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Personal and Mental Health Counseling

Counseling is free and confidential for all Northwest students!

Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Mental Health counselors utilize a short-term model of therapy to provide professional guidance in coping with personal or academic stressors, resolving personal conflicts and improving emotional wellbeing.

*Students under 18 years of age will require consent from a parent or legal guardian to receive services. Please contact our office prior to requesting an appointment to obtain the appropriate paperwork: (662) 562-3320.

Telehealth sessions may also be available upon request.

To make a counseling appointment at the Senatobia campus:

Request Appointment

*If the available times posted do not meet your needs, please feel free to contact our office for assistance at (662) 562-3320.

Counseling, Disability and Testing Services
Tate Hall
(662) 562-3320

Amy Massey
(662) 562-3320

Rachel Allen, LPC-S
Licensed Professional Counselor
(662) 562-3318

To make an appointment at any of our other campus locations:

Request Appointment

Student Success Center
DeSoto Center, Suite 237

Harvey Hill, LPC-S
Licensed Professional Counselor
(662) 280-6124

How to combat Test Anxiety

Did you know that test anxiety is one of the most common concerns that leads college students to seek counseling?
Check out this video or contact our office for more information!


Simply calling or texting 988 or typing will connect you to compassionate care & support for mental health-related distress. #988Lifeline

For additional resources or questions, please contact our office.

Office hours are 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday, with holiday and emergency closures consistent with Northwest Mississippi Community College’s holidays and closures.


Mental Health Resource Center | The Jed Foundation

JED's Mental Health Resource Center
The Jed Foundation’s Mental Health Resource Center provides essential information about common emotional health issues and shows teens and young adults how they can support one another, overcome challenges, and make a successful transition to adulthood.

For additional resources, contact our office at (662) 562-3320.

If you require immediate assistance outside of these hours, please contact campus or local police, or go to the nearest emergency room.
For emergencies, call 911.


  • NWCC Campus Security: 662-562-3314
  • Lafayette-Yalobusha Technical Center (Oxford) Campus: 662-281-1951
  • Local Mental Health Crisis Line: 1-866-837-7521
  • Communicare Crisis Line (for Tate, Panola, Lafayette, Marshall, Yalobusha, or Calhoun Counties)
  • Region IV Crisis Line (for DeSoto, Alcorn, Prentis, Tippah, and Tishomingo Counties)
  • Suicide and Crisis Lifeline: 988
  • Parkwood Behavioral Health System: 1-800-477-3422
  • Emergency responders: 911