Counseling and Wellness Services

 “Problems do not go away. They must be worked through or else they remain, forever a barrier to the growth and development of the spirit.” –M. Scott Peck  

Counseling & Wellness Services is committed to fostering a welcoming and inclusive experience that focuses on a holistic approach in the services it provides.

The College of Podiatric Medicine understands how balance and wellness are key components of a successful student and as research has shown, psychological wellness is linked to academic success. KSUCPM provides free and confidential mental health counseling at its Independence campus and for additional support, is partnered with Case Western Reserve’s University Health and Counseling Services to provide individual and group counseling, psychiatric care, consultation services and substance recovery care. Recovery Care at CWRU 

Counseling provides appointments in-person and virtually. TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT

Confidential After-Hours Crisis Coverage
CWRU: | 216.368.5872
KSUCPM students utilizing the after-hours CWRU on-call system please note: 
"The on-site KSUCPM Counselor will be provided with information regarding KSUCPM students' use of the after-hours on-call system for follow-up purposes. Other information regarding KSUCPM students' counseling or psychiatry care will NOT be released without a student's written permission." 

Other Resources

  • Suicide & Crisis Lifeline 24/7:  For suicidal crisis, mental health or addiction-related distress.
    • Call: 988 or 800.273.8255 
  • Crisis Text Line 24/7: Text 741 741
  • Front Line Services 24/7: Crisis Hotline includes Chat 216.623.6888  (Cleveland area)

Questioning how you are feeling? 
 KSU Mental Health Screening   

 Free Screenings & Trainings:
 Increase your confidence in recognizing the signs of someone in distress or that may be suicidal and how to connect them to available resources. 
 Students: Mental Health Awareness Trainings