Counseling for Regional and Online Students

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Emergency Numbers

Child Abuse/Adult Abuse Hotline

Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline
Offers crisis intervention, information, literature, and referrals to thousands of emergency, social services, and support resources
800-4-A-CHILD (800-422-4453)
Florida Center for Recovery, Inc.
Detox in alcohol and drugs
Domestic Violence Help Line (Merryman House)

Pregnancy Crisis Center
English hotline                                    Spanish hotline
800-822-5824                                      800-860-7165
Lotus (Sexual Violence Resource Center) Crisis Line
National Sexual Assault Hotline
800-656-HOPE (4673)
The National Domestic Violence Hotline
800-799-SAFE (7233)
Suicide Intervention Line   
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
800-273-TALK (8255)
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Crisis Hotline
800-442-HOPE (4673)
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Crisis Line
Crisis Text Line

Paducah Resources

Four Rivers Behavioral Health
Mental health, crisis stabilization, substance abuse, and developmental disability services.
425 Broadway, Paducah, KY 42001
270-442-7121 or 866-442-7121
Mercy Health--Lourdes Hospital Behavioral Health
Group therapy, individual, family therapy, and medication management.
Insurance and Medicare accepted (for 18 years and up)
1530 Lone Oak Road, Paducah, KY 42003
Dr. Janice Schofield
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist: Women's issues, families, couples, and children.
Accepts Humana, Aetna, Cigna, United Healthcare, Anthem, and most employee assisted insurances.
131 Nahm Street, Suite 9, Paducah, KY 42001
Christian Counseling Center
Individual and group therapy, child, family, and couples therapy. Accepts some insurances.         
2820 Jefferson Street, Paducah, KY 42001
Flynn & Owen Counseling Services PLLC
Adjustment issues, anxiety, child behavior problems, depression, grief, individual & family.
5120 Village Square Drive, Suite 101, Paducah, KY 42001
Lotus (Formerly Purchase Area Sexual Assault and Child Advocacy Center (PASAC))      
Counseling for children and adults, medical and legal advocacy, support groups, education.
270-534-4422; Sexual Assault & Abuse 24-Hour Help Line: 800-928-7273
All services are free.
Psychological Associates of Paducah, Inc.                                                                  
Individual & group therapy, child, family, and couples therapy,
2315 Broadway Street, Paducah, KY 42001
270-442-8785 or 270-443-1784
Kelly Psychological Clinic
6025 Kentucky Dam Road, Paducah, KY 42003
Gordon Williams, PhD (specializing in eating disorders)
Ronald Kelly, Christopher Adams, and Robert Howard (Psychologists)
Merryman House Domestic Crisis Violence Center
Emergency shelter, crisis counseling, mental health support, financial assistance, housing stabilization, case management, and other related services.
Paducah, KY
270-443-6001; 24-hour crisis line: 800-585-2686
Psychological Wellness Group
Provide psychological services for children, adolescents, adults, & geriatrics, including chronic pain, chronic illness, women's issues, trauma, grief and loss, addiction, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, and stress. Provide evaluations for pre-surgical, disability, workers’ compensation, court, autism spectrum, ADHD, and learning disabilities.
1907 Kentucky Avenue, Paducah, KY 42003
Compass Counseling
Individual counseling, pre-marital counseling, and marriage counseling.
2204 Kentucky Ave, Paducah KY 42003
Accepts most insurance.

Madisonville Resources

Synergy Counseling and Wellness
Mental health and substance abuse counseling, yoga classes and workshops, yoga therapy
554 E. Arch St. Madisonville KY, 42431
Caris Counseling & Behavioral Health Group
Open to ages 7 and above, grief, divorce, depression, mood disorders, trauma, and abuse.
Offers technology assisted (online/phone) counseling.
Accepts all major insurances and Medicaid
4730 Hanson Rd. Madisonville, Kentucky
(270) 681-2273
Kathy Tichenor Counseling, LLC
Flexible office hours. Experience with children, adolescents, adults, families, and couples, working on issues including depression, anxiety, addictions, trauma, codependency, and life adjustment.
190 Madison Square, Suite D, Madisonville, KY 42431
Numerous insurance plans accepted, including Medicare.

Hopkinsville Resources

Mary Fran Davis
Family, marital, and individual counseling
1715 South Virginia Street, Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Mon-Fri, late afternoon and evening hours, by appointment only
Accepts all major insurances except Medicaid
Pennyroyal Center
Mental health, crisis and emergency services, intellectual and developmental disabilities, substance abuse
24-hour respond center: 1-877-473-7766
3999 Fort Campbell Blvd, Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Cornerstone Christian Counseling
Depression, fear, anger, parenting, anxiety, abuse, family, marriage
905 North Drive, Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Fees based on established fee scale that considers client’s financial situation
Cynthia Starling, LCSW
Experience with acute and chronic problems with depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, and codependency issues. Certified to work with victims and perpetrators of domestic violence.
1910 S. Virginia Street, Suite 208, Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Numerous insurance plans accepted

Tina Tomlinson
Marine Corps veteran. Specialties are trauma and PTSD, women’s issues, and anxiety.
1802 S. Virginia Street, Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Numerous insurance plans accepted

Henderson Resources

Lighthouse Counseling Services
Children, adolescents, families, and adults; wide variety of mental, emotional, behavioral struggles
Numerous insurance plans accepted
203 N Elm St, Henderson, KY 42420
ADAPT Counseling Services
Individual, groups, couples, and families
125 First Street, Suite 101, Henderson, KY 42420
Sara Sanders
Compass Counseling, LLC
Adults, teens, and children. CBT, TF-CBT, Mindfulness, Play Therapy, relaxation techniques, and more.
Open Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday.
Numerous insurance plans accepted
1970 Barrett Court, Suite 123, Henderson, KY 42420
Tamara James
Intervention Associates, PLLC
Works with clients to achieve individual, couple, and family healing from conflict, trauma, loss, and illness, including addictions.
Accepts Anthem, United Healthcare, and Medicaid.
210 3rd Street, Suite 2, Henderson, KY 42420
Terry Janelle
Family Options, Inc.
Works with individuals and families using mindfulness based therapies such as DBT, CBT, TF-CBT, and Reality Therapy.
Numerous insurance plans accepted
215 1st Street, Henderson, KY 42420

Fort Campbell Resources

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital 
Active duty service members, children, family
Adult behavioral health, child and family psychiatry service, marriage and family therapy
650 Joel Drive, Fort Campbell, KY
Adult Behavioral Health: 270-412-3247
Emergency Behavioral Health: 270-798-8500

Tips for how to access local mental health resources for online students in other locations

  • If you have health insurance, contact your insurance company to identify local mental health providers that are covered by your insurance carrier.
  • If you are employed, contact your employer to determine whether they offer any Employee Assistance Programs that provide mental health services.
  •  If you live near any colleges or universities, contact them to ask if they offer mental health services for community members.
  •  Contact your local Health Department and ask for a list of local resources.
  •  Ask your doctor for a referral.
  •  Ask friends and family for recommendations.
  •  Access online databases, such as Psychology Today’s Find a Therapist database at or  to identify options in your area.
  •  If your issue is related to sexual assault or sexual abuse, contact RAINN (Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network) at their 24-hour hotline (800-656-HOPE), and they can help you locate appropriate local resources.
  •  Contact an online provider, such as  or  that can connect you with licensed mental health professionals who provide online therapy services.
  •  See for additional suggestions.