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Health & Wellness


Being aware and managing your feelings, being at peace with who you are, and having the tools you need to weather life’s ups and downs.

Are you worried about yourself, or someone that you care about, but not sure what to do? You can try using this online screening tool to check your symptoms and find out when it might be time to seek professional help.

Need help now? If you think you or someone close to you is in immediate danger, call 911 or UMHS Psychological Emergency Services at 734-936-5900.

For all other non-urgent situations or to find someone to talk to about mental your health goals or concerns –

If you are an OGPS Trainee, we recommend that you first:

schedule an appointment with the OGPS Counselor

If the OGPS Counselor isn’t available and you are a Trainee you can:

contact Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

If you are a Postdoc or Faculty member, we recommend that you:

contact the Office of Counseling & Workplace Resilience

Resources

Mental Health Resources

Schedule an Appointment with OGPS Health and Wellness Counselor, Dr. Kate Hagadone.

Community Providers Database is a searchable listing of off-campus mental health care providers.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) provides consultation and counseling for all students at the University of Michigan. For urgent concerns, walk-in services are available, or call 734-764-8312 for 24/hour phone support. Services are free and confidential.

The University Psychological Clinic provides psychoeducational evaluations and evidence-based psychotherapy to students and faculty at the University of Michigan as well as members of the local community and southeast Michigan. They are a Blue Care Network provider, including UM Premier Care and GradCare.

Faculty and Staff Conseling and Consultation Office (FASCCO) provides counseling for faculty, staff, and postdocs.

Michigan Medicine Office of Counseling and Workplace Resilience provides mental health counseling, grief and loss counseling, and more for Michigan Medicine faculty, staff, and postdocs.

Dr. Laura Monschau is the embedded counselor at Rackham Graduate School dedicated to serving graduate students.

Online screening for common mental health concerns are available for free, 24/7. Participants will receive immediate results to print and bring to a counselor for further discussion if indicated.

PhD Balance is an online community offering webinars, conversation forums, and resources to empower students to grow their own resilience and work towards success in and after their graduate training.

Article: What Colleges Must Do to Promote Mental Health for Graduate Students – University of Michigan School of Public Health (2018)

MiTalk is a website for UM students with mental health resources such as online screenings for depression and anxiety, skill-bulding tools, recorded workshops, lectures, and relaxation exercises. You can sort by resources catered to your identity, barriers your facing, and more.

Tips for Helping a Friend in need. What to look for, how to help, and conversation starters.

The University’s Abuse Hurts initiative is a cross-campus collaboration promoting prevention of and effective response to domestic or intimate partner abuse and sexual violence affecting members of the university community.

University Health Service Wellness Coaching for undergraduate and graduate students. Free 1:1 coaching conversation available to help students who are feeling stuck or want to work through barriers to achieve overall wellness.

National Institute of Mental Health offers a wide variety of information including information on anxiety disorders and fact sheets regarding students and depression.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is staffed with trained volunteers, day and night. Online chat or call 1-800-273-TALK.

Trans Lifeline is staffed by trained transgender volunteers. Call 877-565-8860.

If you are experiencing an urgent mental health crisis, call 911.

Coping with Stress

If you are a PREP, MEDPREP, or PIBS student and you need academic tutoring in a course, please contact Michelle Melis to get a free tutor.

One-Minute Stress Strategies

PhD Balance is an online community offering webinars, conversation forums, and resources to empower students to grow their own resilience and work towards success in and after their graduate training.

Wellness Coaching is a free 1:1 service for undergraduate and graduate students. Learn more about how to reduce stress and incorporate mindful strategies into your life!

CAPS offers graduate student support groups, lunch series, and workshop opportunities to help you connect with others and overcome barriers.

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Mindfulness

Mindfulness lists places you can learn and practice.

There is a Meditation Room on the 6th floor of THSL open for all to use.

MHealthy offers meditation classes for a small fee for faculty, staff, students, and the public.

Wellness Coaching is a free 1:1 service for undergraduate and graduate students. Learn more about how to incorporate mindful strategies into your life!

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