Students in Crisis
The counselors at GCC are available to help students handle emergency situations that create emotional or physical distress. There is no charge for counseling services.
Counseling Services helps students handle personal issues. Typical counseling is short term and focused on problem-solving and decision-making to overcome difficulties.
|Anxiety||Change in hygiene or appearance||Bruises, burns or cuts|
|Depression||Inappropriate anger||Tearfulness, crying or overwhelmed|
|Substance abuse||Bizarre thoughts||Agitation or acting out|
|Expressed suicidal thoughts||Threat to others||Disoriented|
|Violence and aggression||Emotionally disconnected or withdrawn||Difficultly sleeping|
Counselors are available during business hours to assist with emotional difficulties that warrant immediate intervention. Outside our regular business hours, contact the EMPACT Crisis Hotline, 602-222-9444, for assistance with mental health emergencies.
If a student in distress becomes violent or threatening, call GCC Public Safety immediately, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Mon. - Thurs. 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Fri. 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Please note: Service by Appointment Only
Tue. & Thurs. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
By appointment only.