University life can present many challenges. Good mental health and wellbeing are the foundation for your success in college. Being proactive, advocating for what you need and taking steps to build your personal resiliency is easier than ever. Wellbeing@KSU is here to help you accomplish your goals in a host of different ways.
24/7 Mental Health Support
For everything you need to find your support, Wellbeing@KSU is here to support you with flexible options and tools to help lift you mentally and emotionally. Speak with an experienced clinician, get a referral for one-to-one counseling, access to free counseling sessions, and even schedule an appointment with a local or video counselor.
To get started, call 470-578-6600 and select Option 2 to be connected to a licensed master’s level mental health clinician, available 24/7/365.
All services offered through Wellbeing@KSU are confidential. No information will be shared without your consent.learn more
Campus Wellbeing Departments
Counseling & Psychological ServicesPromotes student wellbeing with counseling and psychiatric services available 24 x 7
Center for Young Adult Addiction & RecoveryPromotes student wellbeing with substance use, misuse education, counseling and recovery support services
Health Promotion & WellnessPromotes student wellbeing with nutrition counseling, education, Health Education and resources
Sports & RecPromotes student wellbeing with holistic development of KSU students’ physical, social, and leadership development
Advocacy & PreventionServes as a central support to all KSU Students
Student Health ServicesProvides comprehensive primary medical care services and telehealth visits
Wellbeing@KSU EventsMore Events
Beginner Rover KayakingTrip Leaders:Luke Pricing:Students: $20Sports and Rec members: $25Trip Information:The Beginner River Kayaking trip is a fantastic opportunity to get an introduction to essential skills needed in Class I paddling. Learn about river features, tactics for scouting rapids, and basic river safety considerations. Other skills taught include outfitting a kayak, wet exits, specific paddle strokes, and river maneuvers including eddy-turns, peel-outs, and ferries across current. Our goal is to leave participants with a solid base of skills and understanding to safely paddle through Class I rapids.Difficulty Rating/Experience Needed: Beginner 3/10, no prior kayak experience required, but must perform a wet exit before the start of the trip (this can be done in the pool during a roll clinic). Register here!
Nature Bound Backpacking- Woody GapTrip Dates:March 25-26Trip Leaders:Nikki and JohnnyPricing:KSU Student: $31Faculty/Staff/Alumni: $39Registration Information:Registration will open February 6th.Trip Information:Join us on the Appalachian trail for an exciting and beautiful backpacking trip! This one-night backpacking trip will be a great way to get out into nature and experience Spring. We will be spending two days following the famous white blazes, hiking 10 miles of the Georgia section from Woody Gap to Jarrard Gap. This trip will be a great time making memories and friends, while getting to experience the joys of backpacking! Ability Level: Beginner/Intermediate: No experience required, but it is recommended. Plan to hike 10 miles over two days.Mandatory Pre-trip Meeting:TBD Register here!
BodyPositiveKSU (BI)College can present additional challenges for people experiencing eating and body image issues. Join a KSU dietitian and therapist for a 4-week workshop based on the Be Body Positive Model. You will learn five powerful Competencies to help you develop resources and a renewed energy to take care of your body. Participants who complete all 4 sessions will receive a special gift. Participants in the first session will have priority registration for the following sessions. Registration will open to the public on the following Thursday each week. The workshops will be held from 3:00-4:30 PM on Monday, 3/13, 3/20, 3/27, and 4/3. Learn more about the Be Body Positive Model at https://thebodypositive.org/5-competencies/
Wellness peer mentors are students trained on a wide variety of helping skills that will prepare them to coach students struggling with some of the top impediments to mental health and well-being on campus.Learn More
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