Student Health and Wellness

Your health and well-being play an important role in your college experience. We provide health and wellness resources and education to promote your mental, physical, and emotional health.

Mental Health and Emotional Wellness

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Your time at college can be a positive and rewarding experience. However, it can also be a time of stress and challenge. To make the most of your college experience, CSM Counseling Services are available at all campuses to help you deal with your stresses and challenges. Counseling is confidential and free of charge to all currently enrolled CSM students.

Learn More about Personal Counseling

Hawk Feeder Micro-Pantries

Hawk Feeder micro-pantry

The CSM Student Association, in partnership with the President's Council, has installed micro-pantries, named Hawk Feeders, on each of CSM's four campuses to help address short-term basic needs sometimes experienced by our students and community members.

Learn More about Hawk Feeders

Lactation/Nursing Areas

Mamava Lactation Pod

Lactation areas at each of our three campuses offer working and student mothers private, clean, and calm places to pump breast milk or nurse a baby. All lactation spaces are cleaned daily by CSM’s Facilities Management Team, and hand sanitizer and disinfecting wipes allow mothers to clean before and after their personal use. 

Lactation Rooms are available at:

Heroin and Opioid Addiction, Prevention, and Training

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CSM is committed to educating students about the dangers of heroin and opioid addiction. Heroin and opioid-related deaths have increased drastically in recent years and is the leading cause of death in Maryland’s young adult population.

Breathe Clean at CSM

Alcohol, Smoking, and Drug Policy

The College of Southern Maryland is committed to providing and maintaining an environment for faculty, staff, and students that is drug-free, healthy, safe, and secure. Faculty, staff, and students are expected and required to report each day in an appropriate mental and physical condition, free of any illegal drugs and alcohol and capable of fulfilling their daily duties. CSM is smoke-, tobacco-, and vape-free as of January 1, 2017.

View our Alcohol, Smoking, and Drug Policy

Smoking Cessation Resources

Free Smoking Cessation Classes

  • Charles County Health Department offers free 10-week sessions. Pre-registration required. Call 301-609-6932 for class details or to request a Smoking Quit Packet.
  • Mary's County Health Department offers free 8-week one-hour sessions along with free medication to help you quit. Call 301-475-4330 or 301-475-4074 to enroll in class.
  • Calvert County Health Department offers free comprehensive 8-week program. Call 410-535-5400, ext. 359 for details and registration.

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