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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:

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Services for Employees

UI employees have several choices for mental health support on campus. Browse your options here:

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Services for Postdocs

Postdocs have access to a wide variety of choices for mental health support on campus. Browse your options here:

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24-Hour Student Support

Get support via phone, chat, or text 24 hours/day via the UI Support and Crisis Line. Call or text 844-461-5420, or visit this page to chat online now

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The University of Iowa is dedicated to providing high quality mental health services and resources to students, faculty, staff, their families, and the community. 

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Upcoming related events

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Black Student Support Group

Thursday, September 29, 2022 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Afro American Cultural Center
Co-facilitated by Dr. LaNeisha Waller-Boulet, UCS and Shalisa Gladney, Afro-American Cultural Center. The Black Student Support Group will serve as a space for Black identifying students of all gender identities to respectfully listen to each other, share thoughts, feelings, provide validation, and offer encouragement to fellow Black students at the University of Iowa. The group is open for Black students to discuss the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 within the Black community and serve as...
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Distress Tolerance Workshop

Friday, September 30, 2022 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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 that build students' knowledge over the course of the workshop. All participants will receive a workbook with exercises to be completed both within and outside the group to facilitate their learning. Students will work to develop their own...
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ADHD Support Group

Friday, September 30, 2022 1:00pm to 2:00pm
The ADHD Support Group is for students with ADHD to connect and talk about resources, tips/tricks/advice about managing ADHD, and share experiences of navigating college and relationships with ADHD. All ages, races, genders, and majors are welcome as a variety of identities help students connect across diverse experiences and perspectives. Students are welcome to participate as often as they would like — weekly or only during weeks that is convenient. Day/Time: Fridays at 1 p.m. Location: Zoom...

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