Jefferson Community College Launches META Mental Health Counseling Platform
Jefferson Community College (SUNY Jefferson), a public community college in Watertown, New York, is now offering online counseling services for all students. SUNY Jefferson has partnered with META Teletherapy, the nation’s first platform for college mental wellness, to provide students with confidential and easy access to marketplace of licensed providers.

SUNY Jefferson students can download the free META mobile app and connect to a marketplace of licensed counselors, therapists, and clinical social workers for private counseling sessions via chat, video, or voice calls. Jefferson Community College will cover the counseling session costs for students without have insurance.

College students throughout the nation struggle with mental health issues including anxiety, depression, trauma, and adjusting to growing academic pressure. META offers students a convenient, private, and secure way to connect to a counselor on their terms.

The marketplace of providers on META are highly rated, with 98% receiving a 5/5 score from students following their sessions. Students on META can choose their own counselor and filter providers by characteristics most important to them, including ethnicity, language, gender, therapy style and more. Once a student sends a chat message to their chosen provider, they receive a reply in just hours to schedule a session at a time that works for them, including evenings and weekends.

With META, all Jefferson Community College students have an easy way to receive the support they need to succeed in college and in their lives. META also includes self-service content pushed out weekly through the app to support students throughout the year.

About SUNY Jefferson Community College: Strong academics at an accredited institution, personalized support, high graduation and job placement rates, and competitive tuition make Jefferson a college of choice and extremely valuable. Jefferson has deep roots in the Watertown, New York area, but today draws students from across the state and around the world. It’s one of 64 campuses in the State University of New York (SUNY) system. Jefferson serves soldiers and families at nearby Fort Drum, offers early college credit for high school students, and teams up with other institutions to provide on-site bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Full-time students can live in a modern residence hall, while athletic, cultural, and student-driven events make for a lively campus that rivals bigger schools. Learn more at sunyjefferson.edu.