Personal Counseling

Sometimes the stress of managing classes, relationships and life in general can become overwhelming. NDSCS Counseling Services can help. Counseling is a process by which you and your counselor work together to better understand your thoughts, feelings and options. Even though you may believe that your problems are “not bad enough” or you may know someone else who has it worse, don’t wait to seek help while the problem gets bigger. Seeking help early during a stressful time is important. Services provided are free and confidential.

Students often wonder what can be helped with counseling. If you are experiencing any of the following, give us a call.

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Self-esteem
  • Stress
  • Greif and loss
  • Sexual orientation
  • Eating disorders
  • Sexual abuse
  • Domestic abuse
  • Exploration of values
  • Relationships
  • Substance abuse
  • Body image
  • Physical abuse
  • Rape and crisis
  • Thoughts of harm to self or others

If you are interested in taking an anonymous self-test click on the link below.

Mental Health Screening

Mental Health Topics

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

October is Depression Awareness Month

The Personal Counselor

Vince Plummer is the NDSCS Personal Counselor. He is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, a National Certified Counselor, a member of the American Counseling Association and a member of the American College Counseling Association. Vince has over 20 years of experience as a clinical therapist. Appointments are suggested, walk-ins are accepted if the counselor is available. To schedule an appointment, call 701-671-2286, ext. 3-2286. If you initiate a question in an electronic format it will be responded to; however, this form of communication regarding personal information is discouraged due to not being able to ensure privacy. Telephone calls are encouraged. If you are in crisis, please call Campus Police at 701-671-2233 or dial 911.

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