Department of Wellness and Prevention Services

Department of Wellness and Prevention Services

The Department of Wellness and Prevention Services at Appalachian State University serves all students through the promotion of healthy behaviors, risk behavior modification services, and advocacy for campus-wide health policies that facilitate student success and holistic well-being. We offer a variety of trainings and workshops and coordinate multiple events throughout the semester. Some of our focus areas are suicide prevention, interpersonal violence prevention, substance abuse prevention, sexual health, nutrition and resiliency. Our office offers addictions counseling and nutrition counseling free of charge for currently enrolled students.

Contact

Alex Howard

Department of Wellness and Prevention Services
Alex Howard
Director of Department
howardaf@appstate.edu

 Ben Asma

Ben Asma
Assistant Director and Coordinator of Substance-Related Services
asmabt@appstate.edu

 

Elisabeth Cavallaro

Survive and Thrive - Suicide Prevention
Elisabeth Cavallaro
Assistant Director and Coordinator of Student Mental Wellness Services
cavallaroe@appstate.edu

828-262 - 3148 (phone)
828-262 - 8452 (fax)