Counseling Center staff members are available to meet with student groups and organizations, academic departments, faculty, or staff to deliver outreach presentations on a variety of mental health topics.

Past presentation topics have included:

  • Stress Management

  • Coping with Seasonal Depression

  • Depression and Suicide

  • Eating and Body Image Concerns

  • Relationship Issues

  • Dealing with the Emotionally Distressed Student

  • Coping Skills

  • Overview of Counseling Center Services

    We welcome requests for other topics as well.

Request a Presentation

  • Organizations interested in having CC present a topic to their group must complete an Outreach Request Form.

  • Provide at least two weeks’ notice.

  • Schedule the presentation for at least 30 minutes.

  • Advertise the talk in such a way that at least 10 students will be in attendance.

  • Usually, we can fulfill most requests. To increase the likelihood:

    • Provide us with options for date and time.

    • Notify us very early or very late in the term (off-peak times).

  • If you need any additional information, please contact Chris Turner at Chris.Turner@wwu.edu or 360-650-3164.

    Send the completed form by email or campus mail to Chris Turner at the Counseling Center.  Please be aware that our staff may not be able to accommodate all outreach program requests.  Our ability to respond to outreach requests may be impacted by factors such as current demand for services and availability of staff to present on a given topic.