Groups

New Pathways

Counseling Services provides the New Pathways Program for students who have violated the JSU Student Code of Conduct by committing a drug or alcohol offense. The program is psycho-educational and involves individualized assessment and group participation. Referrals are accepted from JSU Community Standards and Ethics , JSU and community law enforcement, probation/court referral officers, various JSU departments (e.g.: housing, student health, faculty, etc.) and self- referrals.

Meeting Times: Wednesdays,  2:00 - 3:00 p.m., Thursdays,  10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Place:  Counseling House, 147 Trustee Circle
Contact  tgoggins@jsu.edu 


Active Minds

Active Minds is a student-led organization whose purpose is to change the conversation on campus about mental health issues. This group strives to provide understanding and a supportive environment where students are able to openly discuss mental health. Members of Active Minds seek to educate their peers, reduce the stigma associated with mental health conditions, promote mental wellness, and encourage their peers to seek help when necessary.

Membership is open to all current JSU students and alumni with an interest in mental health.

Meeting Time:  2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Place:  1101C Houston Cole Library
Contact:  wjones13@stu.jsu.edu 


Common Ground Recovery Group

The group is an open group meeting for students and community members in recovery from substance use disorders.

Meeting Time:  Wednesdays,  7:00 p.m.
Place:  1101C Houston Cole Library
Contact:  lmccauleyjr@jsu.edu 


Full Spectrum Support Group

A support group for students who identify as LBGTQ+.

Meeting Time:  Mondays, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Place:  Memorial Room, International House Basement
Contact:  kpodell1@jsu.edu 


Creative Arts Therapy Sessions (CATS)

An expressive arts group for female students coping with stress, anxiety, and depression.

Meeting Time:  Thursdays, 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Place:  Counseling House, 147 Trustee Circle
Contact:  lmjohnston@jsu.edu 


Grief Support Group

For students who are coping with grief due to death or loss.

Meeting Time:  Mondays, beginning February 10, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Place:  Counseling House, 147 Trustee Circle
Contact:  tgoggins@jsu.edu 


JSU Peer Educators

A student-led organization focusing on healthy choices and decision-making for college students.

Meeting Time:  varies
Place:  varies
Contact:  jwetzel1@jsu.edu