Counseling and Wellness Services

 “Problems do not go away. They must be worked through or else they remain, forever a barrier to the growth and development of the spirit.” –M. Scott Peck        

Counseling & Wellness Services continues to prioritize support to the CPM community.  The use of technology to deliver services remotely allows for safety and convenience to you our students.  To schedule see the information and links below. 

The College of Podiatric Medicine understands how balance and wellness are key components of a successful student and as research has shown, psychological wellness is linked to academic success. CPM provides free and confidential mental health counseling at its Independence campus and for additional support, has partnered with Case Western Reserve’s University Counseling Services to provide individual and group counseling, psychiatric care, consultation services and substance recovery care. Recovery Care at CWRU 


Confidential After-Hours Crisis Coverage
CWRU: | 216.368.5872
KSUCPM students utilizing the after-hours CWRU on-call system please note: 
"The on-site KSUCPM Counselor will be provided with information regarding KSUCPM students' use of the after-hours on-call system for follow-up purposes. Other information regarding KSUCPM students' counseling or psychiatry care will NOT be released without a student's written permission." 

KSU Hotline 24/7: 216.707.8022

Front Line Services 24/7: Crisis Hotline includes Chat 216.623.6888  (Cleveland area)

Crisis Text Line 24/7: Text 741 741

National Suicide Prevention Hotline 24/7: 800.273.TALK (8255)

Free Mental Health Screenings

KSU Mental Health Screening   ULifeline Mental Health Self-Evaluator

 Free Screenings & Trainings:
 Increase your confidence in recognizing the signs of someone in distress or that may be suicidal and how to connect them to available resources. 
 Faculty & Staff: Kognito       Students: QPR