Below you will find available resources to assist students with their mental health needs.
The mission of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is to provide students with mental health services that allow them to improve and maintain their mental well-being and to meet their educational, personal, emotional and spiritual goals. Their goal is to assist students’ learning by helping manage psychological symptoms and stressors, difficult life events and mental health crises. CAPS accomplishes this with high-quality, assessment, counseling, referral, consultation, outreach and training in order to assist students in reaching their full potential.
Case Management, offered by the Office of the Dean of Students, provides support and intervention, consultation, crisis management, and education to address student challenges or difficulties that impact student success, wellness, and the campus community.
The mission of Case Management is to:
- promote growth in self advocacy,
- identify and explore options to address student challenges and/or concerning behavior,
- facilitate connection to campus and community resources, and
- help the USF community build capacity to support students.
The Cultural Centers provide spaces for student community-building and dialogue. Each program will take place in the Cultural Centers (UC 4th floor) , and the collectives for the 2019-2020 school year include:
- Queer People of Color
- Queer Womxn
- Central & South American & Caribbean
- Glitter Group
- Asian and Asian American
University Ministry supports the spiritual, religious and pastoral needs of the University of San Francisco (USF) community. As a Jesuit University, USF offers an array of programs to support and enrich your spiritual well-being to help you lead a life of meaningful purpose.
Orange County Specific Resources:
- OCHA's Community Counseling Supportive Services: short-term counseling program for OC residents who are at risk for or have developed a mild to moderate behavioral health condition.
- List from Orange County Health Care Agency (OCHA) of low-cost behavioral health, medical, and community services
Sacramento Specific Resources:
- Sacramento County Department of Health Services: mental health resources
- Active Minds (mental health awareness/education/community for college students)
- American Mental Wellness Association
- American Psychological Association
- Bay Area Crisis Center Resources
- Black Emotional and Mental Health (BEAM)
- CALHOPE Emotional Support Hotline- (833) 317-HOPE
- Healthy Communication Workshops
- Healthy Relationships Programs
- Mental Health America
- National Alliance on Mental Illness: Orange County, Sacramento and San Francisco
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
- NIH Emotional Wellness Toolkit - provides evidence based tips for living well and improving your emotional wellness
- Racial Trauma Tool-Kit: Boston College
- San Francisco Suicide Prevention Crisis Line
- Sliding Scale Psychotherapy Agencies
- ULifeline - online resource for college mental health