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.
- CAPS website
- COVID-19 Health Updates & Travel Advisories
- Coping with stress related to COVID-19
- CAPS Services & Resources Handout
For more information, visit health.arizona.edu/who-we-are-and-what-we-do
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.
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.
Groups & Workshops
Featured groups and workshops:
- Free Guided Meditation Group - Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:30 am (Tucson time)
- Free Biweekly Students of Color group - Tuesdays 2pm and Thursdays 11am (Tucson time)
- New RIO (Recognition, Insight, Openness) workshop - new sessions are starting throughout the semester
- Peace in the Pandemic free workshop - new sessions are starting throughout the semester.
Campus Health Wildcats Anonymous
Meetings, programming, and peer mentoring for students who want to address their substance use.
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.
Brief Psychiatry Services
Evaluations & medication management provided by a licensed psychiatrist or nurse practitioner.
View our library of online tools made just for college students. Find self-help information for anxiety, depression, eating disorders, alcohol use, and more.
Topics: Worrying, Balance, Confidence, Test Anxiety, Stress, Happiness & Relaxation, Alcohol Poisoning
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.
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.
Eating Disorder Recovery, Depression, with Stress, Anxiety and Test Anxiety, Sleep, Safer Drinking, Social Anxiety, Happiness and Relaxation, Feeling Good in Grad School
Crisis Support and Hotlines
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