Welcome to the Counseling Center

Saunders Hall, Room 109 | Phone: 731-426-7619

Hours: Fall/Spring/Summer

Monday—Friday 8:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m.

Walk-Ins on Wednesday Are Welcome

Offering Hope With Compassionate Care

The mission of the Counseling Center at Lane College is to facilitate student success and to help prepare you for life beyond college. Our goal is to provide skill-building for emerging adults in the areas of self-awareness, emotional regulation, and academic achievement. We believe that a social/emotional approach to learning will enhance student mental health and wellness. We also believe this approach will contribute to a campus community that encourages optimal growth and development for our students.

Our Services

· Mental Health Screenings

· Crisis Intervention

· Individual Counseling

· Substance Abuse Awareness

· Group Counseling

· Consultations with faculty and staff

· Referral linkage to on and off campus supports

· Referral to community mental health providers

Our Promise

Mental Health is an important part of a successful college experience and a fulfilled life. The Counseling Center staff is committed to providing compassionate care and services for the Lane College community. Additionally, the Counseling Center supports and promotes students in making lower risk choices and promoting healthy lifestyles during college and in the years beyond. The Health Center supports you and your wellbeing.

Warning Signs

The following feelings and experiences are warning signs that someone needs to seek help:

  • finding little or no pleasure in life
  • feeling worthless or extremely guilty
  • crying a lot for no particular reason
  • withdrawing from other people
  • experiencing severe anxiety, panic or fear
  • having very low energy
  • losing interest in hobbies and pleasurable activities
  • having too much energy, having trouble concentrating or following through on plans
  • feeling easily irritated or angry
  • experiencing racing thoughts or agitation
  • hearing voices or seeing images that other people do not experience
  • believing that others are plotting against you
  • wanting to harm yourself or someone else

Good Mental Health is essential to student success!

  • Reduce anxiety, depression, social isolation, and support your education by:
  • Participating in self care activities to maintain or achieve optimal emotional health
  • Developing positive coping skills
  • Joining your peers and counseling center staff as advocates for a healthy campus community
  • Give us feedback on offered mental health services

Your emotional health depends on how you cope with problems and knowing when to ask for help. Check us out, and let us assist you in staying emotionally, mentally and socially healthy. All services are provided only for currently enrolled students and employees.

Confidentiality Statement:

All counseling records are confidential with legal restraints. The records are not part of the student’s academic records. Information will not be released without the student’s consent.

Emergency Contacts

FCC Universal Emergency Number | 911

Campus Security | 731-426-7531

Pathways-Mental Health Crisis Line | 1-800-372-0693

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline | 1-800-273-8255 (1-800-273-TALK) | Lifeline Chat/Text Available

Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault
Crisis Line | 1-800-273-8712
Local Office | 731-668-0411

The Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQ) | 1-866-488-7386

Jackson Madison County General Hospital Emergency Room
620 Skyline Drive, Jackson, Tn.
731 541-5000 (General Information)
731 541-6280 (Emergency Department)
Open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week

Do not be afraid to ask for help. Nobody gets through college on their own.

-Michelle Obama

Counseling Services

Saunders Hall Room 109 | 731-426-7562 |