Priorities & Initiatives

Health and Wellness Task Force

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The Health and Wellness Task Force, a presidential task force, is working to create a culture of well-being and care at the Dayton and Lake campuses and raise awareness of resources available to help students, faculty and staff prioritize their mental health.

Provost Amy Thompson is chair of the task force. Members include leaders from across Wright State, including the College of Health, Education and Human Services, the Boonshoft School of Medicine, CaTS, Human Resources, Inclusive Excellence, Lake Campus, Public Safety, Residence Life and Housing, Staff Senate, Student Affairs, student government, University Center for International Education, University Libraries, and the Veteran and Military Center.


Spring Into Well-Being
February 20

Join us to "Spring Into Well-Being," with a day of events and activities to uplift students before spring break.

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Raider Resilience Week
October 2–10

Join us for a week-long journey dedicated to nurturing our mental well-being.

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World Mental Health Day
October 10, 2023

Experience a day of self-care and compassion on World Mental Health Day.



Any department, program or unit that would like to participate in wellness and mental health crisis intervention training should contact Huma Bashir at

Mental Health Services Available to Students

All Wright State students have access to Raider Cares, a 24-hour crisis phone service, at 937-775-4567.

Dayton Campus: Counseling and Wellness Services

Wright State students can seek confidential support services through Counseling and Wellness Services by calling 937-775-3407. Walk-in services are available at 053 Student Union on the Dayton Campus from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Lake Campus: Counseling Services

Counseling services are available to Lake Campus students in 187 Andrews Hall. Students should contact Kim Altstaetter at or 419-586-0398 to schedule an appointment.

Mental Health Services Available to Faculty and Staff

Wright State’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provides support services for all employees, regardless of benefit eligibility. EAP services are provided at no cost to employees and include 24/7 telephone access to licensed and experienced counselors and work/life balance services.