Counseling and Psychiatric Services

CAPS is dedicated to student mental health and wellbeing. We support students in achieving both academic and personal life goals. CAPS is committed to providing high quality, affordable, and confidential services to UGA students and their eligible partners.

University Health Center, 2nd floor
55 Carlton Street
Athens, GA 30602

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Update on CAPS Services

We are committed to providing care that is sensitive and respectful of the needs of our diverse students by providing a safe, inclusive, and affirming environment. All are welcome here.

Services

You are welcome here.
CAPS is committed to inclusion, strives to provide respectful treatment to students of every background, and is a safe and affirming space on campus.

UHC Well-Being & Prevention Programs

FREE programs, events, classes, and services hosted by the University Health Center to help UGA students thrive physically, mentally, and socially.

  • #flUGA Mobile Clinic

    Monday, September 20th 2021
    8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

    Event Location: Business Services Breakroom
    Business Services

    Get a flu shot on campus! Check out the many options for UGA students, faculty, and staff.

    This fall, the University Health Center Pharmacy, in collaboration with the College of Pharmacy, will be administering flu shots without appointments at various #flUGA Mobile Clinic locations across campus.

    See the full list: healthcenter.uga.edu/healthtopics/influenza/

    Please bring your UGA ID and current insurance information*.

    Flu Shots at UHC:

    Students: Schedule with your UHC Primary Care provider online or call 706-542-1162.

    All UGA Community (students, faculty and staff): Make an appointment with the UHC Allergy/Travel Clinic by calling 706-542-5575, or walk-in at the UHC Pharmacy, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Call 706-542-9979 for information.

    *UHC will file with insurance.

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  • Healthy Relationships Workshop

    Monday, September 20th 2021
    2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

    Event Location: University Health Center, Conference Room A, 3rd floor

    Navigating platonic and romantic relationships can be exciting and challenging all at once. This workshop will explore relationship dynamics between roommates, friends, and romantic partners. Students will learn about unhealthy communication patterns that destroy relationships and practice positive communication skills that improve connection and conflict resolution.

    Thu, Aug 26, 2:30 - 3:30 pm, UHC Conference Room A, 3rd floor
    Wed, Sep 8, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, Register in advance on Zoom
    Mon, Sep 20, 2:30 - 3:30 pm, UHC Conference Room A, 3rd floor
    Tue, Oct 12, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, UHC Conference Room A, 3rd floor
    Wed, Nov 10, 2:30 - 3:30 pm, UHC Conference Room A, 3rd floor
    Thu, Dec 2, 2:30 - 3:30 pm, UHC Conference Room A, 3rd floor

    Led by the UHC Be Well Peer Educators: Safer Sex Ambassadors

    #BeWellUGA

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  • #flUGA Mobile Clinic

    Monday, September 20th 2021
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Event Location: Terry College of Business - Moore-Rooker A220
    Terry College of Business

    Get a flu shot on campus! Check out the many options for UGA students, faculty, and staff.

    This fall, the University Health Center Pharmacy, in collaboration with the College of Pharmacy, will be administering flu shots without appointments at various #flUGA Mobile Clinic locations across campus.

    See the full list: healthcenter.uga.edu/healthtopics/influenza/

    Please bring your UGA ID and current insurance information*.

    Flu Shots at UHC:

    Students: Schedule with your UHC Primary Care provider online or call 706-542-1162.

    All UGA Community (students, faculty and staff): Make an appointment with the UHC Allergy/Travel Clinic by calling 706-542-5575, or walk-in at the UHC Pharmacy, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Call 706-542-9979 for information.

    *UHC will file with insurance.

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  • #flUGA Mobile Clinic

    Tuesday, September 21st 2021
    8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

    Event Location: UGA Foundation - One Press Place, Sic'Em Conference Room (suite 204)
    UGA Foundation

    Get a flu shot on campus. Check out the many options for UGA students, faculty, and staff.

    This fall, the University Health Center Pharmacy, in collaboration with the College of Pharmacy, will be administering flu shots without appointments at various #flUGA Mobile Clinic locations across campus.

    See the full list: healthcenter.uga.edu/healthtopics/influenza/

    Please bring your UGA ID and current insurance information*.

    Flu Shots at UHC:

    Students: Schedule with your UHC Primary Care provider online or call 706-542-1162.

    All UGA Community (students, faculty and staff): Make an appointment with the UHC Allergy/Travel Clinic by calling 706-542-5575, or walk-in at the UHC Pharmacy, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Call 706-542-9979 for information.

