WSU's Therapy Dog Winston


Wednesdays with Winston

September 2 - October 7, IWC 222

Drop-in Doggy De-stress every Wednesday between 4-5pm.

Anxiety Management Seminar

Mondays or Thursdays from 2-2:50pm, IWC 222

Week 1: Sept. 21 or 24 - Understanding Anxiety
Week 2: Sept. 28 or Oct. 1 - Calming the Anxious Body
Week 3: Oct. 5 or Oct. 8 - Calming the Anxious Mind
Week 4: Changing Anxious Behaviors

WSU Counseling & Wellness Services offers a series of seminars for students who want to learn more about managing anxiety and stress. Please join us for any or all.

For more information, call the Counseling Services at 507.457.5330.

National Depression Screening Week

National Depression Screening: Oct. 5- Oct. 9 from 9am-3pm, IWC 222

Drop in to Counseling & Wellness Services for a free mental health screening and conversation with a counselor.

Mental Health Panel: Thursday Oct. 8 from 3:30-4:30pm, Stark 103

Fellow students talk about their experiences with their own mental health struggles and successes.


Grief Group

Tuesdays from 2- 3:15pm, IWC 267

Did you know there is a grief and loss support group on campus? Counseling Services is offering a 5 week support group for students who have lost a loved one. This group provides information about the grief process and an opportunity to talk about personal grief and loss in a small group setting. Pre-registration is required.

Tuesdays (Oct. 12, Oct. 20, Oct. 27, Nov. 3 and Nov. 10)

Pre-registration is required. Call WSU Counseling Services at 504.457.5330 or email Eunie Alsaker at or Kateri Johnson at


Ongoing Groups


Active Minds

Every other Tuesday at 4:30pm, Kryzsko's Dining Room B

Active Minds at WSU is a student-run organization aimed at promoting mental health awareness, education and advocacy. Join Active Minds WSU Chapter on Facebook and contact club president Rachel Allen or club advisor Mick Lynch with any questions. 


Relaxation Room

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays: 9am-2pm, Thursdays 11am-2pm; IWC 267

Have a seat and relax in the Relaxation Room. Turn on one of our GAIAM DVDs:

  • Relaxation and Breathing for Meditation
  • Daily Meditation
  • Meditation for Beginners
  • 5 Day Fit Chi (T'ai Chi Qi Gong0

Listen to the Progressive Deep Muscle Relaxation CD, or color Mandalas.