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Wellness and Prevention Services is not a primary care facility. M.S. Shook Student Health Service (opens in a new tab) serves as App State's primary care provider. Please contact M.S. Shook Student Health Services at (828)262-3100 for questions regarding COVID-19 testing or other physician-related services.

How do I get to Wellness & Prevention Services?

Wellness and Prevention Services is located on the bottom floor of the Miles Annas Student Support Building (opens in a new tab). Our front door is across from the second floor entrance of the student union, right next to the post office. The entrance is below a brick staircase.

How can I request a presentation from Wellness & Prevention Services?

Our peer educators are available for presentation requests. There are various options to choose from.

How can I schedule an appointment?

To begin the process of scheduling an appointment, you may call our office at (828)262-3148 or stop by our front desk during business hours.

It is our mission to serve all students through the promotion of healthy behaviors, risk behavior modification services, and advocacy for campus-wide health policies which facilitate student success and holistic well-being. We offer services promoting health awareness and active lifestyles while taking a holistic approach to wellness, encompassing the following eight dimensions:

The Department of Wellness and Prevention Services offers educational programs on topics such as nutrition, sexual health, drugs, alcohol, tobacco, stress, and sleep. The Department hosts events designed to empower students about the importance of self-care. We also offer a variety of individual and group services for students to help them maintain wellness throughout their college careers. Individual therapy, nutrition assessments, and a resource library are just some of the many services offered to students.