Mental Health Resources
CAPS@SMTD provides an embedded Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) counselor within SMTD to support students’ mental health. CAPS provides brief individual, couples, and group therapy, drop-in workshops and outreach presentations, urgent/crisis intervention, and assistance with referrals. Free and confidential.
How to schedule your first visit at SMTD CAPS:
Email Emily Hyssong (firstname.lastname@example.org) to request an “Initial Consultation,” which involves initial paperwork (consent form and computer assessment) and consultation to determine the best way to meet your needs.
Other Mental Health Support at the University of Michigan
Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS)
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) provides free and confidential psychological services for currently enrolled U of M undergraduate and graduate students. We strive to provide the following services in an atmosphere that is welcoming, comfortable and multi-culturally sensitive for all students.
CAPS is located on the 4th Floor of the Michigan Union
530 South State Street, Suite 4079 Ann Arbor, MI 48109.
Business hours are Fall-Winter: Monday – Thursday, 8am-6pm and Friday, 8am-5pm. Spring-Summer Monday-Friday 8am- 5pm
- Brief individual, couples, and group therapy
- Drop-In workshops and outreach presentations
- Urgent/Crisis intervention
- Assistance with referrals
Have an urgent concern or crisis?
- Call or walk in to CAPS (on central campus, during business hours) to see the Counselor on Duty. No appointment is necessary.
CAPS After Hours: If you need help with an urgent mental health concern after typical business hours call CAPS at 734-764-8312 and press 0 to speak to a licensed mental health professional.
U-M Comprehensive Depression Center
1 in 6 people will experience an episode of depression in their lives, and is often undertreated and misdiagnosed. The goal of the Comprehensive Depression Center is to detect disorders earlier, effectively treat them, prevent recurrences, counteract the stigma associated with the disease, and improve public policy.
Campus Mind Works drop in groups available on North and Central Campus.
The Rachel Upjohn Building, located at 4250 Plymouth Road, houses the U-M Depression Center and Department of Psychiatry. They are open from 7:30am until 7pm Mondays through Thursdays, and close at 5pm on Fridays. Call 734-936-4400 to make an appointment.
U-M Psychological Clinic
The U-M Psychological Clinic provides psychoeducational evaluations and evidence-based psychotherapy to students and faculty as well as community members and others based in southeast Michigan. The clinic provides individual, couples, and group counseling for common problems such as perfectionism and procrastination, school and career difficulties, trauma and grieving, and many others.
There is a link to take a screening survey on the website, and you can call 734-764-3471 to make an appointment.
Wolverine Wellness provides the following individual services for students:
- Wellness Coaching: A FREE 1:1 coaching conversation available to undergraduate and graduate students.
- Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention for College Students (BASICS): a two session screening and discussion for students who want to explore their alcohol use.
- Individual Marijuana Education Program (IMEP): a two session screening and discussion for students who want to explore their marijuana use.
- Anonymous HIV Testing: free for U-M students.
Find more information and schedule an appointment on the Wolverine Wellness page.
Meditation on Central Campus
Drop-in Meditation through Mindfulness@Umich sessions available to all students.
SilverCloud is an online platform that is available to students, faculty and staff at no cost. It offers self-guided programs for anxiety, depression, stress, resilience, or insomnia. Based on cognitive behavioral therapy principles, the self-guided program is available anytime, on any device.
Aimed at providing treatment for mild or moderate issues, SilverCloud allows individuals to confidentially manage symptoms using the program’s interactive content and skill-building tools.
The SilverCloud program is not meant to replace existing services in any way, but rather to serve as an additional, time-flexible option for those who wish to manage day-to-day stressors personally and anonymously.
Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center (SAPAC)
SAPAC promotes social change and activism through professional services and student leadership development. They offer workshops and educational opportunities for UM staff and faculty, tips for bystander intervention and peer-led support groups.
Sexual Misconduct Reporting & Resources
U-M is committed to preventing sexual misconduct and offering support to those who have been harmed. Sexual assault, harassment, discrimination and all forms of sexual misconduct have no place at the University of Michigan. It’s up to each of us to create a healthy and safe campus; to support those who come forward; and to participate in prevention programs. The central website for Sexual Misconduct Reporting & Resources provides tools and resources that can help us ensure a safe and respectful campus.
Office of LGBT Affairs (SPECTRUM)
SPECTRUM offers many resources for students of all orientations. Students can learn how to be an ally and find a peer support group. They offer educational opportunities, mentorship, grants & scholarships, ally training, resources and advocacy.
BIPOC-focused Mental Health Support Resources
- Black Lives Matter Healing Toolkits
- Emotionally Restorative Self Care for People of Color
- Radical Self-Care in the Face of Mounting Racial Stress
- National Museum of African AMerican History & Culture: Talking about Race
- Tips for Self Care: When Police Brutality has you Questioning Humanity and Social Media is Enough
- Black Lives Matter Meditations
- POC: Self Care Resources
- Racial Battle Fatigue: What is it and What are the Symptoms?
Videos & Podcasts
- Steve Fund: Student Stories
- Melanin & Mental Health: Between Sessions Podcast
- Davia Roberts: 15 Mental Health Podcasts for People of Color
- Dr. Amber Thornton: A Different Perspective
- Just Davia: Affirm
- Black Girl in Om
- Minding my Black Business
- Naming It!
- Talking Off the Couch
- Silent Symptoms: Black Mental Health Podcasts
- Our Mental Health Minute
Finding a Provider
- Black Mental Health Alliance
- Therapists of Color Directory
- Inclusive Therapists
- National Center for Institutional Diversity: Young, Gifted, @ Risk and Resilient
- Therapy for Black Girls
- The Association of Black Psychologists
- LGBTQ Psychotherapists of Color
- National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network