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Student Care and Assistance

Student Care and Assistance is staffed by consultants who can help you navigate any situation. Make an appointment with Student Care and Assistance to get started:

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Employee Assistance Program

The Employee Assistance Program can help faculty, staff, and their families navigate situations and connect with the right resources. Make an appointment to get started:

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Individual Counseling

Individual counseling can be a great way to explore and improve your mental health. Browse these providers to find one that fits your needs:

Individual Counseling Providers

Group Counseling

Group counseling includes groups of students who may have similar issues to explore or discuss. The university offers several options for group counseling. Browse these options to learn more:

Group Counseling Providers

Couples Therapy

Couples therapy addresses the unique needs of couples and interpersonal relationships. Find campus providers for couples therapy at this link:

Couples Therapy Providers

Services for Students

Students: we are here for you! The university offers a wide variety of services for the unique needs of students. Take a look at your options here:

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Services for Faculty and Staff

Faculty and staff have several choices for mental health support on campus. Browse your options here:

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Browse all providers

Our "Find Help Now" page contains all campus services, organized by who they serve and what broad service categories they offer. Search or browse all providers here:

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Report a Problem

If you have concerns you'd like to send to the Office of the Dean of Students for followup, please use this form. An Office of the Dean of Students staff member will contact you to discuss resources based on your report.  

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Services for Graduate and Professional Students

Graduate and professional students: we are here for you! The university offers a wide variety of services to meet your needs:

 services for graduate and professional students

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The University of Iowa is dedicated to providing quality mental health services and resources to faculty, staff, students, their families, and the community. To best support the UI community, this website was created as a central hub to easily explore the mental health resources available on campus.

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Upcoming events tagged "Mental Health"

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Support Space for individuals impacted by the Buffalo mass shooting

Thursday, May 26, 2022 11:00am to 12:30pm
Virtual
UCS is holding drop-in support space for students who are impacted by the white supremacy demonstrated by the recent shooting in Buffalo and ongoing anti-Black violence. If you're experiencing stress due to the recent violence or know anyone who is, please feel free to drop in virtually or share the resource with them.
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Support Space for individuals impacted by the church mass shooting in Laguna Woods, CA

Friday, May 27, 2022 11:30am to 12:20pm
Virtual
UCS is holding drop-in support space for students who are impacted by the political hate crime committed against the Taiwanese congregation at Geneva Presbyterian Church in Laguna Woods, CA . If you're experiencing stress due to the recent violence or know anyone who is, please feel free to drop in virtually or share the resource with them.
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Drop-in Distress Tolerance Workshop

Wednesday, June 1, 2022 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Virtual
Distress Tolerance Workshop with Heidi Schmitt, LISW and Holly Nicely, PsyD This is a 60-minute workshop focused on learning distress tolerance skills. Distress tolerance is the ability to manage distressing emotions and effectively move through stressful situations in an effective manner. This is a DBT informed curriculum-driven series with structure and specific learning objectives and topics for each week. All participants will receive handouts with exercises to be completed both within and...
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First Thursdays: Mental Health Speaker Series

Coping during the time of COVID-19 is an uncharted, life-changing task for everyone, and it can make caring for our own mental health and the mental health of those around us a challenge. Check out our upcoming mental health presentations as experts share resources and strategies for coping during this time.