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How Can We Help You?

As a student, you may experience a range of issues that can create barriers to learning and your overall success. These could include things such as increased anxiety, alcohol/drug problems, trouble adjusting and difficulty concentrating. As these stressors increase, it could interfere with functioning and making everyday decisions. Zane State College offers free counseling services to assist you with any needs you identify. Contact the One Stop for Student Services in College Hall for more information at 740-588-5000. Hours: Monday-Thursday 7:30am to 6pm.

Know the Facts:

-Counseling is available to all students and is completely free!

-Counseling is a great way to meet with someone in a supportive setting to start the process of reaching your goals.

There is no formal referral form, so students can schedule at anytime. 

Throughout the year, students receive helpful information about mental health awareness and education, ways to promote good mental health and resources on and off campus. Information may be given in a number of ways including at orientation, classrooms and emails. Heather Merry, ZSC's Student Support Counselor, is a licensed counselor available for individual and group counseling on campus as well as consultation.

How to Contact Us

Heather Merry, M.Ed., PCC
Student Services Support Counselor


Counseling is available by appointment or walk-in at the One Stop for Student Services in College Hall.

We're open Monday - Thursday, 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

To schedule an appointment, call 740.588.5000.


General Resources
Suicide Awareness

If you or someone you know has contemplated suicide, you are not alone. Click here to learn more about resources available, common warning signs and how to help.

Title IX

Click here to be directed to our Title IX resource page, which includes contact information for the Title IX Coordinator and complaint form.

Alcohol and Drug Resources

Click here if you would like to learn more about Alcohol and Drug resources in our community as well as general education.

National Resources
Jed Foundation
National Institute of Mental Health
Suicide Prevention Resource Center
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