Depression and Anxiety

Depression and anxiety are the most seen mental health conditions on our campus as well as in the general public. One in four people will suffer from a mental health condition in their lifetime.  

Signs of Possible Depression:

  • Loss of interest in things you used to enjoy
  • Disrupted sleep and fatigue
  • A sense of hopelessness, sadness, emptiness
  • Suicidal thoughts or actions/self-harm
  • Irritability/crying spells
  • Appetite changes
  • Trouble with concentration
  • Feeling poorly about yourself 
  • Weight changes

Signs of Possible Anxiety:

  • Feeling keyed up, on edge, restless
  • Trouble with excessive worry
  • Excess fatigue
  • Trouble concentrating/going blank
  • Irritability
  • Muscle tension
  • Sleep disturbances

If you suspect you may be suffering from depression or anxiety schedule an appointment with us today for a screening. 605-394-1924 or email counseling@sdsmt.edu.

Need Help?

We have a staff of counselors available to help you, anytime.

CONTACT US:
Office Phone:
605-394-1924
Counseling Email: counseling@sdsmt.edu
Location: Surbeck Center, Main Level (across the hallway from the Dean of Students' office)   

Duane Kavanaugh
Director of Counseling
MS, NCC, CCMHC, LPC/MH, QMHP
605-394-1924 or
605-394-6988  

Chelsey Groseclose
Counselor
LPC, NCC
605-394-1924 or
605-394-2719  

Megan Laskowski
Counselor
LPC, NCC


Counseling Brochure

Stress and Depression Screening Tool