Mental Health Resources for Grad Students

According to the 2016 UW–Madison Healthy Minds Study, 94% of UW–Madison students do not think any less of a peer who seeks mental health care, and 90% of students who used mental health care found it helpful. As a student, there are a variety of mental health resources available to you at no cost. A few of these resources are listed here.

Multicultural Student Center Drop In Hours. In partnership with other campus resources, the MSC provides in-house support, counseling, and programs aimed at fostering mental health and wellbeing. Drop in hours are free, confidential consultations for UW students. Check the MSC website for hours and location.

24-hour Crisis Services. UHS provides a 24-hour mental health crisis help line. On-call crisis counselors can help address your most pressing concerns, address your safety, and help you connect with follow-up service needs. It’s available every day, including weekends, holidays, and semester breaks. If you are concerned for your own well-being or the well-being of someone you know, call the UHS crisis line at 608-265-5600. For situations that are immediately life-threatening, call 911.

For more mental health resources, visit the UHS website on mental health.