Mental Health Programs

Suicide Prevention Training (2 hrs.) 

This interactive in-person training educates members of the App State Community about the warning signs and risk factors concerning suicide. Facilitated by the Coordinator for Student Mental Wellness and other professional staff, participants will learn statistics and facts about suicide, how to help someone in distress, and where to refer an individual for help. This training includes activities and roleplays. All participants will receive a Certificate of Participation.  

If you wish to schedule this program, please fill out the Request a Suicide Prevention Training form available via AppSync. To successfully schedule a program, the request form must be completed 2 weeks prior to the desired event date. 

 

Online Suicide Prevention Training (45 min.) 

We have adopted a suite of online training simulations that will assist you to better identify, support, and refer stressed students to support services on campus.  Through these courses, which are already in use at hundreds of colleges and universities, you will learn how to identify signs of psychological distress and refer students to support services through practiced interaction with virtual students. You can help someone who is struggling and create a more supportive and inclusive campus for all. 

Click Here for information regarding the free interactive online training simulation. 

For more information about suicide prevention efforts at Appalachian State Univeristy, visit preventsuicide.appstate.edu

 

Mindful Mountaineers (50-60 min.)

This presentation provides information about the importance of mental well-being. Facilitated by members of WE CAN, students will have the opportunity to participate in a number of activities that will help them to identify reasons why stress occurs and stress management techniques including, but not limited to, sleeping habits and self-care. Participants will also learn about mental health on-campus resources that are available to them. 

If you wish to schedule this program, please fill out the Wellness Educator Presentation Form available via AppSync. To successfully schedule a program, the request form must be completed 2 weeks prior to the desired event date. 

 

Repost:Rethink (50-60 min.)

This presentation provides information information and skills about assessing the impact of social media posts, specifically as it realted to suicided prevention and mental health.  Facilitated by members of WE CAN, students will have the opportunity to participate in a number of activities that will help them understand suicide contagion and apply safe messaging techniques in regards to social media posts. 

If you wish to schedule this program, please fill out the Wellness Educator Presentation Form available via AppSync. To successfully schedule a program, the request form must be completed 2 weeks prior to the desired event date. 

 

Stress Free Zones

At the end of the the Fall and Spring semesters, we offer Stress Free Zones in Plemmons Student Union Solarium that allow students the opportunity to relax in preparation for final exams. This event include free professional massages from a local vendor. Spring Stress Free Zones will occur on May 1-4 from 11am-4pm. 

 

Contact Elisabeth Cavallaro, Coordinator for Student Mental Wellness, at cavallaroe@appstate.edu for questions about the programs listed above. 


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Miles Annas Student Services Building
614 Howard Street
Boone, NC 28608

Phone: (828) 262-3148
Fax: (828) 262-8452

Mailing Address:
ASU Box 32130
Boone, NC 28608

Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8am-5pm

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