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Students Currently Feeling Unease, Stress 

Given what is happening in Washington, DC, we are aware the violence likely has a direct impact on WVU's minoritized students. The Carruth Center staff and services are available to support you.

To speak with a counselor, call 304-293-4431 during regular business hours. Clinicians are available after-hours and weekends by calling 304-293-4431 and selecting choice #1. 

WVU offers access to the Crisis Text Line; text WVU to 741741 to reach a trained Crisis Counselor 24/7. The Crisis Text Line and Carruth Center services are free and confidential. 

Crisis Intervention Services During Winter Break 

If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, call 911 or visit your local emergency room.  

If you are experiencing a psychological emergency, call 304-293-4431 or an emergency hotline in your home community. To locate a hotline in your area, search online. 

WVU’s Crisis Text Line is free, confidential and available 24/7. Text WVU to 721741 

Counseling Services  

Due to licensing restrictions, Carruth Center’s counselors are unable to provide care to students who are outside of West Virginia. If you are not in West Virginia, but want to talk with a counselor, you can use the My SSP app; these services are free. 

If you would like assistance arranging care with a provider in your hometown, call 304-293-4431 and ask to speak with a care manager. 

If you would like to resume care when you return to campus for the spring semester, contact your Carruth counselor directly or call 304-293-4431

If you would like to begin counseling and are currently in West Virginia, call 304-293-4431 to discuss available options. 

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We provide a variety of counseling services for a wide range of student concerns. This includes individual, group counseling, couples counseling and drug or alcohol counseling.

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The Carruth Center at West Virginia University has a long history of providing professional clinical training in counseling, clinical and other mental health professions.

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Our psychiatry staff offers outpatient evaluation and treatment for problems such as depression, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, and attention deficit disorder.

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