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Idaho State University

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a crisis?

What do I do if there is a mental health emergency/crisis?

What if I am having thoughts of suicide?

How do I get an appointment at the Counseling Center?

What can I expect from a Phone Triage Appointment?

Will anyone know that I came for counseling?

Will my counseling records be part of my academic records?

What services are provided by Counseling & Testing Service?

What is counseling?

How do I know if I need counseling?

Does it mean that I am "crazy" if I need counseling?

Why was group counseling suggested to me?

My care was transitioned to a provider in the community. Can I see a counselor at ISU instead?

Why was I referred to a community provider but a friend of mine wasn’t?

How much does counseling cost?

Does the Counseling & Testing Service provide supporting documentation for requests to have an emotional support animal?

What if I want more information?

Where should I go to get counseling if I am not a student?

What support services are available at CATS?