Mental Health

For Students at the UM Ann Arbor Campus

For Students

The University's commitment to diversity and inclusiveness extends to students who have mental health concerns. The University is committed to the academic success, personal development and general health of all students. We want you to be successful and well. If you have mental health concerns, call or visit one of the following offices for confidential support. The following offices have experience working with the diversity of students represented in our student body.

Mental Health Sites on Campus

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
Counseling and Psychological Services is committed to providing multicultural and multidisciplinary expert therapeutic support. Clinical services include brief personal therapy for individuals, couples and groups and crisis intervention.

University Health Service (UHS)
University Health Service offers comprehensive outpatient medical services, conveniently located on central campus. The University Health Service is committed to promoting and protecting the health of students and other members of the University community so that they may achieve their educational goals.

Department of Psychiatry
The Department of Psychiatry is part of the University of Michigan Health System and provides patients with state-of-the-art treatment and care of psychiatric disorders, much of it based on the innovative research done by our faculty.

Depression Center
The University of Michigan Depression Center is the first ever multi-disciplinary center dedicated to research, education, and treatment of depressive and bipolar illnesses.

Psychological Clinic
The Psychological Clinic offers help for community members in the Ann Arbor area, including students, staff and faculty from the University of Michigan.

University Center for the Child & Family (UCCF)
The University Center for the Child & Family offers a comprehensive range of mental health services for children and families in the community.

University of Michigan Addiction Treatment Services (UMATS)
University of Michigan Addiction Treatment Services (UMATS) offers assessment, diagnosis and treatment personalized to your life. Our services are rooted in the professional and recovering communities, supported by research, and delivered with compassion, hope, and respect for diversity. We are committed to achieving positive outcomes.

Mental Health Providers Off Campus

Off-Campus Providers

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Student Support Units

Career Center
The Career Center assists students from all academic units with their career exploration, job search skill development and interest in advanced educational opportunities.

Dean of Students (DOS)
The Dean of Student's Office offers individual support, programs, services, co-curricular opportunities, policy development and advocacy to advance the Michigan experience of all students.

International Center
The International Center provides a variety of services to assist international students, scholars, faculty and staff at the University of Michigan, as well as U-M American students seeking opportunities to study, work, or travel abroad.

Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs (MESA)
The Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs and the William Monroe Trotter Multicultural Center serve as resources of support for diverse student populations in our campus community.

Office of Financial Aid
The Office of Financial Aid is committed to helping students obtain the financial assistance needed to reach their educational goals. This can include financial planning to include costs of mental health services.

Office of Institutional Equity - ADA Coordinator

Ombuds Office
The Ombuds office is a place where student questions, complaints and concerns about the functioning of the University can be discussed confidentially in a safe environment. The Office offers informal dispute resolution services, provides resources and referrals, and helps students consider options available to them.

Services for Students with Disabilities
Services for Students with Disabilities provides equal and integrated access for students with visual impairments, learning disabilities, mobility impairments, hearing impairments, chronic health problems and psychological disabilities.

Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center (SAPAC)
SAPAC provides educational and supportive services for the University of Michigan community related to sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, sexual harassment, and stalking.

Spectrum Center
Spectrum Center provides a comprehensive range of education, information and advocacy services working to create and maintain an open, safe and inclusive environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students, faculty, and staff, their families and friends, and the campus community at large.

UM Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Program
UM Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Program is a comprehensive and student-centered program. Staff use evidence-based strategic interventions, collaboration, innovation and the incorporation of the wellness dimensions to reduce the harmful consequences of alcohol and other drug use.

Univesrity Housing, Residence Hall Programs and Services
Living at Michigan means being part of a dynamic community in which diversity is welcomed, leadership is encouraged, respect is required and learning is paramount. The many programs and services we provide are designed to support the physical, emotional and academic needs of each and every resident.

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Student Organizations

Finding Voice
Findng Voice is an organization of University of Michigan students dedicated to improving the campus environment for students with psychological disorders. Some of us have struggled personally with mental illness, some of us have friends or family members who have faced mental illness, and some of us have no prior experience with psychological disorders. We all work together to provide better support and advocacy for students with psychological disorders, mental health education for members of the UM community, and a creative expression forum for individuals impacted by psychological disorders.

Student Health Advocates and Resource Exchange (SHARE) is a student organization dedicated to educating the University community about mental health concerns and resources on campus. We hope to reduce the stigma surrounding mental illness through dialogue and information sharing.

Peers Utilizing Leadership Skills for Education (PULSE) is a student-run, UHS-sponsored organization promoting health in residential communities. Members take advantage of peer interactions to share health information. PULSE also works with Res Staff and Greek leadership to identify needs and develop activites to address the health needs of their communities. PULSE is also committed to improving campus climate through its social justice work.

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Web Resources

MiTalk is a website created specifically for all students at the University of Michigan. On this site, you will find a number of resources such as online screenings for depression and anxiety, to skill-building tools for stress management and academic skills, as well as digitally recorded lectures, events and workshops. Also you will be able to view and download two-minute videos on yoga, progressive muscle relaxation and guided meditation.

Campus MindWorks
The Campus Mind Works website was created to support University of Michigan students who have been diagnosed with an ongoing mental health disorder. This site provides information and resources to help students manage their illness.

Academic Skills
The University of Michigan offers a variety of academic support services to help you succeed academically. This website is designed to help you learn about the wide range of services on campus.

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