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WSSU offers counseling support for any student who may need to talk with a professional confidential counselor on campus. The WSSU Counseling Center can assist you in addressing any emotional concerns you may have received as a result of a traumatic incident. You also have the option to contact off-campus support resources to address any concerns you may have.

On-Campus Student Support Services

The Counseling Center
A.H. Ray Student Health Services

Winston-Salem State University
601 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. Suite 244
Winston-Salem, NC 27110


Off-Campus Resources

Resources for confidential assistance related to domestic violence, sexual assault crisis, and suicide.

Next Step Ministries provides an emergency/transitional safe house here in Forsyth County for survivors of domestic violence and their children. Trained staff or volunteers are on site at the safe house at all times when the house is occupied.

24 Hour Crisis Line – 336-413-5858

Healthy Rams for Life

A compilation of links to off-campus resources related to alcohol, drugs, abuse and violence, HIV and sexually-transmitted diseases, mental health, eating disorders, general health and wellness, and tobacco cessation.


National Domestic Violence Hotline 24/7


National Sexual Assault Hotline 24/7


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

National Suicide Prevention Online Chat

  • Chat is available 24/7 across the U.S.
  • If there is a wait time please call 1-800-273-8255