Fall 2020 Update

Fall 2020 Update: Wright State University’s Dayton and Lake Campuses plan to return to teaching for 2020 Fall Semester on August 24 with a dynamic and flexible mixture of in-person and remote courses. Read more about our Right Here. Wright State. This Fall. plan.

Counseling and Wellness

Introduction to Counseling and Wellness Services

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


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 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 AT CWS. PLEASE REVIEW YOUR PHONE SETTINGS, AS OUR CALLS ARE COMING FROM PRIVATE NUMBERS, WHICH MAY BE BLOCKED BY YOUR PHONE. 

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.

For more information visit the I Live page.

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.

Request a presentation.

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 destinee.biesemeyer@wright.edu