The shift to social distancing environments comes with a variety of challenges. You may be having a lot of reactions and feelings, all of which are valid and important. Remember, Mizzou is here to help with a variety of wellness and mental health resources.
The Care Team provides one-on-one support, including interventions, advocacy, referrals and follow-up services for students who are experiencing significant difficulties related to mental health, physical health, personal and family emergencies, financial issues or other areas of concern.
The Student Health Center
The Student Health Center is open and will continue to offer primary medical care with behavioral health consultation and psychiatric services for MU students.
Please call 573-882-7481 to:
- Schedule an appointment before coming to the building
- Ask questions about a treatment or medication
- For 24/7 access to a registered nurse
Self-care during COVID-19
Demonstrating care for yourself and others is paramount to maintaining a strong sense of well-being during these challenging times. Mizzou’s self-care resources can help you in your daily routine.
The Counseling Center
Visit MU Engage to find free virtual events to help your health and well-being. Free activities, such as meditation, mindfulness and yoga workshops are offered weekly, as well as community discussions, safe social events and studying seminars.
Additional student resources
Resources to help monitor your mental health or to help others.
Students are encouraged to use this confidential and anonymous program as a “mental checkup” tool. Each screening consists of a brief questionnaire after which you will be provided with your results, key resources and helpful recommendations.
Ask Listen Refer is a statewide online suicide prevention training program created specifically for college campuses throughout Missouri. It offers a completely digital, completely free program designed to train students on suicide prevention.
For announcements, stories of student success and other highlights from the Division of Student Affairs, check out “The Stack,” a weekly blog from Vice Chancellor Bill Stackman.
The Care Team provides one-on-one support, including interventions, advocacy, referrals and follow-up services for students who are experiencing significant difficulties related to mental health, physical health, personal and family emergencies, financial issues or other areas of concern. We are available to consult with staff, faculty, friends and parents, as well.
FACE of Boone County recently partnered with the Missouri Prevention Science Institute, Boone County Mental Health Coalition and the Center for Evidence-Based Youth Mental Health to develop a free, searchable database of all social services in Boone County.
The UM System has a variety of mental health resources for families across the state, including contact points for psychological care.
All employees — regardless of eligibility for other benefits — have access to free, confidential help for personal or professional challenges. The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provides counseling services and occupational stress programs. You may also choose to connect with a provider from the comfort of home with the behavioral health services available through university insurance.
RESPOND is designed to help you recognize when mental health concerns arise, offer effective and compassionate support, hold your boundaries and make appropriate referrals. The course provides a basic overview of symptoms often associated with mental health problems and offers an action plan to help you RESPOND effectively.
Employees can check their health care benefits by visiting the UM System’s website.
Ask Listen Refer is a statewide only suicide prevention training program created specifically for college campuses throughout Missouri. It offers a completely digital, completely free program designed to train students on suicide prevention.
For all MU community members
A free app available for any student, faculty or staff member with a university email address. Based on cognitive behavioral therapy, Sanvello provides daily tools to promote health, sustainable behaviors and create a mental health roadmap to track the progress of a user’s journey.
MU Psychological Services Clinic
The MU Psychological Services Clinic offers remote therapy options for youths and young adults in Boone County, a parenting group, services for farmers and rural Missourians as well as searchable directory for health and social services for adults.
Guided mindful practices
The UM System provides meditation and relaxation practices, stress reduction programs, mindful eating resources and more.
CDC resources for mental wellness
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has guidance for coping with stress during the pandemic.