U-M Counseling and Psychological Services

Leaders At Their Best: Workshop Event

On Friday, October 23rd 2015, CAPS hosted the first Leaders At Their Best Workshop Event in the Michigan Union.  Michigan Daily reporter Genevieve Hummer was there to interview students and describe the overall efforts.

Find the article HERE.

Find out more information on Leaders At Their Best HERE.

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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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CAPS "Embedded Model" Spotlighted on Huff Post Live

University of Michigan Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) "Embedded Model" continues to receive national attention.  CAPS Embedded Social Worker in the School of Music, Theatre & Dance, Emily Hyssong, was interviewed by Huff Post Live on Friday September 25th.  

The focus of the interview was on increasing the availability of mental health services on campus.  

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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.