WPCC provides free, confidential personal counseling and crisis counseling to students through the office of Student Services. These personal counseling services are offered on an as-needed basis for full or part-time students who may be dealing with issues such as alcohol/substance abuse, or stress at home or school that may be affecting them as individuals, or which may be affecting their academic progress. If, after initial assessment, students are found to need highly specialized or long term services, referrals can be made to appropriate service providers or resources in the community for further assistance.

To make a personal counseling appointment, call (828) 448-3565.

For personal counseling after-hours/weekend assistance:

Burke and Catawba county residents may call: Partners Behavioral Healthcare Management at 1-888-235-HOPE (4673), toll free 24/7 Crisis Line.

McDowell county residents may call: Vaya Health at 1-800-849-6127. TTY calls: 800-855-2280.

Online Resources

Here is a selection of online resources that may be of interest to you:

Health Information & Resources

Mental Health Information & Resources

Relationship Violence & Sexual Assault Resources

Substance Abuse & Addiction Resources

Social Services Resources

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