Mental health

If you are struggling emotionally or have concerns about your mental health, Mizzou is here to support you. Use the following resources to find help.

For students
  • The Counseling Center — The center offers remote individual therapy to enrolled Mizzou students. If you are interested in therapy, call 573-882-6601 and leave a message requesting an initial evaluation. The Counseling Center is also offering several remote group therapy options for Mizzou students for the summer 2020 term. If you would like to join one of the groups, call 573-882-6601 and leave a message. A group therapy coordinator will call you back. Students can also take a Mental Health Assessment Online Screening or visit Ask Listen Refer.
  • The Student Health Center — remains open, but please call 573-882-7481 to schedule an appointment before coming to the building.
  • MU Engage — Online workshops include topics like mindfulness, mediation and yoga.
For employees
  • Employee Assistance Program — 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.
  • Health care benefits — Employees may also check their health care benefits.
For all Mizzou community members
  • MU Psychological Services Clinic — The clinic is offering remote therapy for anyone who wants help coping with stress and anxiety.
  • Sanvello — A free app available for any student, faculty or staff member with a university email address, Sanvello has tools to create a mental health roadmap and track the progress of a user’s journey.
  • Guided mindful practices — The UM System’s webpage offers basic meditation and relaxation practices.
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — The CDC has helpful suggestions for coping with stress during the pandemic.
  • Family Access Center of Excellence — 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.

Additional student resources

Additional employee resources

  • HR-700 — This UM System policy was instituted to address the evolving challenges of the COVID-19 situation. This policy remains in effect.
  • Working Through COVID-19 — UM System return to work training, reduction measure resources, response policies, FFCRA leave request information, telework resources and other return to work guidance.
  • Preparing Office Spaces for Proper Social Distancing Resource Guide — A resource for building coordinators, communications staff and other designated department personnel to help assess work environments, meeting rooms, breakrooms and other areas to ensure social distancing.
  • Special purchase request form — Submit this form for a special purchase request and/or bulk order that must be approved by the Incident Command Team.
  • Keep Learning webpage — Find resources for transitioning to remote and online instruction.
  • Adaptation guides for lecture, seminar and lab courses — These guides are available for faculty and instructors, in addition to training and webinars.
  • Digital Access website — Digital accessibility ensures that people with disabilities have equal access to websites, educational resources and all aspects of our digital campus.
  • Informational signs and flyers — Signage can be downloaded for posting in university buildings.
  • No mask in class — Steps for faculty if a student comes to class without a face covering.

Additional Mizzou community resources

  • MU Alert — Find more information about the Mizzou’s ongoing response to COVID-19 and more advice on keeping yourself and the Mizzou community safe.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — The CDC offers updated guidance on how to protect yourself from COVID-19 and what to do if you are sick.
  • Boone County Health Department — Stay up to date on how COVID-19 is affecting Boone County.
  • Mizzou Alumni Association — A variety of resources and opportunities to make a difference, including emergency funds, volunteer opportunities and ways to connect to and support our Mizzou community.
  • All Things Missouri — Find tools and maps exploring data related to the COVID-19 pandemic.