Student Behaviors

Major Depression Disorder is the most prevalent mental health disorder in the United States. Most people feel sad or low at some point in life. To distinguish if your condition or someone you know has major depression the symptoms must be present for most of the day every day or nearly every day for at least two weeks.


Common Symptoms of depression:

Depression Signs & Symptoms
  • Apparent or reported persistent sadness
  • Feeling sad or empty
  • Lack of interest in previously enjoyable activities
  • Reduced or Increased sleep
  • Feelings of worthlessness, hopelessness, guilt
  • Depression Role Play
  • Agitation, restlessness, irritability
  • Fatigue and loss of energy
  • Inability to think or concentrate, or making decisions
  • Changes in appetite or weight
  • Recurrent thoughts of death or suicide, suicide attempt or plan for completing suicide

If you still have questions please contact Student Health and Counseling Services at (731) 881-7750.


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Emergency and Crisis

Emergency | 911

UTM Department of Public Safety | (731) 881-7777

UTM SHCS Mental Health Crisis Line | (731) 881-7743

Crisis Text Line | Text 'TN' to 741741 to begin texting

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline | 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

LGBTQ TrevorLifeline | 1-866-488-7386

Pathways Crisis (Tennessee) | 1-800-372-0693


Local Resources

UTM Student Health and Counseling Services | (731) 881-7750
Lee Street, Martin, TN

Carey Counseling | (731) 480-0011
Hannings Ln, Martin, TN

New Perspectives | (731) 587-3545
Hawks Rd, Martin, TN

Pathways |(731) 885-9333
Mt Zion Rd, Union City, TN


Reporting and Support

National Sexual Assault Hotline | 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

WRAP - Wo/Men's Resource & Rape Assistance Program | 1-800-273-8712

TITLE IX | (731) 881-3505

Office of Student Conduct and Care | (731) 881-7703

UTM Care Team | (731) 881-7703