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GTCC Statement on Racial Injustice, Political Change, and the Global Pandemic

The Counseling Center extends our empathy and support to all that are affected by recent distressing events. Threatening and violent acts, the contentious political environment, racial injustice, and the unremitting stresses of a global pandemic are deeply disturbing. We all share in the responsibility to speak out against hatred and racism and to speak for justice. Moreover, we understand the impact of social disconnection, and increased morbidity and mortality caused by the global pandemic. The Counseling Center recognizes that both the singular and cumulative effect on our students, especially BIPOC populations, can be directly and indirectly emotionally impactful and possibly traumatizing. The Counseling Center continues to stand with our students against racial injustice and foster a space of hope and healing as we work through these issues together.

Managing stress related to political change (apa.org)

We also encourage you to connect with your campus community and student cultural organizations for support: Organizations - Georgia Institute of Technology (campuslabs.com)

Peer Coaching

The Peer Coaching Program (PCP) was developed by the Counseling Center to offer an innovative way for Tech students to access a unique type of support to facilitate academic and personal success.

Collegiate Recovery

The Georgia Tech Collegiate Recovery Program provides support and a safe environment to help students achieve growth and success in their recovery and academic journey.

Let's Talk

A program that provides easy access to informal confidential consultations with Georgia Tech counselors where counselors hold walk-in hours at various sites across campus throughout the week.

Satellite Counseling

Satellite locations improve accessibility for students by providing counseling in places where students spend most of their time. Placing a counselor in an academic department helps to destigmatize mental health and may serve those who might hesitate to go to our central location for counseling.

The information contained throughout these pages is not intended to substitute for actual counseling or other psychological services. To connect with a counselor, please refer to the other pages on this site for more information about our services. Self-help resources and external links may provide useful information about topics relevant to counseling and mental health, their listing here, however, does not indicate endorsement by the Counseling Center.