The Counseling Center is here for you

As a PPCC student you get free mental health counseling sessions. We know school can be difficult to cope with and we care about your well-being and success.

For Emergencies

If you or someone you know is in danger of harming themselves or someone else, IMMEDIATELY call 911 or go to the nearest hospital emergency room. If you are on a PPCC campus, call Campus Police at 502-2900.

What's New

LGBQ Support Group at DTSC S209-- 6-week group from 2:30-3:30pm. September 12-October 17, 2019. email Jennifer.Scott@ppcc.edu for details and to sign up for class. 

15-week Fathering Class- a partnership with the Center on Fathering. Class is 3:30pm-5pm ever Wednesday starting September 4, 2019 through December 11, 2019. Prizes each week. email carrie.finkill@ppcc.edu for more info.

FREE Mental Health First Aid classes for PPCC students. 8 hour class to learn fundamentals of mental health issues and how to intervene until professional help is established.  One day certification classes are offered on Friday, September 13, 2019 in A167b at Centennial campus from 8:30am-5pm and November 15, 2019 in A226 at Centennial campus from 8:30am-5pm. email carrie.finkill@ppcc.edu for details. 

Suicide Prevention tabling at all three campuses- free suicide and depression screenings and other info about suicide prevention and mental health resources.  Tabling events will be:

September 24, 2019 @Centennial Campus from 11am-2pm in the Rotunda

September 25, 2019 @Rampart Campus from 11am-2pm in the Atrium

September 26, 2019 @DTSC from 11am-2pm in lobby

No More Secrets Symposium: Breaking through Barriers- October 4-5, 2019 at Centennial Campus. No More Secrets aims to combat mental health stigma in local communitied of color and to connect individuals and families with the resources they need. The symposium is Free. See ppcc.edu/no-more-secrets for more info or call 719-502-4782 for more info. 

What we offer

The Counseling Center offers:

  • Appointments with professional mental health counselors
  • Short-term intervention (up to six sessions per mental health issue)
  • Referral to community resources to help students adjust to, cope with, and succeed in college.
  • Crisis intervention

For more information and/or to schedule an appointment with a professional mental health counselor,

please call 502- 4782 or click here.

Why Mental Health Counseling is Important

Anxiety continues to be the most predominant and increasing concern among PPCC students at 61%, followed by depression at 58%, relationship concerns at 54%, and substance use at 3%. 2017-2018  CC department statistics

Methods of Mental Health Counseling

  • Solution-Focused Therapy
  • Reality Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing)

Safe2Tell

A toll-free, anonymous way to report things that threaten you, someone you know, or your community

1-877-542-7233 (SAFE)

*After Hours Emergencies Call Campus Police 502-2900

 

 

Trained navigators connect you with community and campus resources. Free and confidential; walk-ins or by appointment. Centennial Campus, Community Table, A312. Information: 502-4525.

Centennial Campus
(CC)

 Room C-201a & b
 719-502-4782

Rampart Range Campus (RRC)

 Room N107c

Downtown Studio Campus (DTSC)

 Room S126a

Hours for all Locations:

Office Hours:

  • Mon. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Tue. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Wed. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Thu. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Fri. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Sat. Closed
  • Sun. Closed

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