U-M Counseling and Psychological Services

Every day, CAPS is involved in activities and services that strengthen our campus to be supportive,  engaged and, ultimately, connected around student mental health. Our work revolves around: 

Our work also involves information, services, and tools to help students, staff, faculty, and family members. Together, we can achieve a campus climate of mental ‘health’ where each student can engage thoughtfully as an active community member and to help their fellow students.

For more information in a "Frequently Asked Questions" format, please see HERE

Peer Counseling

Welcome to CAPS Individual Peer Counseling! Individual Peer Counseling (IPC) is a brand-new initiative designed to offer a new way to meet the needs of students across the University of Michigan. IPC aims to support student mental health needs that may be more appropriate for individual peer to peer support. The program offers students the opportunity to meet with peers who are trained by the professional staff at UM’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS).

CAPS Services: A Video From CAPS Student Advisory Board

Counseling and Psychological Services is excited to share with you a new video conceived, planned, written, and acted by our 2016-17 CAPS Student Advisory Board. This video focuses on the variety of ways in which UM students may struggle with mental health and the multiple ways in which CAPS provides services. We are very proud of the work our SAB has accomplished this year and this video is one of the highlights. 

The mission of Counseling and Psychological Services is to foster the psychological development and emotional well-being of students through counseling and psychotherapy, preventive and educational programming, consultation and outreach, as well as con
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As an agency, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is committed to the promotion and celebration of diversity in all of its forms.
CAPS has a diverse staff with regard to race, ethnicity, country of origin, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, age, professional discipline and intervention approaches that all contribute to providing excellent mental health services for...
After Business Hours:  734-764-8312 (Press 0) Need Help With An Urgent Mental Health Concern?
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Find out more information on the Clinical Services, Confidentiality, Embedded Staff, Consultation and Outreach HERE. In 2014, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) embarked on a new way of effectively and efficiently distributing mental health...
CAPS staff value professional writing and contributing to areas of knowledge within the fields of social work, psychology, and psychiatry. Below are a list of publications written and co-written by CAPS staff.
Annual reports outline the accomplishments of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) each year, as well as to try to capture the heart and soul of our counseling center work.
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CAPS is taking leadership for the campus in multiple ways -- to embrace the complexity of the work, to give courage to act, and to supply the necessary tools.
PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF HOURS: CAPS remains open during the Pandemic.  However, our services are mostly virtual due to safety considerations of our community.  These services include tele-counseling, crisis support, and virtual outreach.
With increasing numbers of enrolled UM students living outside the state of Michigan (inlcuding outside the United States), we would like to highlight the services CAPS is offering to these students.

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