If you are on campus with a mental health emergency, call AACC Public Safety and Police at 410-777-1818.
If you are off campus dial 911 immediately.
Your college years can be among the best years of your life. They also can be stressful and challenging, both academically and personally. If this happens, you might benefit from additional support, which AACC offers through personal counseling.
Simply defined, counseling is an opportunity to talk over what’s on your mind in a safe and confidential environment. Counselors are professionally trained, objective and unbiased listeners who can help you figure out what might be getting in the way of your feeling successful and happy. They can help you learn new skills and develop different perspectives in looking at situations, so that you will be more capable of solving problems on your own. Counselors often can help you:
Counseling Services is now providing services remotely.
What can we do?
We provide free, personal counseling to registered students in a remote setting using HIPPA-compliant video conferencing platforms.
To make an appointment email or call us and a counselor will get back with you as soon as possible.*
*Emergency/Crisis Due to remote access and counselors fluctuating availability, if there is a concern of safety to self or others, call 911 or the Anne Arundel County Warmline at 410-768-5522 immediately. If you are on campus call 410-777-1818.
AACC’s counseling staff are master’s-level, Maryland-licensed, clinical counselors legally and ethically required to maintain the confidentiality shared by students with few exceptions. These exceptions include:
Please note that on occasion, in order to best serve you, it is possible that more than one representative of the counseling staff will have access to your records. While we do everything we can to preserve your privacy, be aware that there are limitations and risks associated with the use of communication using electronic methods such as email.