• Individual, couples and group psychotherapy - Professional counselors provide supportive short term counseling to enrolled students.  College can be a wonderful experience but also stressful.  SCS is here to help students increase their coping skills so they can have a more successful college experience.
  • Medication evaluations and management - SCS has licensed medical professionals who can provide consultation, medication evaluation and monitoring.(See Frequently Asked Questions section #14 - #15 for policy changes effective summer 2013)
  • Professional consultation-Licensed professional staff is available to provide consultations to students, faculty, staff and parents.  SCS does not share any information about clients without written consent (see confidentiality section).
  • Referrals for specialized services - SCS provides student with community resources as needed.
  • Educational programming - SCS provides educational programs on relevant wellbeing and mental health issues such as access to healthcare, stress management, anxiety, depression, substance abuse, colds & flu prevention, sexual health, alcohol and substance use, and nutrition.
  • Emergency assessments - during regular office hours; after hours emergencies are referred to ACCESS (New River Community Services Board) or CONNECT (Carilion Health System).

Eligibility for Services

  • All enrolled Radford University students may be eligible for counseling services at the Student Counseling Services free of charge. Brief term counseling services are available.  If a student requires more intensive or longer term counseling, local treatment options and referrals will be offered.  Students are always eligible for emergency services.