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Mental Health Matters @ UNCG

Mental health is a key component of your overall health and is just as important as your physical wellness. We all struggle sometimes. Regardless of if you’re dealing with short-term challenges or more serious issues, those around you may have no idea that you have something going on that they can’t see.

Whether you have sought out help before or are considering it for the first time, know that help is available and UNCG is committed to providing resources and support for all students. The Department of Recreation and Wellness is dedicated to providing students’ with the necessary information and skills needed to navigate the potential stress and challenges of campus life. Explore below to find out more about your mental health and how to create a campus-wide culture of care and acceptance around mental health.

Brief screenings are the quickest way to determine if you should connect with a mental health professional – they are a Check-Up From The Neck-Up. This program is anonymous and confidential. Following the brief questionnaire, you will see your results, recommendations, and key resources. Take a screening here!


Want to learn more about how to help a friend who is dealing with suicidal thoughts? ASK LISTEN REFER is UNCG’s free online suicide prevention training program. It is quick 20-minute training to provide you with skills and resources to:

  • Identify people at risk for suicde
  • Recognize the risk factors, protective factors and warning signs of suicide
  • Respond to and get help for people at risk


All individuals who finish the course will receive a certificate of completion.

Click Here to begin your ASK LISTEN REFER training.

Reporting Concerning Behavior

If you are concerned about the behavior of a student, faculty or staff member, you are encouraged to submit the concern through the Report Concerning Behavior link. For assistance or consultation prior to completing the referral form, please contact the Dean of Students Office (336-334-5514) or UNCG Police (336-334-4444). If the concerning behavior requires immediate attention, please contact UNCG Police at 336-334-4444 or dial 911.