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.

Panther Prevention Spring 2021 Trainings

Mental Health First Aid Training 

HPU and Clover are proud to present this virtual training. Participation includes viewing a 2-hour prerecorded webinar prior to attending a live training. Access to the webinar and training will be made available upon registration. Learn to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders in your community.

Live Training Dates:

Friday, February 12 from 11:00am-5:00pm

Thursday, March 11 from 11:00am-5:00pm

This training is FREE*. Spots are limited. RSVP at or by calling 512-494-4556. You may also email and request the registration flyer.  

Suicide Prevention: 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 currently being held virtually! This training is open to student, staff and faculty.

QPR Training Dates for Spring 2021: 

  • Tuesday, Feb 9th from 9a-11:30a (virtual training )- Students
  • Friday, Feb 26th from 1p-3:30p (virtual training )- Faculty and Staff/Students
  • Tuesday, March 9th from 9a-11:30a (virtual training)- Faculty and Staff (during Spring Break)
  • Friday, Apr 9th 12p-2:30p (virtual training)- Students

Members of the HPU community can register for these trainings by logging onto HPU Connect (, searching for “Panther Prevention” and selecting the training date of their choice.



Follow Panther Prevention on Instagram @pantherprevention

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


Monday - Friday
8:30am to 5:00pm 

High Point University
3rd Floor Slane Center
High Point, NC 27268
336-888-6306 (Confidential Fax)