While your college years are filled with excitement and rewards, you may also experience some demanding challenges along the way. Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is committed to helping you address and resolve your concerns by providing a range of mental health services.
*If you are new to CAPS and have an appointment, click the above link, fill out the form and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org before your first appointment.
Sometimes life can throw you for a loop, which leads to stress and can affect the way you function, your academic performance, and your social relationships. It's important to recognize when you have a problem. This is the first step in resolving it. The second is getting help.
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) provides a range of services on a short-term basis to currently enrolled students who have paid the Health Center fee. In addition, CAPS provides consultation and referral services for students, faculty, staff and campus professionals.
We treat each individual with sensitivity, providing affirmative therapy that values diversity and respect.
Our professional staff of licensed mental health professionals and psychologists provides individual and group counseling for students and referral services for those requiring specialized or longer-term care.
Our hours are from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m., Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. on
Friday during the fall and spring semesters when classes are scheduled to meet. Students
may request additional times for appointments. Appointments can be made by phone.
You can make an appointment by calling 814-732-2252 during office hours.
In case of a crisis or emergency, call 814-732-2911 on campus or 911 otherwise. Telephone Helpline services are available from outside agencies after hours:
Useful information may be found through the following links, though it's not intended to substitute for the counseling of a qualified mental health professional.
Crisis Text Line - Counseling support, 24/7
Suicide Prevention Lifeline - Counseling anytime, 24/7
HalfofUs - Awareness initiative by mtvU
ULifeline - Online screening and information
Liveandworkwell.com - Employee access code: Pennsylvania
State Employee Assistance Program - Confidential, no-cost services