U-M Counseling and Psychological Services

Greek Community: "#timetotalk about Mental Health"

CAPS is proud to support our Greek Community for their ongoing efforts around mental health.  

Recent efforts were highlighted in a recent announcment from Shannon Cohen, Interim Associate Director of Greek Life and Panhellenic Advisor.


CAPS Takes Part in Dialogue to Discuss Reactions to Election

November 14th, 2016

In a recent LSA Dialogue Event, CAPS discussed efforts prior to and after the Election to support students. 

“It’s important to note that the election has taken a toll psychologically,” Sevig said. “We are not here to say that if you are feeling strong emotions, then you need therapy. We are here to say that things that could be therapeutic and healing is important. There is no one way of coping or making sense of this is going to work for all of us.”


CAPS Featured on BCTV Live

Todd Sevig, Director, and Christine Asidao, Associate Director for Community Engagement and Outreach, were recently featured on Bloomfield Township Cable Television.

They addressed issues related to college student mental health on a program called "Managing the Problems of Daily Living," hosted by Dr. Linda Sircus.

Find the full video HERE


Michigan Alumnus Magazine Article: Helping and Healing

CAPS is featured in the recent Michigan Alumnus Magazine article "Helping and Healing."  The article describes CAPS recent efforts to address stigma and meet student needs, an increase of UM mental health student organizations, and campus events focused on mental health.  

The recent work of the CAPS Student Advisory Board and CAPS In Action were also highlighted in this article, as well as student experiences of overcoming their own mental health challenges.

Find the full article HERE.

 


Michigan Daily Article: Faculty Must Address Mental Health

CAPS In Action (CIA), a new student organization within the University's Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) that “puts the CAPS initiatives in action," shared their thoughts on how faculty at UM can support mental health in an article that was published in the Michigan Daily.

CIA shared three suggestions including this experience from one of it's members:


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