Office Of Counseling Services

Panther Prevention


Promoting wellness, safety, and healthy behaviors for an extraordinary campus community!

Mission: Increase healthy behaviors and improve overall well-being of individuals within the High Point University community through educational campaigns, programming, training and intervention.


Check out Domestic Violence Awareness Month Calendar of Events

Take a Pledge to End Domestic Violence

Panther Prevention Fall 2020 Trainings

Suicide Prevention  Training: Question, Persuade, Refer

QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer – the 3 simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide.  The mission of QPR is to reduce suicidal behaviors and save lives by providing innovative, practical and proven suicide training.  The signs of crisis are all around us.  We believe that quality education empowers all people, regardless of their background, to make a positive difference in the life of someone they know.  This 2 hour training is being held virtually for this fall.   This training is open to students, staff and faculty.

Sign up on HPU Connect! email Tess, for more information.

Training Dates: September 17th, October 8th, October 20th, November 12th

Faculty/Staff Training: September 29th

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What if you or someone else are experiencing a mental health emergency?

During Business Hours:  Monday – Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm, you may walk-in to Counseling Services.  If you are in physical danger, please call 911, as well as Campus Safety and Security at 336- 841-9111 or X9111 from a campus extension. 
After Business Hours and Weekends:   Please call Campus Safety and Security  at  336-841-9111 or x9111 from a campus extension.

Please see our Mental Health Emergencies page for more information.

Interpersonal Violence Prevention is…

  • Defining interpersonal violence: Interpersonal Violence includes intentional use of physical force or power to physically, sexually, emotionally, or psychologically  harm or threaten harm.

  • Information on domestic/dating violence, stalking, non-consensual sexual contact, sexual misconduct, and sexual assault

  • Empowering individuals to put consent into practice

  • Bystander Intervention

  • Awareness and culture change

  • Resources for support, advocacy, and reporting

If you would like to report an incident of sexual assault, sexual misconduct, intimate partner violence, stalking, or non-consensual sexual contact, sexual harassment, please complete a reporting form HERE


Campus Resource Guide for Students Impacted by Sexual Violence, Intimate Partner Violence, and Stalking 

What to do after Sexual Assault

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

National Domestic Violence Hotline

One Love

Men Can Stop Rape

Love is Respect

Guilford County Family Services

Family Service of the Piedmont


Our office is located on the third floor of the Slane Student Center. We are open daily from 8:30am – 5:00pm.

(336) 841-9231
(336) 841-4513 (fax)