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Counseling Assistance Program for Students

  • If you are in crisis, call the 24/7 National Suicide Prevention2 Lifeline: 988 suicidepreventionlifeline.org

  • What is CAPS?

    CAPS-Women-webCounseling Assistance Program for Students.

    CAPS offers:

    • Flexible Appointments: Day and Evening Times Available
    • Confidential
    • Accessible Services
    • Free for SCC Students

    Who can use CAPS?

    SCC students enrolled in a credit course.

    How much does counseling cost at SCC?

    • There is no additional cost for counseling at SCC.
    • Each student can receive up to 15 individual counseling sessions and/or 10 group counseling sessions each academic year.

    What can I talk about in counseling?

    CAPS-Men-webWe provide free and confidential help to enrolled SCC students for a variety of experiences, including:

    • Stress
    • Anxiety
    • Depression
    • Body Image
    • Grief
    • Eating Disorders
    • Trauma
    • Sexuality
    • Identity
    • Substance Use
    • Relationships

    Why is CAPS beneficial at SCC?

    • Mental health is important for all students
    • Investing in your mental health improves performance, attendance, retention and long-term success
    • CAPS increases campus and community support networks

    What can I do to help a friend or family member?

    1. Listen
      • Ask how they are doing
      • No judgment
    2. connect
      • Help connect to resources
      • Visit MyLink
    3. Follow Up
      • Offer to check in again soon

    CAPS at SCC wants to be a part of YOUR Path to Possible.