U-M Counseling and Psychological Services

Embedded Model

In 2014, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) embarked on a new way of effectively and efficiently distributing mental health services for students across the schools and colleges by creating a community-based model - placing CAPS clinicians inside some of the schools and colleges, known as the embedded model.  CAPS counselors are now placed in 8 different Schools and Colleges at UM.

Find more information (including CAPS Embedded Staff, Confidentiality, and more) about the Embedded Model HERE.   


September is National Suicide Prevention Month

Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death among college students. Twenty-five percent know of someone who has died as a result of suicide and/or 40% know of someone who has attempted. But suicide is preventable. To honor National Suicide Prevention Month, CAPS encourages increased awareness about prevention to stop student suicide. It is important to know the warning signs and resources, listen to one another, show concern, and be willing to help. No matter how difficult things may seem, there is always hope. One conversation encouraging hope and resiliency can make a difference.

Wall of Stop Student Suicide Tiles

CAPS Hours

Spring/Summer Hours
Mon -Friday: 8am-5pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Fall/Winter Hours
Mon -Thurs: 8am-7pm
Friday: 8am-5pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Our urgent/crisis services are available 24/7 for those students who are in crisis or have an urgent need to be seen by our counselor on duty.

Counselor on Duty at CAPS is available in Fall/Winter Semester:

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