Mental Health
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Mental Health

Local and national resources

Get Support

Mental health is a top priority at the University of Michigan. There are many resources on campus to support you and your loved ones including academic and personal counseling services, after-hours urgent support, and toolkits developed by the experts at Michigan Medicine.

Need Help Now?

If you're experiencing a mental health crisis:

  • Call 911 to reach emergency responders
  • Call or text 988 to reach the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline
  • Call 734-936-5900 or 734-996-4747 to reach U-M Psychiatric Emergency Services
  • For Michigan Medicine students, faculty and staff only, text ‘UMICH’ to 741741 for a free 24/7 external support service
  • For Michigan Medicine students, faculty and staff, visit the Office of Well-Being internal site

Don’t isolate yourself. Lean on people, even if it’s your host from interviews or people you met along the way. We all want to help.”

MSTP student

Campus Support & National Hotlines


Suicide and Crisis Lifeline
988 (Call or Text)

National Suicide Prevention Hotline
1-800-273-TALK (8255)

24-Hour Non-Emergency U-M Campus Safety & Security

U-M CAPS After-Hours Urgent Support
734-764-8312 (Press 0)

U-M Sexual Assault 24-Hour Crisis Line

The TrevorLifeline (LGBTQ+ crisis intervention)

I moved from California, and had a very difficult time in my first few months here. I relied on my counselor and found communities in and out of the Medical School to help feel more at home.”

MD student