The Appalachian State University campus is currently operating under SPECIAL conditions.

Coronavirus information

The university remains open, with emergency management protocols activated and operational modifications and precautions in place to support social distancing. In-person instruction has transitioned to a system of alternative course delivery. View the latest information on the App State Coronavirus Information website. Read the latest update posted 4/6/2020 at 5:20 p.m.

Read the Student Affairs Covid-19 Response. Updated March 31, 2020 at 9:20 a.m.

How to Help a Friend

Nearly everyday we ask of a friend, roommate, classmate, or peer how they are doing or feeling, and sometimes we get a meaningful reply! Friends can often be the first ones to notice changes in attitudes, habits, and behaviors that may be noticeable or sometimes harmful. Here we describe signs to watch for, ways to help, what to do when you are concerned about possible suicidal behaviors, and other helpful resources.

Should you have questions or concerns, or if you would like to consult with a counselor, come by the Counseling Center on the 1st Floor of the Miles Annas Building during our Initial Consultation hours, Monday - Friday: 8:30-11:00 a.m. & 1:00-4:00 p.m., or phone the Center at (828) 262-3180. Don’t feel like you have to handle it alone.

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

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