Our Mission in Counseling Services at High Point University is simple:
WE ARE HERE TO HELP.
We provide exceptional services and programming focused on student mental health.
*Care – We demonstrate unconditional positive regard for each individual.
*Respect – We value the uniqueness of every student.
*Support – We support the community through advocacy, prevention and educational outreach.
The High Point University Office of Counseling Services strives to provide assistance to students who may experience emotional, behavioral, and/or psychological concerns during the transition into, or during, college life. As this is a time for change and growth, we recognize that it brings with it exploration of your abilities to manage stress, build relationships, balance work and play and learn more about wellness.
Counseling services are available at no cost to all currently enrolled students at High Point University.
Counseling Services is located on the 3rd Floor of the Slane Center. Office hours are from 8:30am – 5:00pm, Monday – Friday.
Office of Counseling Services
High Point University
3rd Floor Slane Center
High Point, NC 27268
336-888-6306 (Confidential Fax)
Our goal is to see students in a reasonable time period. We make every effort to schedule appointments that work with your class schedule. We ask that you try to schedule an appointment as early as possible if you have concerns. As the nature of counseling must address emergency/crisis situations first, we encourage you not to wait to call until you feel you are in a crisis. If you are experiencing considerable distress at the time of your call, please make this known to the staff immediately.
You may schedule an appointment in one of several ways.
- Stop by Counseling Services on the 3rd floor of Slane to make an appointment in person during our business hours.
- Call Counseling Services at 336-888-6352. PLEASE NOTE: If you are having a mental health emergency, please do not email us or leave a voice mail and wait for a returned call. We want you to receive help immediately. In the case of emergency, please follow the instructions listed on our Crisis Situations / Emergencies page.
Need a referral to a local mental health provider? Please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be glad to help. We also recommend using the following site to locate a provider off-campus in your area: http://www.psychologytoday.com
If you are a community provider and would like to be added to our database, please contact us at: email@example.com
Mental health issues are a reality for millions of people across the country. Young people are especially at risk, with half of college students reporting that they have been stressed to a point where they couldn’t function during the past year. The impact of mental illness is so devastating that suicide is the third leading cause of death among all people ages 15-24.
The good news is that nearly all mental health issues can be improved with proper treatment. When we decrease the stigma around mental health and encourage help-seeking, we can change and save lives. Through Half of Us, mtvU and The JED Foundation aim to initiate a public dialogue to raise awareness about the prevalence of mental health issues and connect students to the appropriate resources to get help. Visit this site to learn more: