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Outreach

For any questions related to outreach opportunities, please contact Carruth Center for Counseling & Psychological Services Outreach Coordinator: Sara DiSimone.

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Upcoming Programs

We also provide information and awareness in the areas of mental health and psychological concerns.  Sometimes this is within a partnership with other University departments and student groups; other times this is a program of our own.  Please check out the following programs: 

August 15, 2022, 3-4 PM, Rec Center Conference Room 

  • Workshop: Focusing on the Present: An Introduction to Mindfulness: Do you ever feel like your mind is constantly wandering? Do you have trouble sleeping?  Difficulty focusing? Feel like you are on autopilot?  Or are you just looking to learn ways to be present and reduce stress?  If you answer yes to any of these questions or just want to learn more about mindfulness, please join Beth Moore, a Carruth Center clinician and certified Koru Mindfulness instructor, for this workshop.  You will have the opportunity to learn the basics of mindfulness and strategies for living more mindfully and managing stress.  

August 16,2022, 10 AM-1 PM, Mountainlair Green 

  • CLASS Info Fair collaboration with WellWVU; Tabling event with WellWVU. Students will be able to visit the table to learn about mental health services on campus. 
September 8, 2022, 11AM-1 PM, Rec Center

  • Tabling Event: Suicide Prevention Week ; Tabling in the Rec Center. Staff will be present to talk with students about suicide prevention. Information regarding suicide prevention will be available.  
September 13, 2022, 4 PM-7 PM, Brooke Lobby and Brooke Learning Center 

  • Student Success Services Event ; Tabling event in collaboration with Student Success Services and WellWVU. Staff will be present to provide resources and to promote wellbeing and student success.

September 14, 2022,  11AM-2PM,  Mountainlair, Vandalia Lounge 

  • Student Success Services Event; Tabling event in collaboration with Student Success Services and WellWVU. Staff will be present to provide resources and to promote wellbeing and student success. 

September 21, 2022,  3PM-4 PM, TBD

  • Purpose Week Workshop: Focusing on the Present: An Introduction to Mindfulness; Do you ever feel like your mind is constantly wandering? Do you have trouble sleeping?  Difficulty focusing? Feel like you are on autopilot?  Or are you just looking to learn ways to be present and reduce stress?  If you answer yes to any of these questions or just want to learn more about mindfulness, please join Beth Moore, a Carruth Center clinician and certified Koru Mindfulness instructor, for this workshop.  You will have the opportunity to learn the basics of mindfulness and strategies for living more mindfully and managing stress.  
October 11, 2022, 11 AM-2 PM,  Mountainlair, Vandalia Lounge 

  • CCAPS Screening Event: Depression Screening Awareness Day; Carruth staff will be present providing depression screenings for students. Students will also be able to access information about mental health services on campus. 

Let's Chat

Let's Chat provides easy access to informal, drop-in consultation with counselors from Carruth. Meetings are free, one-time, and no longer than 20 minutes. No appointment necessary: students are seen on a first-come, first service-basis.  Let's Chat is not a substitute for formal counseling and does not constitute mental health treatment. Common concerns include; stress, sadness, homesickness, relationship concerns, etc. 

Let's Chat  for Fall 2022 will be in a different location each Monday from 4:00-6:00 PM. Please see the schedule below. Counselors will be in the main/lobby area of each location and will have access to a private space. 

 Date Hall/Location
Thursday, August 18th Mountainlair
Monday, August 22nd Brooke/Braxton Entrance 
Monday, August 29th Lincoln 
Wednesday, September 7th Seneca 
Monday, September 12th Boreman
Monday, September 19th Oakland
Monday, September 26th Stalnaker
Monday, October 3rd Bennett Entrance
Monday, October 10th Honors
Monday, October 17th Summit Hall
Monday, October 24th Dadisman
Monday, October 31st Lincoln
Monday, November 7th Brooke/Braxton Entrance 
Monday, November 14th Seneca
Monday, November 28th Honors
Wednesday, November 30th Mountainlair
Monday, December 5th Rec Center 
Monday, December 12th Mountainlair

Law School Let's Chat

Let's Chat provides easy access to informal, drop-in consultation with Kathy Servian, our counselor on site at the Law School.  Meetings are free, one-time, and no longer than 20 minutes. No appointment necessary: students are seen on a first-come, first service-basis.  Let's Chat is not a substitute for formal counseling and does not constitute mental health treatment. Common concerns include; stress, adjustment to law school, anxiety, sadness, homesickness, relationship concerns, etc. 

Let’s Chat for the Fall 2022 semester will be available on Mondays from 3:00-4:30PM. Please check in with registration in the Student Services Suite.  

If you have any questions about Let's Chat, contact sara.disimone@mail.wvu.edu

Online Mental Health Screening:

General Online Mental Health Screenings are anonymous screenings on several areas of mental health, including      depression, anxiety, academic distress, eating concerns, frustration level, family stress, and alcohol use.