U-M Counseling and Psychological Services

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold, there are numerous websites being created around the country with informative resources to help you cope. It can feel daunting (or overwhelming) to wade through these to find accurate and helpful information. To get you started our staff has curated a selective list of quality and timely resources, which can be found below.  Keep checking this page for additional resources from around the country that CAPS staff would recommend checking out. 

Drop In Virtual QPR

In honor of Suicide Prevention Month, CAPS is offering 2 Drop in Virtual QPR Trainings.

QPR is a 90 minute training that teaches participants the warning signs of suicide and provides concrete tools on how to Question a person about suicidal thoughts, Persuade them to get help, and Refer the person to help.

Follow the links below to register. Both QPRs will be held over Zoom. 
Friday October 14th from 11-1230PM for students: https://bit.ly/3S6X0AJ


Recognizing that some students who are feeling isolated, depressed, or anxious may find it challenging to connect with our resources and verbally express their needs, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is pleased to announce the piloting of Togetherall, an online, anonymous peer-support tool available for free to our students. Togetherall is a clinically moderated, online peer-to-peer mental health community that reaches and empowers a diverse population of students to anonymously seek and provide support

Sexual Assault and COVID-19

UM CAPS created a virtual guide (below) where you’ll find information about sexual assault and mental health, resources for supporting yourself or a friend, sexual violence and social identities, and strategies to practice self-care (even during a global pandemic). 

Sexual Assault Resource Guide

CAPS Stressbusters App

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) and the Student Advisory Board (SAB) launch the Stressbusters Wellness App that is available for FREE in the APP store or Google Play for iOS and Android mobile devices.  This app will quickly and conveniently provide students with up-to-date campus health information, mental health resources, stress reduction exercises and other wellness activities.

Mental Health Care Package: Coping with COVID 19

Just like you, the University of Michigan Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) is venturing unto a new path, a new reality associated with COVID-19.  We wanted to reach out (virtually, of course! #PhysicalDistancing) and share ways in which to help take care of yourselves, no matter if you are in Ann Arbor or across the globe.