Counseling Services

Contact Information

Ms. Sherry Baker
Counselor / ADA Coordinator

Ms. Carmen Pfeifer
Counselor/ Career Services Coordinator


Tennessee REDLINE

The Tennessee REDLINE is the 24/7/365 resource for substance abuse treatment referrals. 

Anyone can call or text 800-889-9789 for confidential referrals.

TN Redline

DSCC mental health counselors are available to assist with student development and student success, helping students make wise personal and professional choices.

Sexual Misconduct

You may confidentially report sexual misconduct to a DSCC Counselor.

An institutional complaint can be filed directly with either or both of the following:

Follow the link below to resources for victims of sexual misconduct and the DSCC Sexual Assault Awareness, Prevention, and Survivor Guide.

Alcohol and Drug Abuse

Be aware of the health risks associated with the use of illegal drugs and alcohol.

Rethink Drinking

Do you need help?

Contact a counselor for a referral or seek help from CACAO in Jackson, Dyersburg Regional Medical Center, Northwest Counseling Center, Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous.


Suicide & Depression

If you or someone you know is considering suicide, dial 988 to reach the national Suicide & Crisis Lifeline.

The Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network (TSPN) is a statewide organization connecting Tennesseans to suicide training.

Reach out to a DSCC Counselor for more information on the following topics:

Coping Strategies

Managing Depression

Reducing Anxiety

Test Taking Tips

Tobacco Cessation

Dyersburg State facilities are tobacco free. Get free information and counseling to stop and stay stopped. Call 1-800-Quit-Now (1-800-784-8669) or join the program online.