How to Use CAPS
- Call (402) 472-7450 to schedule a 10–15 minute phone appointment. The appointment will be scheduled ASAP and will help us set you up with the appropriate services. Assistance is available from Monday thru Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Have you experienced a personal, psychological, or physical trauma recently? Has your level of distress increased significantly? Has someone asked you to come to CAPS or another mental health resource? Are you having thoughts or have you made a plan to hurt yourself or others? Has a friend, intimate partner, or family member hurt you physically or emotionally?
- Call (402) 472-7450, assistance is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
- Individual and Relationship Counseling
- Support and Therapy Groups
- International Student Services
- Eating Disorders Treatment Team
- Alcohol and Other Drug Counseling
- Online Mental Wellness Screenings
Privacy and Confidentiality: All CAPS services are confidential. All records are accessible only to CAPS staff. Information is released only with the written consent of the client, except as required by law. (Title IX Information)
Available Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
To make your appointment, call (402) 472-7450
or stop by the University Health Center
Meet the CAPS Staff
Students who have paid current UNL student fees receive their first 4 counseling sessions for NO CHARGE.
Meet Our Staff
Talk to Us, We Can Help
We're here for you! The Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) staff is available to respond to a broad spectrum of concerns and issues.
We're here when you need someone to talk with, like when...
- You feel alone and need help.
- It seems you've lost control of your life.
- You worry all the time and can't seem to find answers.
- The way you feel is affecting your sleep, eating habits, studies, relationships or everyday life.
- It's not getting any better.
We Help UNL Students with:
Grief and Trauma
Social Justice Issues
Other Personal Concerns
Learn More about Mental Health
U Are Not Alone™ is a student-run initiative of the Association of Big Ten Students to increase awareness of mental health.
ULifeline is an anonymous, confidential, online resource center, where you can be comfortable searching for the information you need regarding emotional health.
Half of Us offers a variety of mental health resources and aims to initiate a public dialogue to raise awareness about the prevalence of mental health issues.