Self Care

: The provision of what is necessary for the health, welfare, maintenance, and protection of oneself.

BCCC Cosmetology Salon

The BCCC Cosmetology Salon offers haircuts, styling, facials, manicures, pedicures and an extensive list of other services. The Cosmetology Salon is located on campus in building 11. Click here for a full list of services, pricing, and current Salon hours. Please call (252) 940-6464 to schedule an appointment. BCCC Staff/Faculty get a 50% discount!

BCCC Barber Academy

The BCCC Barber Academy offers a wide variety of services including haircuts, beard and mustache trims, hot lather shaves, facials and much more. The Barber Academy is located at 238 West Main Street in Downtown Washington. Appointments & Walk-ins Are Welcome! Please call (252) 940-6480 to schedule an appointment. All senior citizens age 55+, BCCC students & employees, and public safety personnel with valid ID receive a discount. Please see the Barbershop Services price list for hours and a full-service price list. Click here for more information on the BCCC Barber Program.

Mental Health

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline - We can all help prevent suicide. The 988 Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals in the United States.

BCCC CARE Team - Connecting Area Resources to Everyone The CARE Team is dedicated to a proactive, coordinated and planned approach to the identification, prevention, assessment, management and reduction of interpersonal and behavioral threats to the safety and well-being of Beaufort County Community College students, faculty, staff, and visitors. Click here to make a referral. If there is an active or immediate risk of violence to self or others contact 911 or the BCCC Police Department at 252-943-8721. - Start improving your mental health and well-being today. shows you how.

Integrated Family Services - IFS provides Tailored Care Management to children and adolescents with mental illness and/or substance use issues.

The JED Foundation – Helping you manage your emotional health, cope with challenges, and support the people in your life.

NAMI NC - Offers no-cost mental health services. We help those with a mental illness, their families, caregivers, & friends. You are not alone!

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) - Provides advocacy, education, support and public awareness so that all individuals and families affected by mental illness can build better lives.

National Institute of Mental Health - Mental health includes emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, act, make choices, and relate to others. Mental health is more than the absence of a mental illness—it’s essential to your overall health and quality of life. Self-care can play a role in maintaining your mental health and help support your treatment and recovery if you have a mental illness.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) - SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. 1-800-662-HELP (4357).

The Trevor Project - The leading suicide prevention and crisis intervention nonprofit organization for LGBTQ young people. We provide information & support to LGBTQ young people 24/7, all year round.

Please note, individuals can call or text “988” 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week to access the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline.