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Mental Health Resources

Crisis Resources: Clemson University and the local community offer many resources if you or someone you are supporting are in immediate danger or feel unsafe:

  • Call Counseling & Psychological Services at 864-656-2451 (after-hours, select option 2)
  • Call 911 for local emergency services (Police, Fire, & EMS) · Call Clemson University Police Department at 864-656-2222
  • Call the Suicide & Crisis Lifeline at 988 or Chat Online to access a trained crisis counselor.
  • Mental Health America Greenville Crisis Line: 864-271-8888 · Crisis Text Line: Text “Tigers” to 741741
  • Go to the closest hospital’s emergency department.

Therapy Assistance Online (TAO) is an online resource with over 150 brief, practical educational sessions covering over 50 topics and skills related to wellness, mental health and substance use issues. TAO aims to help you achieve your goals, through interactive sessions, mindfulness exercises and practice tools.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP): Employees and graduate student employees (GA) can access resources that are available through the Employee Assistance Program. With the University’s EAP provider, ComPsych, employees and their families can access various counseling, referral, and consultation services, which are confidential as the law allows and typically provided at low to no cost.

Psychology Today (off-campus service): You can use this platform to find a therapist (including telehealth-specific therapy), support groups, psychiatrists, and treatment centers in the geographical area most convenient for you.

BetterHelp (off-campus service): Some counselors in the area may have long waitlists or be unavailable to take new clients. This platform helps you connect to counselors faster. Should you begin services here, you can communicate with your counselor via text messaging, phone calls, or video conferencing.

Interpersonal Violence

Interpersonal Violence Response (IVR): Response Coordinators offer a wide range of support to students impacted by interpersonal violence (e.g., sexual assault, dating/domestic violence, stalking, etc.). Please visit the Interpersonal Violence Response website for more information.

Safe Harbor

Safe Harbor provides a continuum of services to domestic violence survivors and their children in Greenville, Anderson, Pickens and Oconee Counties in South Carolina. Their services include emergency safe shelter, safety planning, counseling, advocacy, support groups and other services. All of their services are confidential and free of charge. To seek emergency shelter, call their 24/7 line at 1-800-291-2139 (select option “1” to speak with someone). To seek community-based services (non-shelter services including advocacy, classes, counseling and assistance with an Order of Protection), you may complete an online intake form for community services (including counseling, advocacy, or classes) or assistance with an Order of Protection.

Academic Assistance

Title IX Office: Title IX Coordinator, Alesia Smith,, 864-656-3181
Deputy Title IX Coordinator: Monique Harmon, or 864-656-8575

Victim Advocates

Clemson University Police Department: Michelle Young, 864-656-5256,
Clemson City Police Department: Sonya Morton,

Pregnancy Support

Foothills Care Center: They offer free pregnancy tests, ultrasounds, counseling services, baby items, lactation consultation, doula, and recovery and healing services. 864-655-6200, 107 Wall Street, Suite 2, Clemson, SC 29631 and 864-882-8796, 207 Main Street, Seneca, SC 29678.
Hope Women’s Center: They offer free pregnancy tests, baby clothes, baby supplies, counseling, and spiritual support. 864-855-8500, 879 Gentry Memorial Highway, Easley, SC 29640.