Information For Parents

General Information

Welcome to our Parents' Page!

If you think your child has an emotional, psychological, or substance abuse concern, please encourage them to call us at 717-871-7821 to set up an appointment. 

Learn more about us on Meet the Faculty and Staff page of our website. 

Services offered at the Counseling Center are free, professional, and confidential.

We hope the links in our resources section below are helpful.

Resources for parents

the journey of letting go

preparing your child to leave for college

The Jed Foundation, a nationally recognized organization promoting mental health care and suicide prevention for college students, provides a guide for parents of current or prospective college students:

 What can parents do?

The PFLAG website is a useful resource for parents of LGBTQIA+ students:

pflag: loving families

Advice and resources for parents who need help addressing alcohol use with their child:

college drinking prevention

 COVID-19 resources from CollegiateParent:

COVID-19 Resources for parents & families

Millersville University's page for families of MU students:

Millersville university: Parents & families

  • Contact Information

    Counseling Center

    3rd Floor Lyle hall

    Phone: 717-871-7821

    Fax: 717-871-7960

    Hours of Operation

    • Mon., Tues., Thur., Fri. from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Wed. from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Any changes to regularly scheduled hours will be posted in the Counseling Center.
    • Emergency: 911