Self Help

Self-help Brochures

Brochures on a number of important topics for students are available at the Gardner-Webb Counseling Center located in Tucker Student Center. Ask your counselor for brochures on specific topics.


Remember that anyone can post information on the web, so always try to verify the accuracy of what you read by consulting other independent and reliable sources. Listed below are links to some of our recommended sites.

**Self-help information used by permission of the UNC Charlotte Counseling Center**

Please report outdated links or recommend new links to the GWU Counseling Center at (704) 406-4563 or by email to Stephanie Allen at [email protected]create new email.

Groups and Events

The Counseling Center supports and provides several new groups, events, and screenings throughout each academic year. We encourage you to attend any and all events and groups.

Contact the Counseling Center at (704) 406-4563 for schedules and more information.

Groups Offered to All Students

“Walk and Talk” – A weekly walk where we aim to make positive connections with one another, talk about our lives, and establish a fun walking routine. Mondays at 3:30 p.m. on the LYCC concourse.

“Art Expressions” – A group to relax, have fun, and enjoy working on a variety of art projects.

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

“Everybody Knows Somebody 5K”- 5K hosted by GWU Counseling Center to raise awareness of eating disorders. Funds raised are used to assist GWU students receiving treatment at eating disorder facilities.

National Depression Screening Day

October 3, 2019 | 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. | Faith Hall

Encourage students to join us on this day for a free screening. Faculty and Staff are invited as well.

Free Anonymous Online Screenings

Students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to click on the the following link to take a opens in a new windowfree and completely anonymous screening. There you will find several screening options such as: Depression, Alcohol, Bipolar Disorder, Eating Disorders, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder.