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The Carruth Center's services will be provided virtually through telehealth and other online methods except in crisis situations or when clinically indicated until further notice due to ongoing COVID-19 concerns. Your counselors will contact you about ongoing service options. Please call 304-293-4431 or send us an email if you have questions. If immediate assistance is needed, the Crisis Text Line is available by texting WVU to 741741 to reach a live, trained counselor. It is free, confidential and available 24/7.

BeWell (HSC) Satellite Office

BeWell’s role is to provide mental health services to students in Health Sciences majors.

BeWell is an extension of WVU's main counseling center, The Carruth Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (CCCPS). Similar to CCCPS, BeWell offers compassionate, confidential behavioral wellness services to undergraduate, graduate and professional students. 

Students eligible to receive services from BeWell are enrolled in the following departments:

  • School of Medicine
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Pharmacy
  • School of Dentistry
  • School of Public Health

BeWell Staff:

Layne Hitchcock

304-293-1292
Layne.kehl@mail.wvu.edu 

Seth Haxel
Office: 304-293-1353
Seth.haxel@mail.wvu.edu

How to make an appointment:

You can call or request an appointment online for BeWell Services.  

HSC students can also seek mental health services through the  WVU Carruth Center for Counseling and Psychological Services if they choose not to use BeWell resources. To schedule an appointment with the Carruth Center, call (304) 293-4431 or use their  online scheduling.

BeWell Location:

The BeWell office is located on the HSC campus and across from the PT/OT Clinic in HSC suite 1256.