Health, Wellness, & Counseling
Academic excellence requires personal wellness. At Taubman College, we are committed to supporting the whole student. A healthy body and mind are the foundation necessary for effective learning and development.
There are numerous resources available for students at the University of Michigan. There are also specific resources available for Taubman College students.
University of Michigan Web Resources
Adapted from the website of the UM Mental Health Work Group.
MiTalk is a website created specifically for all students at the University of Michigan. On this site, you will find a number of resources such as online screenings for depression and anxiety, to skill-building tools for stress management and academic skills, as well as digitally recorded lectures, events and workshops. Also you will be able to view and download two-minute videos on yoga, progressive muscle relaxation and guided meditation.
Campus Mind Works
The Campus Mind Works website was created to support University of Michigan students who have been diagnosed with an ongoing mental health disorder. This site provides information and resources to help students manage their illness.
The University of Michigan offers a variety of academic support services to help you succeed academically. This website is designed to help you learn about the wide range of services on campus.
Mental Health Sites on Campus
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
Counseling and Psychological Services is committed to providing multicultural and multidisciplinary expert therapeutic support. Clinical services include brief personal therapy for individuals, couples and groups and crisis intervention.
Individual therapy, Urgent/Crisis Intervention, Consultation, and Outreach are now conveniently offered to currently enrolled students at Taubman College by Karen Burba, Psy.D in Room 2073, Art and Architecture Building.
How to schedule your first vist:
Email Karen Burba at firstname.lastname@example.org to request an "Initial Consultation"
Initial Consultation Meeting – Involves initial paperwork and consultation to determine the best way to meet your needs (45 minute appointment)
University Health Service (UHS)
University Health Service offers comprehensive outpatient medical services, conveniently located on central campus. The University Health Service is committed to promoting and protecting the health of students and other members of the University community so that they may achieve their educational goals.
Department of Psychiatry
The Department of Psychiatry is part of the University of Michigan Health System and provides patients with state-of-the-art treatment and care of psychiatric disorders, much of it based on the innovative research done by our faculty.
Psychiatric Emergency Service
Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES) provides emergency/urgent walk-in evaluation and crisis phone services available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for people of all ages. The following services are provided; psychiatric evaluation, treatment recommendations; crisis intervention; screening for inpatient psychiatric hospitalization and mental health and substance abuse treatment referral information.
The University of Michigan Depression Center is the first ever multi-disciplinary center dedicated to research, education, and treatment of depressive and bipolar illnesses.
The Psychological Clinic offers therapy for many difficulties and concerns, including depression and anxiety; problems with procrastination, problems with personal relationships, etc. Services are available to any adult in the greater Ann Arbor area. BCN/GradCare is accepted and fees may be based on a sliding scale.
University Center for the Child & Family (UCCF)
The University Center for the Child & Family offers a comprehensive range of mental health services for children and families in the community.
University of Michigan Addiction Treatment Services (UMATS)
University of Michigan Addiction Treatment Services (UMATS) offers assessment, diagnosis and treatment personalized to your life. Our services are rooted in the professional and recovering communities, supported by research, and delivered with compassion, hope, and respect for diversity. We are committed to achieving positive outcomes.
Mental Health Providers Off Campus
UM Community Provider Database
Please use this resource to search for private mental health care providers in the Ann Arbor area.
Student Support Units
The Career Center assists students from all academic units with their career exploration, job search skill development and interest in advanced educational opportunities.
Dean of Students (DOS)
The Dean of Student's Office offers individual support, programs, services, co-curricular opportunities, policy development and advocacy to advance the Michigan experience of all students.
The International Center provides a variety of services to assist international students, scholars, faculty and staff at the University of Michigan, as well as U-M American students seeking opportunities to study, work, or travel abroad.
Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs (MESA)
The Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs and the William Monroe Trotter Multicultural Center serve as resources of support for diverse student populations in our campus community.
Office of Financial Aid
The Office of Financial Aid is committed to helping students obtain the financial assistance needed to reach their educational goals. This can include financial planning to include costs of mental health services.
Office of Institutional Equity
The Office of Institutional Equity provides oversight of and support for the University's compliance efforts in the areas of equal opportunity, affirmative action, harassment and discrimination prevention, and compliance with all applicable State and Federal civil rights laws.
The Ombuds Office is a place where student questions, complaints and concerns about the functioning of the University can be discussed confidentially in a safe environment. The Office offers informal dispute resolution services, provides resources and referrals, and helps students consider options available to them.
Services for Students with Disabilities
Services for Students with Disabilities provides equal and integrated access for students with visual impairments, learning disabilities, mobility impairments, hearing impairments, chronic health problems and psychological disabilities.
Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center (SAPAC)
SAPAC provides educational and supportive services for the University of Michigan community related to sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, sexual harassment, and stalking.
Spectrum Center provides a comprehensive range of education, information and advocacy services working to create and maintain an open, safe and inclusive environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students, faculty, and staff, their families and friends, and the campus community at large.
UM Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Program
UM Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Program is a comprehensive and student-centered program. Staff use evidence-based strategic interventions, collaboration, innovation and the incorporation of the wellness dimensions to reduce the harmful consequences of alcohol and other drug use.
University Housing, Residence Hall Programs and Services
Living at Michigan means being part of a dynamic community in which diversity is welcomed, leadership is encouraged, respect is required and learning is paramount. The many programs and services we provide are designed to support the physical, emotional and academic needs of each and every resident.
Taubman College Support Services
The Student Life Counselor is available for consultation with students enrolled at Taubman College.
Sacha Feirstein, LMSW, ACSW
2113A Art + Architecture Building