Wellness Guides

I want a healthier lifestyle. How can Appalachian help me?

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

Holistic Wellness

CU Thrive is an online database designed to fit your needs wherever you are. Register for CU Thrive today, using your Appalachian login and password.

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 nenrolling in the online Suicide Prevention AsULearn course.

Students experiencing mental health concerns of any kind can access mental health articles and complete an anonymous mental health screening. Your screening results page will guide you to resources specific to your mental health needs.

Appalachian seeks to develop students who are resilient and who respond effectively to challenging situations. See our Resiliency Toolkit for more information.

Health & Physical Wellness

On CU Thrive, students can keep a traning log to track their progress toward a healthier lifestyle.

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.