Welcome to the Counseling Center!

Here you will find information about the services we offer; how to get started; 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). We hope you find the information on this site helpful and informative.


Free Online Screenings from the Counseling Center

Published June 23, 2016 By Kathleen Connelly
















Did you know that the Counseling Center's website offers free online screenings for a variety of different mental health concerns? Check out our screenings here, or read more for additional information!

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The Orlando Tragedy & Tips for Self-Care

Published June 14, 2016 By Sammy Hartley

Orlando Remembrance 2Dear Members of the Appalachian Community,

The Counseling Center would like to express our deep sadness regarding the tragedy in Orlando on Sunday morning. We grieve for those who were killed, as well as their families and friends.

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Need a Little Help with the Stress of Classes? And the Summer?

Published May 23, 2016 By Sammy Hartley

Check out the Counseling Center's Mindfulness Meditations page!

Here you can find a couple of meditations created by members of our staff. Mindfulness has many positive benefits. According to research, practicing mindfulness regularly can help you to improve your mood, decrease stress levels, and improve immune system functioning!

Feel free to listen or download these meditations. Good luck with classes and have a wonderful Summer!

Emergency Services

The Counseling Center offers after-hours emergency coverage for urgent mental health concerns such as suicidal thoughts, sexual assault, and other trauma.  Call the Counseling Center at 828-262-3180 and select the option to speak with the counselor on-call.

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

Prevent Suicide Block

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

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

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