Are You in Crisis?
If this is an emergency please call 911 or go to your local emergency room for immediate assistance.
Managing Stress in this Anxious Time
preoccupied with 'what-ifs'
desire to control people or events
avoiding activities or events (including class)
difficult concentrating on day-to-day tasks
feeling constantly on edge
having high expectations for self (i.e. academics, sports, work)
physical: nausea, rapid heartbeat, dry mouth, sweaty palms
Feelings of hopelessness or worthlessness
Decreased interest in or enjoyment of activities
Excessive or loss of sleep
Little energy or fatigue
physical: extreme weight changes, digestive issues, change in appetite
Ever wondered if you were in an unhealthy relationship? It could be with a friend, family member, or a significant other.
Click 'Read More' to learn about:
signs of unhealthy versus healthy relationships
how to help a friend who may be in an abusive relationship
Life in college can be demanding. It can be difficult to balance academics, athletics, campus involvement, relationships, and friendships.
Click 'Read More' to learn about how to navigate these stressors.
Self-harm means hurting yourself on purpose. A common method would be cutting with a sharp object, however, any time someone deliberately hurts themselves it is classified as self-harm.
avoiding social situations that involve food (i.e. the cafeteria)
preoccupation with appearance
need for control
obsessing or fixating on food
physical: extreme gain or loss of weight, sensitivity to temperature, loss of menstrual
Feeling alone isn’t the same as being alone. You can feel lonely even when you are surrounded by a room full of people. It is a sense of being disconnected to your friends, teammates, professors, or other people in your life.
Do you struggle to get motivated or stay motivated during the semester? Do you feel like you've tried everything you can think of on your own to get the job done or stay afloat?
Click 'Read More' to explore some tools you may have not considered.
About the Site
What's up, Bobcat? This site was designed to assist you in improving some aspect of your personal, professional, or academic life. The content was created to help you in becoming a healthier, happy version of yourself.
This is merely a place to begin your journey and growth process. If you are interested in seeking additional support in-person, check out the
WVWC Counseling Services
The mission of West Virginia Wesleyan College Counseling Services is to provide a professional and confidential setting of non-judgement for the psychological, emotional, and developmental support of students as they pursue academic goals and explore personal growth. It is our goal to act as a resource for faculty and staff to assist in their interactions with students.