U-M Counseling and Psychological Services

CIA History
CIA has done a lot! To get an idea of the kinds of projects and events we take on, here are some examples:

Past Projects:

  • Video series - “Real Stories of Leaders at their Best” - interviews with students and faculty about their experiences with mental health 

  • Letter to the Michigan Daily explaining how faculty can support student mental health

  • “CAPS Unlocked” inspired video for students, clearing up misconceptions about CAPS services and making info on CAPS resources accessible

  • Social Media Takeover - CAPS In Action took over the CAPS Instagram with a series of posts about real mental health experiences of UMich students

Past Events:

  • Workshops in partnership with CAPS’ staff - past topics have included compassion fatigue, perfectionism, performance anxiety, and adjustment

  • Therapy Dog Events - in North Quad and the IM building

  • Goodie Bag Giveaways during final and Halloween time to spread mental health awareness and positivity

Past Tabling Outreach:

  • Fall:

    • Festifall - September

    • Escapade - September

    • Pride Outside - September

    • Intimate Partner Violence Awareness Month (IPVAM) - October

  • Winter:

    • Play Day - February

    • Fresh Check Day with Call for Humanity - March

    • Springfest with Music Matters - April

    • SAPAC the Diag for Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) - April

Past Social Events

  • CIAder Mill Trip

  • Pumpkin Painting

  • Potlucks

  • Game nights