Counseling Services provides a welcoming and safe place for students. We know college is a place of transition. Whether a one-time visit or short-term coaching and counseling over several weeks, staff have a desire to listen to students empathetically, and provide students encouragement and support. Students are assured confidentiality.

Personal counseling is provided by a licensed professional counselor or a master’s level social work graduate student. All services are free for students.

Coaching and counseling provide the opportunity for students to:

  • Focus on one’s mental well-being
  • Work through past struggles, loses, and current challenges
  • Set goals Develop new habits and/or attitudes 

At times, students are referred to community mental health agencies or support services in order for them to be better served.

Mental Health Emergencies

If you are experiencing a mental health emergency, reach out NOW!

  • Text TN to 741741
  • Call 800-273-8255
  • Depression Hotline - 888-273-5174
  • Local crisis 1.877.928.9062
  • Turning Point, 24/7 Walk-In Crisis Center - 1.877.928.9062
  • Self-Harm Hotline - 877-455-0628
    Suicide Prevention Lifeline
  • Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network
  • TREVOR Crisis Hotline - 866-488-7386

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Contact Information

  • Office Hours

    Monday – Friday
    8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Office Room C2101, General Studies, Blountville


    Appointments are available on all campuses by appointment. Telehealth services are also available.


  • The Counseling offices are located in building C on the Blountville campus.

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Northeast State Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity or national origin, sex, disability, age, status as a protected veteran or any other class protected by Federal or State laws and regulations and by Tennessee Board of Regents policies with respect to employment, programs, and activities.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies:

Linda W. Calvert, Vice President for Inclusive Excellence & Sponsored Programs, P.O. Box 246, Blountville, TN 37617-0246, 423.323.0222

Please view Northeast State Community College's policy on nondiscrimination for more information.