Student Counseling

Student Counseling Service for NFC

What is the Student Counseling Service?

The SCS is a confidential FREE service offered to current students at North Florida College (current NFC identification badge required; must be 18 or have custodial consent). We provide assessment and short-term counseling, crisis intervention and referrals (up to 5 sessions per semester).

How do I schedule an appointment?

The program is provided by Suwannee River Counseling Service and sessions are held on campus. Times on campus may vary. Call Lori Pleasant 850-973-9469 for more information.

To schedule an appointment, call 1-386-867-1511 during normal business hours.

Where will the services be provided?

Please Note: On-campus sessions may be limited due to the COVID-19 precautions, but we are still here for you. Please call to talk with a counselor and schedule an appointment.

Counseling will be available on-site at NFC Madison, Florida. On-site service hours vary every other Tuesday.

24 hour telephone crisis counseling is available by calling 1-800-330-5615 or 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or Dial 211 and wait for the prompts.

Are the SCS services confidential?

Yes. Confidentiality is essential to the success of the SCS. Your SCS records are not included in any of your college records. Your confidentiality is protected within confines of applicable state and federal laws. Any information about you cannot be released without your permission or as required by law.

Who will provide the services?

The Suwannee River Counseling Service. Sessions are held on campus.

Why should I come to the SCS?

We can help you create solutions to your personal concerns, reduce stress and successfully balance your school and home life. We can help you find the resources to resolve issues with:

  • Alcohol/Drugs
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Discrimination
  • Eating disorders
  • Family
  • Grief
  • Relationships
  • Self-esteem
  • Sexual abuse/assault
  • Stress
  • Study skills
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Test anxiety
  • Time management