The Decatur Student Center was created in order to help students get through high school. It's located in room 207 of the career building.

Student center to add mental health seminars to advisement

September 4, 2018

There are a multitude of different mental health seminars that are being added to advisement this year to help guide students through high school. Administrators, counselors and other faculty members unanimously made the decision to add these lessons so that students will have another outlet to be more aware about their own mental health.

Decatur Student Center begins ‘wraparound’ services

February 2, 2018

In December 2017, the Decatur Student Center held its first event: a stress and anxiety information session with Riley, a therapy dog. These sessions have continued every Friday since. “From what I’ve heard in students in my classes, [the sessions have] been really appreciated,” junior Scott Johnson said.

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Life Inside the “Not-So Padded Walls”

November 29, 2017

Mary Lambert’s* glass was full to the brim with her newly discovered concoction, sweet tea mixed with raspberry juice.  She devoured her chicken nuggets dipped in honey mustard, sitting next to her roommate as they got to know each other. The growling stomachs, rush to get food and loud conversations were the only commonalities between her life at Ridgeview Institute, an intensive care unit in Smyrna, GA, and her life at Decatur.

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