The university remains open and is actively engaged in maintaining the safest possible learning and work environment.
Click here for the latest university COVID-19 updates.

For details about Student Affairs operations, see the Student Affairs Covid-19 Response. Updated June 10, 2020 at 8:20 a.m.

Resources for Mental Health during the COVID-19 Outbreak

Mental Health Resources/Supports

*Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19

*Family Therapist: Coping with Coronavirus Anxiety (Sponsored by UNICEF)

*Coping with Coronavirus stress, four mental health strategies to help you during the COVID-19 panic

*7 Science-Based Strategies to Cope with Coronavirus Anxiety:  

*Coping during social distancing:

*Free guided meditations from

*Online KORU Mindfulness classes offered through Appalachian State University’s Wellness and Prevention Services:

*Sport Psychology resources for student-athletes:

*Coping with Oppression-Based Trauma from COVID-related Xenophobia and Racism (UNC Charlotte CAPS):

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.

For additional resources see our Emergency Services page.

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