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EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM:

WKU WEATHER ALERT:

Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for tonight have been canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

WKU Health Services : Mental Health Counseling

Mental Health Counseling

WKUHS is committed to serving the WKU campus community by providing counseling, psychiatric consultation, and prevention services that facilitate students' academic and life goals and enhance their personal growth and well-being.

Common Concerns:

  • Stress
  • Relationships
  • Peer Pressure
  • Depression
  • Insomnia
  • ADHD
  • Grief and Loss
  • Suicide

Painful feeling such as anxiety, anger, depression, low-self esteem, or tension are a normal part of being human and can affect anyone. These feelings are often temporary and can be eased by rest, relaxation, exercise, good nutrition, and support from trusted friends. At other times, stressors such as heavy work load, relationships or past family experiences are unmanageable and overwhelming. If this occurs you may want to seek professional help. We have a full-time psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner who can evaluate and treat your illness. To schedule an appointment, please call (270) 745-5641.

Health Services works closely with Counseling and Testing Services to provide both medical and psychological treatment.

Resources
iPhone Live Happy App
Mental Health America
WebMD - Mental Health

Videos
Bipolar
Stress
Depression
Insomnia
ADHD

 

Leta Whited, PMHNP
Leta Whited, PMHNP

Schedule an appointment today with our Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner!

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