    *UHC will file with insurance.

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  • Let's Talk - LGBT Resource Center Edition

    Tuesday, September 21st 2021
    10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    Event Location: 221 Memorial Hall

    Speak with CAPS LGBT Resource Center liaison psychologist Dr. Shannon Bowles about your concerns, get help problem-solving, and learn more about resources available to you at UHC, UGA , and off campus.

    Let’s Talk Consultations are:

    • A one-on-one, 10-15 minute informal consultation
    • Offered on a first-come, first-served basis, no appointment necessary
    • Free and confidential for UGA students
    • NOT a substitute for mental health treatment

    Learn more about Let’s Talk!

    #BeWellUGA

    www.uhs.uga.edu

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  • #flUGA Mobile Clinic

    Tuesday, September 21st 2021
    2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    Event Location: College of Pharmacy - RC Wilson Lobby
    College of Pharmacy

    Get a flu shot on campus. Check out the many options for UGA students, faculty, and staff.

    This fall, the University Health Center Pharmacy, in collaboration with the College of Pharmacy, will be administering flu shots without appointments at various #flUGA Mobile Clinic locations across campus.

    See the full list: healthcenter.uga.edu/healthtopics/influenza/

    Please bring your UGA ID and current insurance information*.

    Flu Shots at UHC:

    Students: Schedule with your UHC Primary Care provider online or call 706-542-1162.

    All UGA Community (students, faculty and staff): Make an appointment with the UHC Allergy/Travel Clinic by calling 706-542-5575, or walk-in at the UHC Pharmacy, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Call 706-542-9979 for information.

    *UHC will file with insurance.

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  • TAO Tuesdays Workshop

    Tuesday, September 21st 2021
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Event Location: University Health Center, Conference Room C, 3rd floor

    This weekly workshop is designed to introduce you to Therapy Assistance Online, a free tool to support your mental wellness. Weekly objectives include establishing an account with TAO, learning how to navigate the modules, and highlighting a rotating topic. Topics are addressed in this order each month: Sleep Problems, Problem-Solving, Mindfulness, Cognitive Therapy.

    Tuesdays, 9/7 – 12/7, 3:00 – 4:00 pm, UHC Conference Room C, 3rd floor

    Brought to you by UHC Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS)

    #BeWellUGA

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  • Change Stress Into Success: Anxiety Workshop

    Wednesday, September 22nd 2021
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Event Location: OnlineJoin Event

    Join us for this four-part rotating series on managing stress & anxiety. The first lesson focuses on understanding what anxiety is and assessing how it shows up in our lives. Learn how to identify your own stress and anxiety as it arises, and explore some early warning signs, triggers, and ways of coping with these sensations. In the next three sessions, learn to develop practical skills on calming your mind & body, while learning how to create a lifestyle conducive to managing stress.

    Join for as many lessons as you would like – come to one or all. This workshop is led by a UGA student/intern at CAPS.

    Wednesdays, Sep 1 - December 1, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm on Zoom (no workshop Nov 24)

    FYOS approved!

    #BeWellUGA

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  • #flUGA Mobile Clinic

    Wednesday, September 22nd 2021
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Event Location: College of Education - Aderhold G23
    College of Education

    Get a flu shot on campus. Check out the many options for UGA students, faculty, and staff.

    This fall, the University Health Center Pharmacy, in collaboration with the College of Pharmacy, will be administering flu shots without appointments at various #flUGA Mobile Clinic locations across campus.

    See the full list: healthcenter.uga.edu/healthtopics/influenza/

    Please bring your UGA ID and current insurance information*.

    Flu Shots at UHC:

    Students: Schedule with your UHC Primary Care provider online or call 706-542-1162.

    All UGA Community (students, faculty and staff): Make an appointment with the UHC Allergy/Travel Clinic by calling 706-542-5575, or walk-in at the UHC Pharmacy, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Call 706-542-9979 for information.

    *UHC will file with insurance.

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  • $5 Cooking Class in the UHC Nutrition Kitchen

    Wednesday, September 22nd 2021
    4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

    Event Location: University Health Center, Nutrition Kitchen
    55 Carlton Street , Athens

    Pulled Chicken Sandwiches with Veggie Vinegar Slaw and Potato Wedges

    Call the UHC Health Promotion Department at 706-542-8690 to register.

    FYOS approved!

    $5 per class for students who have paid the health fee or $10 for non-fees paid students

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