Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
CAPS provides the following services, among other services, in an atmosphere that is welcoming, comfortable, and multi-culturally sensitive for all travelers:
- Individual Counseling
- Group Opportunities
- Urgent/Crisis Services
- Psychiatric Evaluations and Medication Management
- ADHS Screenings and Support
- Eating Patterns Screening and Support
- Substance Abuse Screenings and Support
Ann Arbor Campus
Room 3100 Michigan Union
530 S. State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
2157 University Center
4901 Evergreen Road
Dearborn, MI 48129
264 University Center (UCEN)
Flint, MI 48502
Hear real stories on mental health from students at the University of Michigan via the CAPS video series "The Real Stories of Leaders at their Best"
University Psychological Clinic
The University Psychological Clinic offers therapy for many difficulties and concerns, including:
Depression and anxiety
Problems with procrastination
Problems with personal relationships, including spouses, family and friends;
School and career difficulties, problems at work with colleagues or superiors, confusion or concern about sexual identities or preferences, problems dealing with an upsetting or traumatic event, issues with transition from one city or country to another
Dealing with the loss of a loved one or close relationship
The Psychological Clinic is not a free service, though it does accept many types of insurance and payment options.
The Mary A. Rackham Institute, Suite 100
500 E. Washington St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
University Health Service - Travel Health Services
- General information about travel and health concerns (including immunizations needed)
- Travel Health Checklist
Michigan Global Portal
- University of Michigan resources and information related in global programs and for students going abroad
The following are examples of online resources available for students interested in enhancing skills to build resiliency. They are provided only as examples and their inclusion does not imply any endorsement. The following are intended to introduce the types of resources that might be helpful in the indicated categories.
- Stressbusters Wellness Mobile App
A personal wellness assistant continuously updated with daily messages, video-stream heath rewards, audio tracks to increase calm and focus.
- My Free Yoga Videos and Downloads
Perform downdog with fellow Yogis with free yoga videos, many of which are downloadable. Choose a video that fits your level, included in categories like "vinyasa", "beginners" and "Yoga for emotions".
- UCLA Free Guided Meditations
Download these free guided 5-19 minute meditations involving techniques like "Breath, Sound, Body Meditation", "Loving Kindness Meditation" and "Body Scan for Sleep".
Cultural Competence and Humility
- What's Up With Culture by University of the Pacific
Online cultural training modules for students going overseas.
- GoOverseas.com: Ways to Reduce Homesickness Abroad
Reduce feelings of isolation by trying local foods, making a bucket list, creating a routine and other ideas mentioned in this article.
- Culture Crossing Guide
Evolving database of cross-cultural information about every country in the world.
- "Diversity & Inclusion" (Davidson College)
Resources for students from different backgrounds. Topics include students of color, heritage seekers, first generation, LGBTQ students, students with disabilities, white students, international students, pre-med students, student athletes, religion, females abroad and Americans abroad.