Resources for Stress and Mental Health
On this page:
- UM resources:
- Local resources
- National resources
MI Talk ("My Talk") is a website for UM students with mental health resources such as online screenings for depression and anxiety, skill-building tools, and recorded workshops, lectures and relaxation exercises. MiTalk also lists Emergency Resources.
UM Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS)
3100 Michigan Union
Free, confidential services for UM students including:
- Short-term psychotherapy for individuals or couples
- Workshops for changing patterns of behavior, study skills, etc.
- Assessment of substance abuse patterns (ASAP)
- Sexual assault counseling
- Referrals for additional help
- Online screening (see Common Concerns on their website)
Community Providers Database is a searchable listing of off-campus mental health care providers.
CampusMindWorks supports UM students who have been diagnosed with an ongoing mental health disorder. This site provides information and resources, including a searchable database, to help students manage their illness and get the most out of their college experience.
UM Center for the Child and Family
530 Church Street, Suite 1465
Comprehensive range of mental health services for children and families in the community including:
- Learning Disabilities
- Social Skills
- Child Evaluations and Assessments
- IQ Testing
- ADHD Evaluations
- Emotional and Behavioral Concerns
- Grief and Loss
- Relationship Issues for Marriage and Couples
UM University Health Service
Provides medication management of common mental health issues.
UM Psychological Clinic
530 Church Street, Suite 2463
Offers assessment, counseling and treatment for adults at UM and in the community. The Psych Clinic can help with a wide range of issues including anxiety, depression, couples issues, and problems with work and study. They are a Blue Care Network provider, including UM Premier Care and GradCare.
Department of Public Safety can do safety checks on students. For emergencies call 911; for non-emergencies call 734-763-1131.
UM Mental Health Resources
Links to campus mental health care resources and reports the work of the Mental Health Workgroup.
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UM Academic Support Services
A searchable portal to learn about all UM academic support services.
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UM Faculty and Staff Assistance Program
Provides short-term counseling, personalized coaching and educational presentations for staff, faculty and their immediate family members.
Note: services at the UM Health System are not covered by students' health service fee. For more information, see Who Can Use UHS?
UM Depression Center
Develops, disseminates, and advances state-of-the-art science, education, treatment and prevention strategies for clinical depression. Treatment services available to the public on a fee-for-services basis (accepts some insurance plans). Produces Beyond Sadness, a brochure on depression available in 12 languages.
UM Sleep Disorder Center
Diagnoses and treats patients with sleep disorders.
UM Stress and Anxiety Disorders Program
Provides state-of-the-art clinical care for patients with anxiety disorders and is a leading anxiety research center.
UM Adult Psychiatry - Ambulatory Division
800-525-5188 or 734-764-9190
Treatment services available to the public on a fee-for-services basis (accepts some insurance plans).
UM Psychiatry Emergency Service
Emergency walk-in consultation and phone service available 24 hours per day, seven days per week.
UM Department of Psychiatry, Neuropsychology Division
Performs psychological evaluation to differentiate cognitive functioning.
UM Preventive Cardiology
Offers a "Power of Relaxation" program, as well as nutrition, weight management, exercise, smoking cessation and stress management programs.
CARE has a mission to support the needs of a diverse population by increasing awareness and understanding of eating and body image issues at the UM.
Finding Voice Finding Voice is an organization of UM students dedicated to improving the campus environment for students with psychological disorders.
PULSE is a student-run, UHS-sponsored organization promoting health in residential communities.
SHARE is a student organization dedicated to educating the University community about mental health concerns and resources on campus.
S.O.S. Community Services
Helps individuals and families in need to achieve economic, family and residential stability.
Health Services Access
734-544-3050 or 800-440-7548
Entry point for Medicaid-eligible and uninsured for mental health, public health and or substance abuse information and services in Washtenaw County. Callers receive health information and/or referrals to community services.
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
Offers support (including support groups), education and advocacy for people with mental illness and their family members in Washtenaw County.
The Women's Center of Southeastern Michigan
Provides low-cost counseling to women and girls.
Anxiety Disorders Association of America
Committed to improving the lives of the people who suffer from anxiety disorders through promotion of early diagnosis, treatment and cure.
Facebook aims to help prevent suicide. If you spot a suicidal thought on a friend's page, you can report it to Facebook by clicking a link next to the comment. Facebook then sends an email to the person who posted the suicidal comment, encouraging them to call the hotline or click on a link to begin a confidential chat.
Jed Foundation works to reduce suicide among college students in the U.S and offers a toll-free National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 800-273-TALK.
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)
Dedicated to the eradication of mental illnesses and to the improvement of the quality of life of all whose lives are affected by these diseases.
National Mental Health Consumer's Self-Help Clearinghouse
800-553-4539 or 215-751-1810
Helps connect individuals to self-help and advocacy resources, and offers expertise to self-help groups and other peer-run services for mental health consumers.
National Institute of Mental Health
301-443-4513 or 866-615-6464 (toll-free)
Offers a wide variety of information including: