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A psychological U

 A healthy psychological you can emphasizes the awareness and acceptance of your feelings. Psychological wellness is how well one is able to recognize and express his/her emotions. This includes the degree to which one feels positive and enthusiastic about life as well as having the ability to effectively cope with stress.


Tips on Improving Psychological Wellness

  1. Keep a positive attitude
  2. Be sensitive to not only your feelings, but feelings of others
  3. Find ways that help cope with stress
  4. Be realistic about your goals and expectations
  5. Take responsibility for your own behavior
  6. View challenges as opportunities rather than seeing them as a threat


Helpful Services on Campus



Psychological Wellness Programs

Free Recovery Support Group for current WKU students struggling with anxiety, depression, or other mental health issues. This is an opportunity for folks to support, connect with, and encourage other students struggling with mental health issues and is led by two NAMI certified facilitators.

The group is sponsored by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)-Bowling Green Chapter. Meetings are free, confidential, and take place in Room 201 of the Academic Complex (AC) from 6-7:30 pm (CST) on the following Mondays: 1/29, 2/12, 2/26, 3/19, 3/26, 4/9, 4/23, 5/7.

 This is a supplemental mechanism of peer support for students who are struggling. No formal mental health diagnosis is required to attend. 

 If you have any questions or would like some additional information, please contact Jay Gabbard at jay.gabbard@wku.edu or (270) 745-8749.


Upcoming Events:

Blood Drive

  • Location: DSU Nite Class
  • Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm
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Grocery Bingo #2 Round 1

  • Location: Preston Center Multipurpose Room
  • Time: 4:00pm - 4:45pm
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Grocery Bingo #2 Round 2

  • Location: Preston Center Multipurpose Room
  • Time: 5:00pm - 5:45pm
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Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) Student Healing Circle (Session #2)

  • Location: WKU Zoom Portal
  • Time: 4:30pm - 6:00pm
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An Introduction to Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (Session #3)

  • Location: WKU Zoom Portal
  • Time: 4:30pm - 6:00pm
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Funded by: J. Clifford Todd, Professor in Longevity & Healthful Living Fund



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 Last Modified 6/2/20