CONFIDENTIAL CARE FOR YOUR MENTAL HEALTH & WELL-BEING

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WELCOME TO CAPS

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.

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.

SUPPORTING OUR STUDENTS

UGA is a global community with ties to various regions of the world. CAPS recognizes the traumatic impact that armed conflict can have, even when we are not physically present or directly involved. We are here to help students navigate through these difficult times. Please contact us at 706-542-2273 and ask to speak to a crisis counselor, or view our array of services. Employees can visit the Employee Assistance Program website or call 1-844-243-4440.

CAPS WORKSHOPS

CAPS GROUPS

  • UMatter

    Wednesday, February 7th 2024 3:00 PM - Thursday, March 7th 2024 4:30 PM

    Event Location: Tate Rm. 141

    Step into our 60-90 minute interactive upstander intervention program, where college students will be given the knowledge and skills to take action when they see someone in need. Change the narrative and become an upstander. All participants will receive a free Fontaine T-Shirt!

    For more information on UMatter and upstander intervention go to: https://healthpromotion.uga.edu/umatter/ 

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  • BeWellUGA Fest

    Tuesday, February 27th 2024
    4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Event Location: Ramsey Student Center
    330 River Rd, Athens, GA

    BeWellUGA Fest, presented by Well-being Resources, is the official expo of well-being offerings on campus! Connect with student groups and campus offerings, check out well-being demonstrations and activities, spend time with therapy dogs, and enjoy free food and giveaways.

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  • Nutrition Lunch & Learn: Healthy Eating on the Go

    Wednesday, February 28th 2024
    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Event Location: MLC - Room 213

    The Peer Nutrition Educators are presenting a free lunch and learn experience! Come learn how to build a healthy meal, meal planning strategies, and grocery shopping tips that will help transform your approach to eating.

    Free food is provided (first come, first serve) or bring your own lunch!

    The Peer Nutrition Educators are dietetics/ nutrition students who have been taught by the registered dietitians of Dining Services, University Health Center, and Foods and Nutrition Department in the College of Family of Consumer Sciences. 

    Presentation is held at MLC 213 (near and down the hallway of Jittery Joes). 

    FYOS approved!

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  • Fire Building Clinic

    Wednesday, February 28th 2024
    6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Event Location: Lake Herrick Conference Room

    Ever wondered how to build a fire in the backcountry? Want to impress your family and friends with your incredible pyrotechnic skills? Come take our fire building clinic and learn several tried and true ways to build your very own fire.

     

    REGISTRATION IS MANDATORY FOR THIS EVENT. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

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  • UMatter

    Thursday, February 29th 2024 5:00 PM - Thursday, March 7th 2024 6:30 PM

    Event Location: MLC Rm. 147

    Step into our 60-90 minute interactive upstander intervention program, where college students will be given the knowledge and skills to take action when they see someone in need. Change the narrative and become an upstander. All participants will receive a free Fontaine T-Shirt!

    For more information on UMatter and upstander intervention go to: https://healthpromotion.uga.edu/umatter/ 

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  • Spring Break Backpacking: Smokies Thru-Hike

    Saturday, March 2nd 2024 8:00 AM - Saturday, March 9th 2024 5:00 PM

    Event Location: Departs from Ramsey Student Center

    Dive into the crown jewel of the American Southeast: Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Throughout this spring break adventure, you will hike and camp across 80 miles of forest and mountain land while immersing yourself in the beauty of the Carolina/Tennessee borderland and gain a group of new friends along the way. Notable landmarks will include Clingmans Dome, Shuckstack Fire Tower, Newfound Gap, Mount Cammerer and more. Prepare for the adventure of a lifetime!

     

    REGISTRATION IS MANDATORY FOR THIS TRIP. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

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  • Nutrition Basics Office Hours

    Monday, March 4th 2024
    9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Event Location: Online

    Have a burning nutrition question?
    Virtually drop-in to get your questions answered by a registered dietitian!

    These 15 minute sessions are first-come, first serve and are to provide answers to general nutrition and well-being concerns. If you're interested in receiving counseling from a UHC registered dietitian, please call 706-542-8816.

    Check out our Nutrition Basic Office Hours calendar for available dates and times.

     https://healthpromotion.uga.edu/nutrition/nutrition-basics-office-hours/

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  • Nutrition Basics Office Hours

    Monday, March 11th 2024
    9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Event Location: Online

    Have a burning nutrition question?
    Virtually drop-in to get your questions answered by a registered dietitian!

    These 15 minute sessions are first-come, first serve and are to provide answers to general nutrition and well-being concerns. If you're interested in receiving counseling from a UHC registered dietitian, please call 706-542-8816.

    Check out our Nutrition Basic Office Hours calendar for available dates and times.

     https://healthpromotion.uga.edu/nutrition/nutrition-basics-office-hours/

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  • Healthy Relationships Workshop

    Tuesday, March 12th 2024
    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Event Location: MLC 250

    FYOS approved

    Explore relationship dynamics between roommates, friends, & romantic partners. 

    Learn about:

    - Unhealthy communication patterns

    - Practice healthy communication skills

    - Setting and respecting boundaries

    - How to support a friend in an unhealthy relationship 

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  • Cinema Signals: Barbie

    Wednesday, March 13th 2024
    6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    Event Location: MLC Rm.350
    48 Baxter St, Athens, GA

    Lights, camera, communication! Step into the work of cinema with “Cinema Signals”, an interactive program that explores the world of communication through the magic of movies and TV.  We’ll dive into captivating clips, decode dynamics, and unravel the “red” and “green” flags of relationships in order to gain skills to apply to our own relationships.

    Free Themed Snacks!

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CONNECT WITH US!

Please reach out to us with any questions:

55 Carlton St · Athens, GA 30602

contact@uhs.uga.edu · 706-542-2273

UNIVERSITY HEALTH CENTER, 2ND FLOOR · 55 Carlton ST · ATHENS, GA 30602