A wide array of mental health resources

There are ample mental health resources available for students; the issue can be making those readily apparent and easy to access.

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There are ample mental health resources available for students on the Twin Cities campus, almost all of which can be accessed under the umbrella mental health website.

Clinical counseling is available through the Mental Health Clinic at Boynton Health Service. Boynton offers urgent consultation, individual and couple counseling and psychotherapy, medication assessment and management, a variety of group therapies, social work assistance, and chemical health assessment and treatment.

Student Counseling Services  offers individual and group counseling, career and personality testing, and crisis counseling.

The President’s Initiative for Student Mental Health (PRISMH), is a systemwide effort to bring together the services, programs, policies, and academic practices that showcase the University as a leader — not only in Minnesota, but in the nation.

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Let’s Talk

Let’s Talk is a program that provides informal, currently virtual drop-in consultations for U of M students throughout the academic year. No appointment is necessary, so you can drop in virtually during the scheduled times. 

Let’s Talk

De-Stress Student Group

The de-stress student peer health promotion group focuses on student stress and mental health. Peer helpers in de-stress educate students about stressors, stress management skills, and campus resources related to stress management through Stress Check Ins and other activities.

De-Stress Student Group

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Pet Away Worry & Stress

Pet Away Worry & Stress (PAWS) is the popular program where you can interact with registered therapy animals—dogs, bunnies, cats, and a therapy chicken—at Boynton Health Service. 

PAWS Program

The Center for Spirituality & Healing

The Center for Spirituality & Healing has numerous programs and classes for students, staff, and community members. You can drop in for a free Mindful Mondays session to unwind your mind with mind-body skills, meditation, and light stretching.

And the center’s mindfulness classes include in-person and online opportunities such as Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, Introduction to Mindfulness, half-day retreats, and Mindfulness at Work.

Center for Spirituality & Healing

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University Recreation and Wellness Center

Recreation and Wellness

Recreation and Wellness (RecWell) at the U offers many wellbeing opportunities including state-of-the-art fitness facilities, group fitness, classes, outdoor adventure equipment, and much more.

Recreation and Wellness

Mental Health Crisis Help - Systemwide

If you or someone you know is suffering from a mental health crisis, the University of Minnesota is here to help.

Call 612-301-4673          Text "UMN" to 61222

International Students & Scholar Services counselors,

call (612) 626-7100 to make an appointment.