CAPS Services & Resources Overview

Wherever you are, we're here to serve and support the Arizona community.

CAPS Main is open to assist Arizona students online by HIPAA-compliant video conference. Please call CAPS prior to going into the office. 

Hours: 8 am-6 pm

Phone: 520-621-3334 *After-hours crisis callers may speak with a licensed counselor by pressing 1 when prompted by the automated message.

Quick Links


CAPS Services

For more information, visit health.arizona.edu/who-we-are-and-what-we-do

Triage

Meet briefly with a counselor to discuss your needs and what services best meet them. Triage appointments are available Monday-Friday, 9-3:30p. Schedule by phone (520-621-3334) or by Zoom. Here’s how it works.

Care Coordination

A Care Coordinator can assist with finding community resources, including referrals for counseling, psychiatry, and other services. Same-day visits in person or by phone are available. 

Consultation

CAPS offers consultative services for concerned family members, friends, faculty, and staff. Find out more about helping a student you're concerned about or view our list of cultural center liaisons

Groups & Workshops

Visit our website to view the full list of group offerings and psychoeducational workshops.

Featured groups and workshops:

Campus Health Wildcats Anonymous

Meetings, programming, and peer mentoring for students who want to address their substance use.

Brief Individual Counseling

Goal-oriented sessions with a licensed counselor or psychologist for short term treatment are available in-person or via web-based TAO (Therapy Assistance Online) or Zoom sessions for students in Arizona. During the COVID-19 epidemic, students in some other states may be eligible.

How to get the most out of your counseling session.

Brief Psychiatry Services

Evaluations & medication management provided by a licensed psychiatrist or nurse practitioner.

Self-Help Resources

View our library of online tools made just for college students. Find self-help information for anxiety, depression, eating disorders, alcohol use, and more.

CAPS Videos & Presentations

Topics: Worrying, Balance, Confidence, Test Anxiety, Stress, Happiness & Relaxation, Alcohol Poisoning

Pathways to Wellness

Design your own personal wellness plan, including tips and campus resources. Wellness topics include: academic, emotional, environmental, financial, interpersonal, occupational, physical, spiritual, and stage of life wellness.

Stronger Than Resources for Building Resilience

Practicing things like gratitude, mindfulness, and self-compassion will help you change your perspective, value your authentic self, and reach out when you want to retreat. Looking back, we see how far we've come and how strong we truly are. See for yourself with the Stronger Than Challenge and share your journey with @UAZCampusHealth.

Free Apps

View our full list of free apps.

TAO (Therapy Assistance Online) 

Mental health screenings, treatments, tools and measures for mood, communication, substance abuse. Visit thepath.taoconnect.org. Set up an account with UA email.

WellTrack Interactive Self-Help Therapy

Set up an account with UA email to access mental health assessments, mood checks, modules, and tools to combat depression and anxiety.

Online Readings

Eating Disorder Recovery, Depression, with Stress, Anxiety and Test Anxiety, Sleep, Safer Drinking, Social Anxiety, Happiness and Relaxation, Feeling Good in Grad School

Self-Help Books

Find the perfect self-help book for you.  

Crisis Support and Hotlines

View our full list of crisis signs, resources and hotlines and international help lines and crisis lines.

Community Crisis Line (24/7): 520-622-6000 or 866-495-6735

Crisis Response Center (24/7):520-301-2400 @ 2802 E. District St, Tucson, AZ 85714

Peer Support/Warm Line (8am-midnight):520-770-9909

Crisis Text Line/Peer Support (24/7): Text HOME to 741741

National Suicide Prevention (24/7): 800-273-8255, http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

Veterans Suicide Prevention Lifeline (24/7): 1-800-273-TALK(8255)

Arizona Complete Care Crisis Line (24/7): 866-495-6735

Sexual Assault Crisis Line (24/7): 800-400-1001  520-327-7273 http://www.sacasa.org

National Domestic Violence Hotline (24/7): 800-799-7233 http://www.thehotline.org

The Trevor Lifeline: 866-4-U-TREVOR (24/7): 866-488-7386 Suicide Prevention Hotline for LGBTQ Youth

A confidential and secure resource that provides live help trained specialist

TrevorChat: Online instant messaging http://www.thetrevorproject.org                                                                            

TrevorText (7 days a week, 3 pm - 10 pm Eastern Time): Text TREVOR to 1-202-304-1200

Love Is Respect (National Dating Abuse Helpline): 1-866-331-9474 (TTY: 1-866-331-8453). Text LOVEIS to 22522 

You'll receive a response from a peer advocate prompting you for your question. Go ahead and text your comment or question and we will reply.

Tucson & Out of State Behavioral Health Services

Shrink Space:  https://theshrinkspace.com/signup. Directory of off-campus therapists & psychiatry providers

Psychology Today: http://www.PsychologyToday.com  This national website with 'Find A Therapist' search feature

SAMHSA Treatment Referral Hotline (Substance Abuse): 1-800-662-HELP(4357)

National Eating Disorders Association: www.nationaleatingdisorders.org

International Help Lines and Crisis Lines