Wildcat Support Network

Weber State University’s Wildcat Support Network is designed to help students better understand mental health & to become better helpers for others and themselves during college.

The Wildcat Support Network is funded by the GLS Campus Suicide Prevention grant.

Do you have an interest in mental health? Do you want to become a better helper? Sign up today!

The Wildcat Support Network Helps Students Through:

Mental Health Awareness & Advocacy Course 

This course teaches students how to recognize a peer in distress, help them listen effectively, and refer their peers appropriately to any resources they may need.

REGISTER: PSY 2020 

CRN: 20599  |  CRN: 20600

* Taught in fall and spring

Peer Support Group Facilitator Course

Starting Fall 2019, a Peer Support Group Facilitator course will be open to those who have completed PSY 2810/2020. Instructor approval is required.

Students will learn how to facilitate support groups for their peers. Midway through the semester, these students will begin co-facilitating support groups.

For more information, please contact:

Amy Blunck
amyblunck@weber.edu

 

Did you know:

  • 64%  of Weber students reported stress/anxiety in the past 12 months
     
  • 42%  felt so depressed it was difficult to function
     
  • 23%  were diagnosed with anxiety in the past 12 months
     
  • 2%  of WSU students attempted suicide in the past 12 months

Group Meets

*Virtual Support groups will end on April 15th and in-person support groups will return in Fall semester

 

Questions? Contact Amy Blunck in the Counseling & Psychological Services Center 801-626-6406 amyblunck@weber.edu