CFAES has a mental health counselor embedded in our college to work primarily with our students: David L. Wirt, M.Ed., LPCC-S. David is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with OSU’s Student Life Counseling and Consultation Services housed in 100Y Ag. Admin. working directly with CFAES students. David has worked in the mental health field since the mid 1990's and has experience with a very diverse background of work settings and clientele. A proud Ohio State Alumnus himself, David has worked at The Ohio State University since 2011 and joined CFAES in 2019.
For immediate crisis assistance 24/7, please call 614-292-5766
If a threat is exists to your safety or others, please call 9-1-1
CFAES Columbus Embedded Counselor:
David Wirt, M.Ed., LPCC-S
Appointments Available Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
For updates about CCS services provided at CFAES Columbus, please visit: https://ccs.osu.edu/outreach/embedded-clinicians/college-of-food-agricul...
David provides consultation and outreach as well to faculty, staff, and student organizations. Please contact David directly via email with these requests.
CFAES Wooster Embedded Counselor:
Students at the CFAES Wooster campus have the option to contact the CCS Embedded Counselor, Dr. Schaad. Dr. Schaad is available to work with all students, including graduate students.
For updates about CCS Services provided at CFAES Wooster, please visit: https://ccs.osu.edu/outreach/embedded-clinicians/college-of-food-agricul...
If you are a student who would like to meet with David or Schaad, please visit https://go.osu.edu/phonescreening . This will enable David, Schaad, or one of thier CCS colleagues, to contact you to discuss needs, and to schedule for sessions when needed. You can also call 614-292-5766 to start this process. Students should mention they are a CFAES student when they call if they are interested in options to be routed to David or Schaad.
Daily consultations via Carmen Zoom are available through our "Let's Talk" program Monday through Friday: https://ccs.osu.edu/about-us-and-our-services/lets-talk/. David has times available most weeks via Let's Talk as a "drop in" service to students. CCS counselors are available daily for Let's Talk. Times are posted on the CCS website link above and you do need to sign up for an available time slot. You may talk to any CCS Counselor via Let's Talk on any day you like.
Looking for a great self help app to use on demand on your time? SilverCloud is an online, interactive mental health resource that provides students with cognitive behavioral skills and strategies accessible 24/7. SilverCloud can be either self-guided or used with the support of a coach. SilverCloud does not require a referral and you can start right now. https://ccs.osu.edu/services/on-demand-services/silvercloud/
As always, if you are in distress, please know we are here to help. Students may contact CCS at any time by calling 614-292-5766 or ccs.osu.edu. If calling after hours, press 2 to be connected to a counselor.
Many students find these resources helpful as well
Office of Student Life
The Office of Student Life consists of more than 40 departments, all dedicated to creating the extraordinary student experience for every Buckeye. https:// https://studentlife.osu.edu/ 614-292-9334 firstname.lastname@example.org
Wilce Student Health Services
The Wilce Student Health Center, Student Life Student Health Services (SLSHS), is a Joint Commission accredited outpatient facility providing a variety of health care services to the student population. All students enrolled at the university are eligible to use SLSHS. https://shs.osu.edu 614-292-4321 email@example.com
Dennis Learning Center
The Dennis Learning Center provides classes, academic coaching, and workshops to help students assess and develop new learning skills to improve academic performance. http://dennislearningcenter.osu.edu/
Student Wellness Center
The Student Wellness Center seeks to support and empower students in achieving balance in their life, and offers a number of services related to nutrition, substance use, wellness coaching, HIV testing, and financial coaching to name a few. https://swc.osu.edu/
The SMART Lab teaches stress management and resiliency skills to students. https://u.osu.edu/smartlab/
Buckeye Food Alliance
Lincoln Tower, Suite 150. 1800 Cannon Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43210. (614) 285-4067. Available to any enrolled student who does not have an unlimited meal plan. https://www.buckeyefoodalliance.org/
Offers confidential support for survivors of sexual violence from the Sexual Assault Response Network of Central Ohio. SARNCO is located at 33 W. 11th Ave., Room 202. Advocacy is available by calling 614-688-2518. The Sexual Assault Helpline can be reached at 614-267-7020. https://www.ohiohealth.com/community-health/sarnco
Student Life Disability Services
Student Life Disability Services supports students with providing accommodations, note-taking support, and identify assistive technology to provide accessibility for diverse abilities. http://slds.osu.edu/
Student Advocacy provides petition assistance, financial guidance, and support with health and personal crises. http://advocacy.osu.edu/
Office of International Affairs
International students and scholars services facilitate the arrival, integration, engagement and success of international students, staff and exchange scholars at Ohio State, including managing immigration issues and regulatory compliance. https:// https://oia.osu.edu/