Campus Resources

Counseling and Psychological Services Center
Free and Confidential Counseling for Currently Enrolled Students
1st Floor - Miles Annas Student Support Building
(828) 262-3180
Walk-In Hours
Monday - Thursday: 1pm - 4pm
Friday: 1pm - 3pm
Tuesday and Thursday:  8:30am - 10am

University Police Department
Emergencies and After Hours Support
Rivers Street Parking Deck
(828) 262-2150

Download the Appcares Mobile App
Free app available on iPhone and Android
Easily locate on-campus and off-campus resources
Download - iPhone
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Text "appcares" to 50555

Office of the Dean of Students
Assistance for Academic Affairs
324 Plemmons Student Union
(828) 262-8284

Office of Title IX Compliance
Reporting/Support resources for those impacted by gender discrimination, sexual violence, and relationship violence 
123 I.G. Greer Hall
(828) 262-2144

Counseling for Faculty and Staff
Free and Confidential Counseling for Employees
400 University Hall Drive
(828) 262-4951

Community Resources

Daymark Recovery Services
Community Mental Health Provider
132 Poplar Grove Connector # B
(828) 264-4357
After Hours/Crises Line: (828)264-4357

OASIS (Opposing Abuse with Service, Information and Shelter)
Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Assistance
225 Birch St., Suite 4
(828) 264-1532
Crises Line: (828) 262-5035

Hunger and Health Coalition
Provides food, pharmacy, clothing, woodlot and more for free or at greatly reduced cost for qualifying individuals
(828) 262-1628

United Way 2-1-1
Information and Referral Hotline
From a landline: 211

NAMI High Country Connection Group
Monthly 90 minute peer-led support group meetings
Free and open to adults 18+
Contact Cath Hopkins ( or Kristie Brown (

Out of Your Mind
Community organization that encourages people to grow in emotional intelligence
Donation-based community events occur monthly


CLICK HERE for Alternate Non-Mental Health Resources (Employment, Food Assistance, Housing Assistance, Legal Services)


LGBTQ Student Resources

LGBT Resource Center
Provides resources, support, information and a welcoming atmosphere for LGBT individuals and their allies
Plemmons Student Union, Room 106
(828) 262-8566

Sexuality and Gender Alliance
Strives to create an inclusive and accepting environment for all gender identities and sexual orientations on Appalachian State University’s campus and surrounding community

A safe space for transgender and non-binary people and their advocates.

A safe space for people who identify along the asexual or aromantic spectra or who are questioning.

Gay and Progressive Pedagogy (GAPP)
Goal: To provide a space in which issues and differences relating to gender, sexuality, privilege, race, class, etc. can be discussed as to how they relate to educators and the space within the classroom. 

Seeks to provide an inclusive and supportive environment where LGBTQ+ students, along with allies, can live and learn together.

Veteran Resources

Appalachian State University Veteran Resource Center
Provides access to a multitude of resources and amenities, which include a study lounge and individual, portable desktop chairs and a large meeting table for groups, two desktop computers available for students, along with an electric adjustable desk, information about on-campus and off-campus resources for student veterans, refrigerator, microwave, soda bank, coffee and snacks and free printing.

Student Veterans Association
Provides a social group and support structure to help veterans adjust to, and become successful in, civilian and college life

Watagua County Veteran's Services Office
Watauga County Veterans Service Office, located in the Courthouse Annex (331 West Queen Street, Boone, NC 28607), assists veterans, dependents, and retirees in obtaining benefits from the U.S. Department of Veteran's Affairs.

North Carolina Heroes' Fund
The mission of the North Carolina Heroes’ Fund is to improve the quality of life for the military men and women of North Carolina and their families who are experiencing financial hardships as a result of their service, often times from overseas deployment.

Veterans Crises Line
 24/7 crises counseling for veterans and their families
1-800-273-TALK[8255] *press 1*
Text to 838255
Chat: Click Here

Vet Self Check
A safe, easy way to learn whether stress and depression might be affecting you

Multicultural Student Resources

Office of Multicultural Student Development
Resources for multicultural students
255 Plemmons Student Union
(828) 262-6158

Multicultural Clubs
App State has around 20 or more clubs/organizations that focus on multicultural interest.

National Resources

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
24/7 Crises Counseling
Chat: Click Here

The Trevor Project
24/7 Crises Counseling for LGBTQ Youth Online Support Forum

Trans Lifeline
Crises support for trans individuals, by trans indivudals

Crisis TextLine
Crisis support available by text
Text HOME to 741741

RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network)
24/7 Assistance

National Eating Disorders Association
Confidential Helpline

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. 1-800-273-TALK(8255).

Local and National Resources

Campus Resources
Counseling and Psychological Services Center
(828) 262-3180

University Police Department
(828) 262-2150
Emergencies: (828) 262-8000

Office of the Dean of Students
(828) 262-8284

Counseling for Faculty
and Staff

(828) 262-4951

Community Resources
Daymark Recovery Services
(828) 264-4357
After Hours/Crises Line: (828) 264-4357

National Resources
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Chat: Click Here

The Trevor Project

Trans Lifeline

Crisis Textline
Text HOME to 741741

At Risk: Suicide Prevention Training Simulation