Counseling and Wellness Services offers a wide range of therapeutic services including group, individual, couples, and family therapy to registered Wright State University Students.
IMPORTANT UPDATE (3/20/2020)
Counseling and Wellness Services will be open for services 8:30 AM to 5 pm Monday through Friday. We will NOT be providing in-person mental health services. All services will be provided via telephone or other electronic means. If you are a current client or on the waitlist, you will be contacted by a therapist. If you are a new client, please call 937-775-3407 and we will discuss the process for beginning services at CWS.
Mental Health Emergencies & Suicide Prevention
A mental health emergency is an emotional or behavioral crisis that requires same day attention by a mental health professional. This may include, but is not limited to, significant changes in behavior that are not typical of a person, disruptive symptoms that interfere with a person's ability to meet the responsibilities of daily living, direct or indirect expressions of the intent to harm onesself or others, and/or the experience of a trauma. If you are feeling that you are a danger to yourself or others:
- Visit Counseling and Wellness Services immediately - we are located in the lower level of the Student Union in suite 053. You can reach us by telephone at 937-775-3407.
- Go to your local hospital emergency department.
- Call the Raider Cares line. Raider Cares is Counseling and Wellness Services’ 24-hour crisis phone service. You can reach the Raider Cares Line by calling calling 833-848-1765 [TTY: 314-485-4345].
- Text to the Crisis Text Line. The Crisis Text line offers 24 hour, 7 day per week text contact with trained crisis counselors - reach them by texting "LISTEN" to 741-741 The Crisis Text Line is NOT affiliated with Counseling and Wellness Services or WSU.
- Information regarding additional local, state, and national hotlines, click here.
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Health Promotion & Outreach Programming
Health Promotion empowers students with the knowledge and skills needed to support healthy decision-making for lifelong wellness, community engagement, and goal attainment.
This office is responsible for student-oriented programs, outreach, informational campaigns, and advocacy for topics related to: bystander empowerment, healthy relationships, consent, gender-based violence prevention, suicide prevention, resilience, stress management, and overall mental health and wellness.
Learn more about the Got a Minute Bystander Intervention program.
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To get involved, contact Destinee Biesemeyer, Coordinator for Health Promotion at (937) 775-3407 or firstname.lastname@example.org