Here is a list of mental health resources that you can turn to if you need help or are struggling!
There are many resources out there to support you. You are not alone.
For Berkeley Students
University Health Services
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) offers short-term counseling services for academic, personal, and career issues while also offering psychiatry services if necessary. All registered students can utilize these services regardless of insurance plans. Also, CAPS has a Let’s Talk Program where students can schedule brief drop-in consultations with a CAPS counselor. Virtual services can be scheduled Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm.
Social Services Counseling (SoS) offers confidential counseling services focusing on specific topics by touching on important coping skills and identifying resources. Additionally, SoS is available for all registered students regardless of insurance plans.
Student-to-Student Peer Counseling is a group of student counselors providing free, one-on-one, confidential, walk-in services to UC Berkeley students. They offer both drop-in counseling and appointments!
Anyone in crisis can text this number to receive help and support.
Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor.
The Veterans Crisis Line is a free, confidential resource that connects veterans 24 hours a day, seven days a week with a trained responder. The service is available to all veterans, even if they are not registered with the VA or enrolled in VA healthcare. People who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have hearing loss can call 1-800-799-4889.
The National Helpline provides 24-hour free and confidential referrals and information about mental and/or substance use disorders, prevention, treatment, and recovery in English and Spanish.
The Disaster Distress Helpline provides immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. The helpline is free, multilingual, confidential, and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.