NC State
Wolfpack Wellness

If you are experiencing a mental health emergency, call 988. In the case of a life-threatening emergency, call 911.

On Campus

Support Services

  • Campus Community Centers: NC State’s Campus Community Centers are proudly comprised of the African American Cultural Center, the GLBT Center, Multicultural Student Affairs, and the Women’s Center.
  • Campus Health: Campus Health strives to keep the Pack healthy with appropriate, affordable and accessible health care from qualified health professionals.
  • Counseling Center: The Counseling Center provides mental health services and resources to students including individual and group counseling, workshops and a 24/7 counselor on call. 
  • Disability Resource Office: The DRO works to ensure students with disabilities are provided an equal opportunity to participate in courses and programs and serves as a resource to faculty in helping them understand their obligation in the provision of approved accommodations.
  • Faculty and Staff Assistance Program: The Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FASAP) Program provides support, resources and information for personal and work-life issues. It is university-sponsored, confidential and provided at no charge to you and your dependents. 
  • Feed the Pack Food Pantry: Feed the Pack is a student-led food pantry whose mission is to help meet the food needs of all members of the NC State community with dignity and respect. 
  • Military and Veteran Services: The Jeffrey Wright Military and Veterans Services is the university’s centralized resource to coordinate integrated support to military-affiliated students.
  • Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity: OIED leads the Bias Impact Response efforts that invite students, faculty and staff to document and proactively address the impacts of bias-related incidents, behaviors, and actions.
  • Prevention Services: Prevention Services houses Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD), CARES, training and outreach programs, a collegiate recovery community (Pack Recovery), drop-in spaces, the Mental Health Ambassador program and more.
    • CARES: The CARES program works closely with campus resources to provide early intervention to students who may be struggling personally or whose behavior has led others to be concerned for their wellbeing. Case managers meet with students and provide access to resources while following up with them and monitoring their progress.
    • Training and outreach programs: Mental health and wellness workshops led by staff or Mental Health Ambassadors.
    • Pack Recovery: This is a registered student organization supported by full-time staff that seeks to connect with students who identify as in recovery, foster their collegiate success and provide the opportunity to have an alternative college experience.
    • Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD): Connect with the AOD team to discuss your substance use in a judgment-free setting or utilize their website to learn more about substance use.
    • Drop-in spaces: A drop-in space is a casual, no-commitment way to engage in experiences that allow you to find connection and support. Drop-in spaces are offered by Prevention Services in collaboration with other campus partners.
    • Mental Health Ambassadors: NC State Mental Health Ambassadors are a group of undergraduate and graduate students with a passion for mental health awareness, equity and inclusion, and breaking down barriers for all students to access support or treatment on campus.
    • Suicide Prevention Resources: Prevention Services has developed a list of on- and off-campus resources available to our community related to suicide prevention.
  • Pack Essentials: NC State and campus partners have developed many programs to support students needing food, housing, financial and educational security. The Pack Essentials program brings them all into one centralized space with a common application to apply for resources.
  • Student Ombuds Services: The Student Ombuds is an independent, neutral, confidential and informal office for you to discuss concerns, including conflict management, prevention and resolution while advocating for fair processes and empowering students.
  • Student Organizations: With over 600 organizations on campus, there is something for almost everyone. And if not? We can help you start your own.
  • Survivor Services: The NC State Women’s Center has trained advocates who support survivors of interpersonal violence (domestic/dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, etc.) in understanding their options and navigating healing and recovery. We serve and welcome students of all gender identities, gender expressions and sexual orientations.
  • Wellness and Recreation: Wellness and Recreation hosts a variety of recreation, fitness and wellness opportunities, including drop-in, individual and group wellness coaching services for students, faculty and staff.

Training and Development Opportunities

  • Mental Health First Aid: Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an eight-hour training program designed to help you develop essential skills to help someone experiencing a mental health or substance use challenge. The training helps you identify, understand and respond to signs of addictions and mental illness.
  • QPR Training: QPR is intended to teach individuals how to recognize the warning signs of suicide including verbal, behavioral, and situational clues. It provides guidelines on how to question a person about suicidal thoughts, persuade them to get help and refer the person for help.
  • Mental Health Ambassadors: NC State Mental Health Ambassadors are a group of undergraduate and graduate students with a passion for mental health awareness, equity and inclusion, and breaking down barriers for all students to access support or treatment on campus.
  • Wellness Champions: NC State Wellness Champions are university staff and faculty who have a special interest in facilitating an innovative culture and environment of wellness in their college, unit, or department.

Off Campus

  • Counseling Center Off-Campus Referrals offers students and employees an off-campus referral database, steps for scheduling with an off-campus provider, questions to ask potential off-campus providers, and insurance information for Student Blue. 
  • The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a hotline for individuals in crisis or for those who want to help someone else. To speak with someone, dial 988.
  • The Crisis Text Line is a texting service for emotional crisis support. To speak with a trained listener, text HOME to 741741. This free, confidential service is available 24/7.
  • HOST NC (Housing Options for Students Today) is a community-engaged strategy to address housing needs of college students through a host home program.

Self-Paced Resources

On Campus

Apps and Podcasts


Upcoming Wellness Events