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CSI has adopted and implemented an alcohol and drug abuse prevention program.

CSI Personal Counseling

Our goal is to create a safe, supportive and affirming environment for all students. Occasionally, students encounter difficulties that challenge their coping skills and undermine their success in academic and personal endeavors.  Such difficulties might include alcohol or substance misuse. Our services provide brief counseling therapy to help students make satisfying career and life choices.

Counseling Services are located upstairs on the East side of the Taylor Building in the Center for Student Support and Connection Room (202 We are open Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please call 208-732-6260 or drop by our office for further information or to schedule an appointment. We have Licensed Professional Counselors on staff as well as Master's Counseling Interns, and appointments are available weekdays and weekday evenings.

Ryan Zaccone M.S., LPC
Jeff Jewell M.S., LPC

Community Services

Canyon View
Phone: 734-6760

Walker Center
Phone: 734-4200

CSI Campus Assessment Resource Education Team (C.A.R.E)

The College of Southern Idaho Campus Assessment Resource and Evaluation (CARE) Team (Previously known as Threat Assessment and Consultation Team or TACT) is a multidisciplinary campus threat assessment and behavioral intervention team that effectively assesses and addresses threatening and/or concerning behaviors. The goal is to intervene with someone before the behaviors escalate to a critical level. The CARE Team promotes a safe environment for all students, faculty, and staff focused on student learning and student development. The CARE Team Handbook seeks to formalize the college’s processes for greater communication, collaboration, and coordination of concerns regarding behavior.
CSI is committed to providing an environment that is respectful and supportive. If you have a concern that you believe impedes these efforts for you personally, or a friend or an employee, please report that information.

Student Health 101's

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Online Sources

TARC - Treatment and Recovery Clinic
Treatment and Recovery Clinic (TARC) strives to provide a holistic approach to substance use disorder recovery, Mental health management, family healing, and the development of associated competencies through the use of community-based Behavioral Health Services. TARC provides Intensive Outpatient (IOP) Substance Use Disorder Treatment, Recovery Support Services (RSS), Mental Health Services, and Life Skills Education to adolescents (ages 11-17), adults, and families

ULifeline is an anonymous, confidential, online resource center, where college students can be comfortable searching for the information they need and want regarding emotional health.

Half of Us (Sponsored by The JED Foundation and mtvU)
Mental health issues are a reality for millions of people across the country. Through Half of Us, mtvU and The Jed Foundation aim to initiate a public dialogue to raise awareness about the prevalence of mental health issues and connect students to the appropriate resources to get help.

SAMHSA - Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.

Emergency Situations

If you suspect an individual is in imminent danger of harming themselves, do not leave the person alone. You may call either CSI Campus Safety (208-732-6605) or law enforcement (911) to come to your location and escort the individual to Canyon View.

If you or someone with you is experiencing an imminent Mental Health Emergency:

Additional Services:

  • Crisis Center of South Central Idaho
  • Canyon View Psychiatric Hospital
  • CSI Mental Health Services