Mindfulness and Meditation Every Wednesday from 1:00 pm to 1:20 pm in Shocker Hall A Multipurpose Room

Shockers are invited to join Mindfulness and Meditation at 1 p.m. every Wednesday in the multi-purpose room in Shocker Hall A, across from the front desk.

Mindfulness is focusing one’s awareness on the present moment by intentionally noticing one’s thoughts, feelings and bodily sensations without any judgement.

These sessions offer various meditation exercises designed to develop mindfulness and promote holistic wellness. Follow Counseling and Psychological Services on Instagram, Facebook and X for more content.

Campus Prevention Network 2023 Seal of Prevention. Safety - Well-being - Inclusion

Wichita State University has been named a recipient of the 2023 Campus Prevention Network (CPN) Seal of Prevention. The CPN Seal of Prevention is awarded to institutions of higher education that have demonstrated leadership in digital prevention programming focused on student safety, well-being and inclusion.

Each recipient of the CPN Seal of Prevention has taken action to create a safer, more inclusive campus through comprehensive, evidence-based digital prevention education. The CPN Seal of Prevention recognizes institutions making a measurable impact across critical areas including sexual assault prevention, alcohol and drug misuse, mental health and inclusion.

The CPN Seal of Prevention recipients reflect the top 10% of colleges and universities nationwide that have demonstrated their commitment and investment to not only academics but also the well-being of their students and the overall college experience. The CPN Seal of Prevention highlights the hard work WSU is undertaking to create a safe and welcoming campus community for students.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) provides a variety of group counseling services to students in multiple areas of focus and concern. Group therapy is always available at no additional charge.

If you think group therapy is right for you, speak to your counselor or call 316-978-4792 to set up a consultation. No appointment is needed to join support groups.

Groups are in-person at the Student Wellness Center unless otherwise specified.

Process group: Understanding self and others

  • Wednesdays: 1-2 p.m. starting Feb. 21
  • Thursdays: 1-2 p.m. starting Feb. 29
  • Fridays: 3-4 p.m. starting Feb. 23

Support groups: No appointment needed

  • Neurodiverse support group
    • Wednesdays: 11 a.m.-noon starting Feb. 21 in 225 Ablah Library
    • Email Annette Santiago at annette.santiago@wichita.edu for more information.
  • Healing from trauma support group
Student in a #WSUWeSupportU Suspenders T-Shirt with training details including Preventing Suicide Training is Friday, October 6th at 10:00 a.m. in RSC 007. Follow us on social media @wsuhopeservices.

Attend the #WSUWeSupportU “Mental Wellness and Preventing Suicide” training from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 6 in 007 Rhatigan Student Center.

Learn about the tools available to support the community and assist someone in need. Students, staff and faculty are welcome to sign up for the training. Sign up to attend through the myWSU under “myTraining” or on the registration website. All participants will receive a #WSUWeSupportU T-shirt at no additional charge.

Be a Suspenders4Hope Mental Health Advocate 7. If a classmate is in distress, refer them to CAPS or submit a concern to CARE Team at wichita.edu/care.

The final step to being a Suspenders4Hope mental health advocate is to refer classmates in potential distress to Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) or submit a concern to the CARE Team.

CAPS encourages Shockers to take a proactive role in the mental health needs of their peers.

Be a Suspenders4Hope Mental Health Advocate 7. If a student is in distress, refer them to CAPS or submit a concern to CARE Team at wichita.edu/care.

The final step to being a Suspenders4Hope mental health advocate is to refer students in potential distress to Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) or submit a concern to the CARE Team.

CAPS encourages faculty and staff to take a proactive role in the mental health needs of Wichita State students.

Be a Suspenders4Hope Mental Health Advocate. 6: To add that you are a Mental Health Advocate to your email signature, visit Suspenders4Hope.com/Advocate to download the icon.

To be a Suspenders4Hope mental health advocate, Shockers should add a “mental health advocate” tag to their email signatures.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) will feature one step a day for the following two weeks on how to be a mental health advocate. Stay tuned for the last step.

Be a Suspenders4Hope Mental Health Advocate. 6: To add that you are a Mental Health Advocate to your email signature, visit Suspenders4Hope.com/Advocate to download the icon.

To be a Suspenders4Hope mental health advocate, faculty and staff should add a “mental health advocate” tag to their email signatures.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) will feature one step a day for the following two weeks on how to be a mental health advocate. Stay tuned for the last step.

Be a Suspenders4Hope Mental Health Advocate | 5. Wear your Suspenders4Hope shirt, available for purchase at the Shocker Store or Suspenders4Hope.com. Post selfies wearing your shirt and tag #Suspenders4Hope"

To be a Suspenders4Hope mental health advocate, faculty and staff should wear their official Suspenders4Hope T-shirts, available at the Shocker Store, to showcase their support and advocacy for mental health. They can also post selfies of themselves in the shirt with the hashtag “#Suspenders4Hope.”

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) will feature one step a day for the following two weeks on how to be a mental health advocate. Stay tuned for the next steps.

Be a Suspenders4Hope Mental Health Advocate | 5. Wear your Suspenders4Hope shirt, available for purchase at the Shocker Store or Suspenders4Hope.com. Post selfies wearing your shirt and tag #Suspenders4Hope"

To be a Suspenders4Hope mental health advocate, Shockers should wear their official Suspenders4Hope T-shirts, available at the Shocker Store, to showcase their support and advocacy for mental health. They can also spread the word by posting selfies of themselves in the shirt with the hashtag “#Suspenders4Hope.”

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) will feature one step a day for the following two weeks on how to be a mental health advocate. Stay tuned for the next steps.