Mental Health Initiative

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With so many changes in the world and factors that compromise your health and wellness, we wanted to make sure that you had the support you needed, any time, any place. Whether you are on campus, studying from home, or studying abroad, UGA is here for you. 

The University System of Georgia has significantly expanded student mental support services in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. At the University of Georgia, these programs will join an already robust offering of student mental health and well-being support services.

Your wellbeing is our top concern. We are more resolved than ever to ensure you have the support you need to accomplish your goals. If you or a friend are experiencing any mental health concerns, please do not hesitate to use one or more of the options below. We are always here for you. 

 

UGA Mental Health and Wellness Resources

Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) 
706-542-2273
CAPS is dedicated to student mental health and wellbeing. We support students in achieving both academic and personal life goals. CAPS is committed to providing high quality, affordable, and confidential services to UGA students and their eligible partners.

Student Care and Outreach 
706-542-7774 - sco@uga.edu
Student Care and Outreach coordinates care and assistance for all students, undergraduate and graduate, who experience complex, hardship, and/or unforeseen circumstances, by providing individualized assistance and tailored interventions.

Psychology Clinic (UGA)
706-542-1173
The Psychology Clinic is an outpatient mental health clinic operated by the Clinical Training Program of the Department of Psychology at The University of Georgia.

Center for Counseling and Personal Evaluation (UGA)
706-542-8508
The Center for Counseling and Personal Evaluation provides professional services for a wide range of interpersonal, behavioral, and educational concerns. 

ASPIRE Clinic (UGA)
706-542-4486
The ASPIRE Clinic offers an array of services that include individual, couple, and family therapy, financial counseling and education, nutrition counseling and education, and also legal problem solving. 

Health Promotion 
706-542-8690
Health Promotion strives to advance the wellbeing of our students and the UGA Community through health promotion and wellness programs.

University Health Center 
706-542-1162 - contact@uhs.uga.edu
The UGA Health Center is your one-stop-shop for integrated medical, wellness, and counseling services. Every student is assigned a primary care provider home (Red, Gold, Blue, and Green). We are a fully integrated model which means we treat and recommend services that are unique to each patient's needs, whether that is treating illness, providing wellness resources, counseling, health coaching, and more.

Division of Student Affairs 
706-542-3564 - askstudentaffairs@uga.edu 
UGA Student Affairs inspires students to engage meaningfully, grow intellectually, and build character so they will create thriving communities.

Office of Instruction
The Office of Instruction is responsible for supporting teaching, advising and student learning on UGA’s main and extended campuses. 

Wellbeing and Success Initiative
This collaborative initiative provides campus leadership for a broad range of clinical and non-clinical programs, resources, and services to promote student well-being and success. These efforts directly foster the holistic development of students, including the domains of mental health, wellness, student transition, and financial literacy.

Student Resources

Community Wellness Resources

 

Christie Campus Health
UGA Christie Campus Resources gives you 24/7 access to counselors and mental health resources to help you cope with concerns that very from minor and manageable to severe. 

  • A 24/7/365 mental health support line for in-the-moment support and linkages to next steps, regardless of time of day or your location. Call us anytime, any place at 833-910-3371.
  • No cost Telehealth and in-person treatment sessions provided by a diverse network of licensed mental health clinicians. To learn about your options just call us at 833-910-3371.
  • Virtual Psychiatric Clinics to offer assessment and medication management. To learn about your options just call us at 833-910-3371.
  • Personal Student Navigators to assist with referral coordination and support.
  • A Self-directed iCBT program designed exclusively for students. To get access to this program please contact the counseling center at 833-910-3371.
  • “The Wellness Hub” which includes an App and an online wellness magazine with educational content, self-help tools and resource links. Click here to access the Christie Campus Health UGA Wellness Hub: https://ugawellnesshub.com/
 

JED Foundation
The JED Foundation (JED) provides a comprehensive public health approach in promoting emotional well-being and preventing suicide and serious substance abuse.

  • From Dec. 7 to Jan. 11, the University of Georgia administered the Healthy Minds Study, a web-based survey study examining mental health, service utilization, and related issues among undergraduate and graduate students. 

  • Development of a strategic plan for promoting emotional well-being and preventing suicide and serious substance abuse

  • Campus education and engagement services and a mental health resource library

 

USG Mini-grants
In recognition of the unique needs of each campus, USG will provide mini-grants to support mental health and wellness. These funds may establish new technology resources, increase campus programming or enhance communications.

Helpful Links and Contact Info

 
 
 
 
UGA Wellness Hub (Christie Campus Health)
24/7 Support Line: 833-910-3371