Counseling and Wellness

Introduction to Counseling and Wellness Services

Important Update

We're open remotely for services from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. If you are a new client, please call 937-775-3407 and leave a message including your name, phone, and UID number. We will return your call to discuss the process for beginning services. Our calls are coming from private numbers which may be blocked by your phone.

Counseling and Wellness Services offers a wide range of therapeutic services including group, individual, couples, and family therapy to registered Wright State University students.

Mental Health Emergencies and 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 oneself or others, and/or the experience of trauma.  If you are feeling that you are a danger to yourself or others:

  • Contact Counseling and Wellness Services immediately. 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 833-848-1765 [TTY: 314-485-4345].
  • Text to the Crisis Text Line. The Crisis Text line offers 24-hour, 7-days 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 Wright State University.
  • For information regarding additional local, state, and national hotlines, click here.

For more information visit the I Live page.

Health Promotion and 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.