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 completion of Canvas Course Modules. 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: Schedule an appointment for an initial assessment prior to gaining access to New Pathways Course on Canvas
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 related topics. 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 Wednesdays, 5 p.m.
Place:  McCluer Chapel
Contact:  activeminds@jsu.edu 


Common Ground Recovery Group

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

Contact:  lmccauleyjr@jsu.edu 


LBGTQ+ Support Group

A support group for students who identify as LBGTQ+.

Meeting Time:  Thursdays at 4:30 pm

Place:  Room 2B, Houston Cole Library
Contact: jlfarr@jsu.edu 


Creative Arts Therapy Sessions (CATS)

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

Meeting Time:  Tuesdays, 4:30 p.m.
Place:  Counseling Center
Contact: kpodell@jsu.edu 


Trauma Informed Yoga Therapy

Contact jnix@jsu.edu for more information

Meeting Time:  Wednesdays, 1:00-2:00 p.m.; Thursdays, 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Contact:  jnix@jsu.edu


Body Positive

A group for students experiencing concerns with body image and their relationship with food.

Meeting Time: Tuesday, 4:30 - 6 pm
Place: Counseling House
Contact: lmjohnston@jsu.edu