U-M Counseling and Psychological Services

CAPS now on Mcard

A recent article on the UM Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion web page has featured CAPS efforts to increase mental health support on campus.  Every student receives an Mcard to serve as their UM ID card for their career here at U of M.  Now, the Mcard has CAPS After Hours Information on the back.  

CAPS Embedded Model a focus for Inside Higher Education Article

Several universities, including UM Counseling and Psychological Services, were highlighted in a recent article found in Inside Higher Education for their work with embedding counselors around campus.  This has proven to be a new way to address needs of students and expand access to mental health support.   

CAPS Adds "After Hours" Mental Health Support

In a recent Michigan Daily article, reporter Katie Penrod describes CAPS new efforts to provide mental health support for UM Students after hours.  

Penrod goes on to write, "Partnering with a company called ProtoCall, CAPS will now give students the option to call a mental health hotline after its office in the Michigan Union closes at 7 p.m. The hotline will be open whenever CAPS is not — including weekends and school holidays."

Find the full Michigan Daily article HERE.

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Michigan Daily Reports on CAPS Embedded Model

University of Michigan Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) shares about the success of the Embedded Model in this Michigan Daily article.  

In commenting about the "Embedded Model," CAPS Director Todd Sevig said, “Our goal is to increase support, but not just to increase by doing the same old thing,” Sevig said. “We really wanted to grow in this new way, and that new way is a direct, local service delivery, local meeting within that particular place. And it also meets the needs of the schools and colleges.”

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Michigan Daily Article: CAPS Shares "Heart" Messages

University of Michigan Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) encourages UM campus to "go beyond the surface" and engage in a community of caring.  This Michigan Daily article from CAPS Director, Todd Sevig, shares the recent suicide prevention work including a video filled with messages from students for students.

Read the Michigan Daily article here.

Find out more about Messages of Hope and other Suicide Prevention efforts here.