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Program Partners


  • Bars, restaurants and nightclubs participating in CHEERS provide FREE non-alcoholic beverages to the acknowledged designated driver in a group of two or more

Marijuana eCheckup: 

  • is a marijuana-specific brief assessment and feedback took designed to reduce use amoung college students, The assessment take about 10-15 minutes to complete, is self-guided, and requires no face-to-face contact time with a counselor or administrator.

Alcohol eCheckup:

  • is an online tutorial program that educates on how the body responds to alcohol, including how to calculate blood alcohol content.

Student Health 101:  

  • Online health and wellness magazine just for students

Ask. Listen. Refer: 

The Missouri Southern State University Suicide Prevention Training Program was designed to help faculty, staff, and students prevent suicide by teaching you to:

  • identify people at risk for suicide
  • recognize the risk factors, protective factors, and warning signs of suicide
  • respond to and get help for people at risk

Keeping the Score:

  • It is important for people to understand that gambling is not a risk-free activity and that it is becoming increasingly important to learn risk factors, warning signs and strategies to protect yourself or someone you care about.

Drive Safe Drive Smart

  •  Missouri College campuses and  Missouri Department of Transportation are driven to help Missouri’s college students Drive Safe Drive Smart.


Counseling Services

Our mission

Counseling Services is dedicated to creating a positive, healthy campus environment and to helping students learn to incorporate principles of wellness into their lives. We assist students in acquiring skills, attitudes, and resources necessary for their success during and after  their collegiate experience at Missouri Southern State University. We provide an atmosphere which promotes their academic, personal, and social development. We contribute to the campus' broader academic mission by training and developing students and professionals, helping build an intercultural learning community and by developing collaborative campus and community partnerships. 

College students often have concerns

About relationships, self-esteem/identity, homesickness, anxiety/stress, grief, and depression. We offer free, confidential, and private one-on-one individual counseling with a trained professional.

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Office: Hearnes Hall 314
Reception Desk: 417-625-9324
Fax: 417-659-3726


Fall & Spring semester hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Last appointment scheduled for 4:00 p.m.)

Summer Hours: May 12, 2014 to August 4, 2014
Monday-Thursday 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Last appointment scheduled for 4:00 p.m.)
Campus is closed on Fridays