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Depression & Suicide Prevention

We encourage you to visit or contact the CBU Counseling Center for personal counseling, consultation, or for referrals to an off-campus mental health professional or to a mental health facility. The Center also has information on recommended readings, local support groups, web resources, etc.

The Counseling Center is located in the Thomas Center, Lower Level.
Phone: (901) 321-3527.

Crisis Phone Numbers (24-hour free assessment/assistance) include:

CBU Campus Police & Safety (901) 321-3550
Crestwyn Behavioral Health (877) 260-8633
Lakeside Needs Assessment & Referral Center (901) 377-4700
Memphis Suicide and Crisis Intervention (901) 274-7477
Crisis Text Line Text 741741
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (800) 273-TALK

Web Resources:
Accredited Schools online has developed a resource guide with helpful mental health tips.
An educational guide to help students with mental illnesses with a focus on stress, anxiety, depression, and substance abuse. 
The JED Foundation links you to a library of mental health information including depression, suicide, drug database, etc. 
National Institute of Mental Health - This site offers sound information on symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of all mental health problems.
Scroll down to "Self-Help Brochures." 
Note: Printed copies of most of these brochures are available, free of charge, in the CBU Counseling Center
The lifeline provides emergency suicide prevention counseling from mental health professional in the closest available crisis center.
This site offers information specifically for college students, with fact sheets on adjustment to life changes, anxiety disorders and depression, eating disorders and depression, alcohol/drug abuse and depression, and suicide and depression. 
A resource for depression-related questions.
A resource for depression and suicide-related questions.

Disclaimer: Please note that the CBU Counseling Center does not claim that the information in these resources is exhaustive of information available, nor does it specifically endorse any service, support group, information, references, etc. provided at these web sites. Self-help resources can accompany work you might be doing in therapy or a support group, but self-treatment as a sole course of treatment may not be recommended. If you need expert assistance, please seek the services of a competent mental health professional. If deemed appropriate, referrals can be made through the Counseling Center.