Community and Wellness

How can Appalachian help me outside of school?

We all want to be healtheir and happier. Appalachian State University has many online resources to help you accomplish that!

Tau Sigma

Tau Sigma is a national honor society designed to recognize the academic achievement of transfer students.

Wellness Podcast

Tune in to Appalachian's wellness podcast Smalls Talk.

Mental Health

If you are experiencing an emotional crisis or suicidal thoughts, please call the National Crisis & Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255). Learn how you can prevent suicide by enrolling in the online Suicide Prevention AsULearn course.

Students with mental health concerns of any kind can access mental health articles and complete an anonymous mental health screening at their discretion. Your screening results page will guide you to resources specific to your mental health needs and offer information on providers near you. Additionally, you can view our Mental Health Service Providers list for provider information near our off-campus Appalachian State University centers. 

Appalachian seeks to develop students who are resilient and who respond effectively to challenging situations. See our Resiliency Toolkit for more information on managing emotions, self care and other resources to better prepare you for your learning environments and your future.

Health & Physical Wellness

The Department of Wellness & Prevention Services publishes a monthly newsletter with informative articles.

Alcohol Education Resources provides detailed information on alcohol and substance abuse. Take the self-assessment to determine if alcohol may be harming your health.

Interpersonal Violence

Learn more about support options as well as ways you can safely and effectively intervene in instances of interpersonal, dating and sexual violence.