Welcome to the Community Counseling and Assessment Clinic's blog!

We provide affordable, quality counseling and psychological services to the University of Southern Mississippi and Hattiesburg community. For more information, call (601) 266-4601 or visit our webpage.


Here are some of the things you can expect to find on our blog:

  • Information about our services and upcoming events
  • The latest mental health news
  • Tips for promoting health and wellness

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

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Upcoming Twitter Chat on African American Men's Mental Health

National Institutes of HealthDo you use Twitter? We often think of it as a tool for chatting with friends, keeping up with breaking news, or sharing our thoughts with the world (here's some information on how to use Twitter for those who are unfamiliar with it), but Twitter can also be a great place to learn about mental health and interact with experts in the science and practice of treating mental health issues.

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Monday, May 30, 2016

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Summer 2016 Hours

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After the conclusion of the University of Southern Mississippi's break between academic terms, the Community Counseling and Assessment Clinic will reopen for services on May 31.

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Tuesday, May 10, 2016

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Mental Health Month: Life With a Mental Illness

Mental Health Month
May is Mental Health Month, and this year's theme - Life With a Mental Illness - is being described as a call to action aimed at encouraging people to share what the experience of mental illness feels like in order to help others who may be struggling to explain what they are going through, encourage others to recognize symptoms earlier, and to reduce stigma. The hope is that this campaign will help people be more comfortable in seeking the help they need.

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Wednesday, April 6, 2016

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How to Worry Less

Don't worryThe Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) is sponsoring a free webinar on anxiety by David Carbonell, Ph.D. on Tuesday, April 12 at 6:00 pm CT.  In "How to Worry Less," Dr. Carbonell will discuss the nature of chronic worry and explain how our efforts to stop worrying often make the problem worse. He will demonstrate how to reduce worry and refocus one's time and energy in other areas.

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Thursday, February 25, 2016

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Clinic to Provide Stress Management Workshop to Southern Miss Students

stress management
As part of our academic success services, the Community Counseling and Assessment Clinic will be offering a workshop on stress management to students at the University of Southern Mississippi. The workshop is part of a series organized by the office of the Associate Provost for Academic Excellence and is designed to promote student success and familiarize students with the services available on the Hattiesburg campus.

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Friday, January 15, 2016

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Spring 2016 Hours

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The University of Southern Mississippi's break between semesters concludes this week, and the Community Counseling and Assessment Clinic will reopen for services on January 19.

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