Drop-In Spaces

Prevention Services and the Counseling Center are offering virtual drop-in spaces during summer 2020.

Join us for a range of groups and experiences that allow you to find connection and support. No need to sign up! Just show up!

For Summer 2020, this group will meet virtually via Zoom on Mondays from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. EST unless otherwise indicated below.

Pack Park provides students the opportunity to develop community among the members of the Wolfpack who have been affected by the loss of a loved one. Pack Park provides a place for students to find comfort, renewal, and honoring of the memory of their loved one through peer support, education, and healing-based programming. Loved ones include but are not limited to family, friends, classmates, teammates, coworkers, pets, etc.

Questions? Contact Domonique Carter domonique_carter@ncsu.edu

For the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester and Summer 2020, this group will meet virtually via Zoom on Mondays between 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. EST unless otherwise indicated in the calendar below.
Zoom link: go.ncsu.edu/teatime

Join us via Zoom with your own tea or snacks! This is a time to just show up, meet peers, learn about other cultures, relax, and support each other. Open to all international and domestic students.

Questions? Contact Yuka Kato ykato2@ncsu.edu or Mary Njaramba mwnjaram@ncsu.edu.

For the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester and Summer 2020, this group will meet virtually via Zoom on Wednesdays at 12:00 p.m. EST unless otherwise indicated in the calendar below.
Zoom link: go.ncsu.edu/tne

The Nature Experience is a space for students that provides:

  • daily dose of time outside, that research has proven to be beneficial to overall well-being.
  • connect with others
  • a time to find be mindful and at peace.
  • the group will not meet in the event of rain or snow.

For Summer 2020, this group will meet virtually on Wednesdays from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. EST unless otherwise indicated in the calendar below.
Zoom link: go.ncsu.edu/expressivearts | password: art

The Expressive Arts drop-in is a space to find community, reflect on, and explore the important things going on in your life through art, expression, and creativity. Each week, we will provide a thought-provoking prompt that can guide your creative process, whether through writing, drawing, painting, photography, sculpting, composing, or any other form of expression. You do not have to consider yourself a great artist to participate – this about process, not product!

For Summer 2020, his group will meet virtually on Fridays from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. EST unless otherwise indicated in the calendar below.
Zoom link: go.ncsu.edu/flourishdropin

The goal of flourish is to facilitate student wellness connections. Flourish is a program that was developed from evidence-based research surrounding the benefits of horticulture therapy. These benefits include improving your mood, promoting physical and mental wellness, improving social skills, and promoting emotional growth. It is a collaboration between Prevention Services and the horticulture department, focusing on fostering wellness skills. The goal of flourish is to facilitate student wellness and social connections.

For Summer 2020, this group will meet virtually on Fridays from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. EST unless otherwise indicated in the calendar below.
Zoom link: Email packrecovery@ncsu.edu to obtain link

This support space provides a virtual space for students in recovery from substance use disorders to connect. Attendees can expect the time to begin with a mindfulness exercise followed by a discussion focused on coping with recovery during the social isolation of COVID-19.

Facilitated by Megan Meadows and Kim Nguyen-Dinh.

Upcoming Events

May 27
May 29
  • May 29  -  10:00 am

    Flourish Virtual Drop-In


    Flourish is a program that was developed from evidence-based research surrounding the benefits of horticulture therapy. These benefits include improving your mood, promoting physical and mental wellness, improving social skills, and promoting emotional growth. It is a collaboration between Prevention Services and the horticulture department, focusing on fostering wellness skills. The goal of flourish is to facilitate student wellness and social connections.

    Zoom link: go.ncsu.edu/flourishdropin

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  • May 29  -  1:00 pm

    Recovery Support: Virtual Drop-In


    This support space provides a virtual space for students in recovery from substance use disorders to connect. Attendees can expect the time to begin with a mindfulness exercise followed by a discussion focused on coping with recovery during the social isolation of COVID-19. 

    Facilitated by Megan Meadows and Kim Nguyen-Dinh.

    Email packrecovery@ncsu.edu for Zoom link. 

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Jun 1
  • Jun 1  -  1:30 pm

    Pack Park: Virtual Drop-In

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    Find Community in the Wolfpack among peers experiencing loss.

    Zoom link: go.ncsu.edu/packpark

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  • Jun 1  -  3:00 pm

    International Tea Time: Virtual Drop-In


    A time to just show up, meet peers, learn about other cultures, relax, and support each other. Open to all international and domestic students.

    Zoom link: go.ncsu.edu/teatime

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