Welcome to the Counseling Center!

Here you will find information about the services we offer in the Center; how to get started with services; our scope of services; links to a variety of free screenings and mental health resources; information about our prevention and educational programming; and details about training opportunities (doctoral internship and masters-level training programs) at the Center. We hope you find the information on this site helpful and informative.

Counseling Center Services
Emergency Information
If You Are Concerned About a Student!
How to Get Started Getting Help
Self Help Resources
Free Screenings and Prevention


Suicide Prevention Awareness Week

Published April 17, 2015

During the week of April 21 - 25 the Counseling & Psychological Services Center, our Suicide Prevention Coordinator, Elisabeth Cavallaro, and students representing Student Government, Greek life, the National Alliance on Mental Illness and other groups have planned and are honored to present a variety of events to mark Suicide Prevention Awareness week. This is a special week dedicated to remember those lost to suicide and to help prevent further losses.

Be sure to check with your professors about the possibilty of receiving extra credit for your participation and attendance in the week's events!!! A listing of all of the week's events, can be found HERE.

Final Tranfer Connect Events of the Semester!

Published April 8, 2015

Transfer Connect provides opportunities to meet other students, find even more things to love about Appalachian State University, and creating a better life in Boone as your earn your degree!

These workshops are especially designed to help meet the needs of and are just for transfer students at Appalachian! Receive extra credit - opportuities for door prizes - meet many new faces! The final two events are:

Stress Management—Finish the Semester on a Strong Note!

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S'MORGASBOARD: Diversity Newsletter for April 2015

Published April 1, 2015

The Counseling & Psychological Services Center April 2015 Newsletter Full Thumbnail Image and Link

is pleased to announce our Seventh Edition of the 2014-2015 publication

2015 April Diversity Newsletter

Download and check out this month's edition of S'morgasboard to learn what's happening around campus this month to increase your awareness of the diversity that exists at ASU! This month's edition of our Diversity Newsletter includes information about some upcoming events: Autism Awareness Month, Celebrate Diversity Month, and the following workshop: Reducing Stress with Mindfulness.

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Be a Mental Health Ambassador!

Published February 17, 2015

- We are Now Accepting Applications -

Want to Learn About Some of the Benefits of Becoming a Mental Health Ambassador?

Learn What You Will Do as a Mental Health Ambassador?

Want to Know How to Become a Mental Health Ambassador?

The applications and reference forms plus more detailed information can be found on the Counseling Center's webpage and/or the Mental Health Ambassadors' webpage.

The application materials deadline is March 31st, 2015.

Emergency Services

The Counseling Center offers after-hours on-campus emergency coverage (when school is in session) for trauma and life-threatening situations such as suicide and sexual assault. To activate the system, call the Campus Police Department at (828) 262-2150.

During operating hours, students in crisis can walk in any time.

Survive and Thrive - Suicide Prevention: Information and Training

Contact Us


Physical Address: 
1st Floor, Miles Annas Building
614 Howard Street 
Boone, NC 28608-2044

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 32044
Boone, NC 28608

Phone: 828-262-3180
Fax: 828-262-3182

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m-5:00 p.m

Walk-In Hours:
Monday - Friday:
8:30-11:00 a.m. & 1:00-4:00 p.m.

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