Tuesday, February 10, 2015

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Online Screening for Depression

Depressed man
We all experience feelings of sadness at times. When faced with a significant stressor (e.g., ending a relationship, losing a job), such feelings often represent a normal reaction to loss or other stressful circumstances. These reactions tend to be brief and do not detract from one's ability to fulfill one's social, academic, or occupational responsibilities. On the other hand, some people experience a more intense and pervasive sadness, a loss of interest in activities they used to enjoy, or other symptoms of depression that seem to appear without reason and interfere with their daily life. These individuals may be suffering from depression, a common but serious illness.

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Tuesday, February 3, 2015

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Counseling Clinic Offers Academic Success Services

The Community Counseling and Assessment Clinic has always provided students at the University of Southern Mississippi with assistance in achieving their personal, academic, and career goals. With recent efforts on campus to help students, parents, staff, and faculty find resources for promoting student success, we are working to inform the Southern Miss community about the services we provide in addition to personal counseling.

As a first step, we have added a page to our website describing many of our academic success services. Our academic success services include but are not limited to the following:
These services are available not only to Southern Miss students but to students at local community colleges and high schools who are at least 16 years of age. Persons under 18 must have parental consent in order to receive services through the Community Counseling and Assessment Clinic.

For more information about our academic success services, visit our website or call 601.266.4601.
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