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Student Wellness Center

The Student Wellness Center with clinical outreach counseling is one way NCC connects students with qualified professionals and community resources who can offer support.

SWELL Teletherapy

The Student Wellness Center’s clinical services are now offered via telephone or by alternative method during normal operating hours.

All sessions are confidential and fully HIPAA Compliant. Further, there is an addendum to the consent form that specifies alternative delivery, as this is different from in-person services.

A consent form will be emailed after an appointment has been scheduled, please reply I Understand and Agree or sign/type in your name, and return if capable. Also, provide the phone number or alternative method to be used.

Once scheduled, you will receive a phone call from a blocked number at the designated time. If you cannot receive blocked calls, Skype or Google must be used.

Students interested in scheduling an appointment should email preferred times to


The purpose of the Nash Community College Student Wellness Center is to empower the whole student with personal, social, and community resources for self-development and personal enrichment, thereby enhancing academic success and retention through improved student wellness.

Orientation Video

Clinical Services

If a student’s mental health disorder exceeds the scope of our competency, a referral will be made to a local community provider.

Empowering NCC Students:

  • Academic Success
  • Self-Development
  • Personal Enrichment

Offering Free Services In:

  • Crisis Intervention
  • Personal Counseling
  • Psycho-Therapy
  • Interpersonal Therapy
  • Recovery Support
  • Veteran Support
  • Support Groups
  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
  • Referral Services

Mental Health Screening Tools:

Victim's Advocacy

Victim’s Advocacy provides information about the criminal justice process and victim rights, referrals to other victim service programs, and assistance with victim compensation benefits and filing claims.


  • Adult Physical Assault (includes
  • Aggravated and Simple Assault)
  • Adult Sexual Assault
  • Domestic and/or Family Violence
  • Stalking (cyber)
  • Bullying (cyber)

Services Include:


  • Victim advocacy/accompaniment to emergency medical care
  • Law enforcement interview


  • Crisis intervention
  • Individual Counseling


  • Notification of case status, arrests, court proceedings, etc.
  • Victim impact statement assistance
  • Assistance with restitution
  • Prosecution/Law Enforcement Interview

For more information call (252) 451-8279.

Single Stop

NCC’s Single Stop office provides services and resources to help students address barriers. NCC provides these services at no charge in collaboration with both internal and external partners.

Need help affording groceries, child care, and rent? Get free, confidential one-on-one advice and help! Determine your eligibility for public assistance!

Complete the NCC Single Stop Screener Access Form to begin the screening process.

Benefits for screening

  • SNAP (Food Stamps), For assistance call (252) 428-7334
  • WIC
  • Medicaid
  • Health insurance assistance
  • Applications for childcare vouchers

Connections to Community & On-Campus Resources

  • Success Closet
  • Household goods
  • Food and emergency housing
  • NCC Library
  • MALE Mentoring
  • And More!

Income Tax Assistance

Other Services

  • Financial Counseling
  • Legal Referrals

North Carolina Problem Gambling Hotline

You may reach the North Carolina Problem Gambling Hotline at or by phoning 1.877.718.5543.

M.A.L.E. Program

The purpose of the MALE program is to provide non-traditional and traditional opportunities to help males who are enrolled in curriculum programs at Nash Community College to be successful.

Its vision is to see each of the MALE student graduate and/or transfer to a four-year university and gain successful employment.

To be eligible to participate in the MALE program you must:

  • Enrolled in curriculum classes at Nash Community College
  • Enrolled in Nash-Rocky Mount Early College Program and taking college classes
  • Having difficulty with classes
  • Currently taking fundamental courses
  • Striving to achieve success during and after school
  • Seeking a brotherhood of friends for support and encouragement working towards graduation
  • Wanting help to clear a path to graduation and a successful future

How to enroll:

  • Pick up application from the Student Wellness Center
  • Complete Application and return

National Suicide Prevention

The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

1.800.273.8255 |

Finish Line Grant

Are you:

Experiencing a financial emergency or unforeseen challenges?

In good academic standing (2.0 GPA or higher)?

Currently enrolled/completed at least 75% of a degree or credential program?

You may be *ELIGIBLE* for the Finish Line Grant

Finish Line Grants are available to assist with unforeseen financial emergencies such as:

  • Transportation
  • Auto Repairs
  • Child Care
  • Dependent Car
  • Housing Assistance
  • Utility Bills
  • Assistance with Books, Tuition, Fees, or School Supplies

Up to $1,000/semester/per student to assist with degree or credential completion.

For more information contact the Student Wellness Center at


Heather Christman
Director, Student Wellness Center
Heather  Christman
Phone: 252-428-7363
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Location: 2112
Sharon Barnhill
Assistant, Single Stop/SWELL
Sharon Barnhill
Phone: 252-428-7334
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Location: 2111
Jamal Pitt
Success Coach/Coordinator, MMM
Jamal Pitt
Phone: 252-451-8249
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Location: 2111