 1-833-364-2274
Suicide Prevention Hotline – 1-800-273-8255
National Hopeline Network - 1-800-784-2433
Self-Harm Hotline - 1-800-366-8288
Therapy Online Options: These services are provided at a cost to consumers.
www.betterhelp.com (Cost is between $40 - $70 per week)
www.talkspace.com (Cost is between $65 - $100 per week) 1-800-273-8255
www.online-therapy (Cost is between $40 - $80 peer week)
www.cimhs.com (Cost varies)
Counseling/ ADA Services
National Suicide Lifeline
24/7 support for anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress
---Online Suicide Resources
A comprehensive collection of web-based suicide resources featuring a section for college students and the LGBT community.
Detox is the first step in recovery from drug or alcohol abuse. An alarming number of students are attempting to self-detox from drugs, and the results have been disastrous. Much of this problem can be traced to a lack of detox-related resources.
This program utilizes a short term model to help students cope with the challenges of college life such as adjustment difficulties, academic-related stress and relationship problems.
- Coping skills
- Crisis management/intervention
- Life transitions
- Sexual assault
- Substance abuse
- Domestic violence
- Assertiveness training
- Stress management
- Anger management
- Personal & Family relationships
- Community agency referrals
- Group Counseling
- Health and wellness
- Addressing male/female issues
- Meditation and stress management
- Enhancing mind, body, spirit and creative self
- Outreach and consultation
Counseling Services offers educational programming for student organizations, residential halls, fraternities and sororities and academic departments on a number of topics such as:
- Adjusting to college
- Conflict resolution
- Crisis intervention
- Diversity and Inclusion
- Eating disorders
- Self-esteem issues
- Grief and loss
- Time management
Individual consultation is provided for faculty, staff, residential life managers and assistants regarding mental health situations with students.