Mental and Emotional Health

May is Mental Health Awareness Month - Let's Be There for Each Other

This May, make a point to reach out to those in your life. Moments of connection can make a world of difference for our mental and emotional health. Because, just like your physical health, your mental and emotional health is an essential part of your overall wellness, deserving of your ongoing attention and care. 

We're Here for You

If you or someone you know could use some extra support, you can find resources, events, and professional counseling here. Scroll on to see what's available.

Where to Start? Check-in with an Online Screening

How are you feeling today? As you navigate life's ups and downs, pay attention to your thoughts and feelings, your energy level, and your overall mood each day. Just starting your day by asking yourself, “How am I doing today?” gives you a moment to focus on yourself. If you'd like to dig a little deeper, you could try an online mental and emotional health screening

How Can You Feel Better? Talk with Someone

If you're having a tough time or just have some questions, talking to someone like a friend, or loved one can make a big difference. Or, perhaps you'd like to explore professional and confidential counseling. Michigan Medicine Office of Counseling & Workplace Resilience and Faculty and Staff Counseling and Consultation Office are here for you at no charge. If you'd like to see a counselor in your community, or online, all U-M health plans cover counseling.  

Discussion Groups and Events

There are several special events, groups, and workshops planned in recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month. 

Show Your Support

Helping to support Mental Health Awareness Month is easy.

Looking for support for students? Check out the Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) offices for students: CAPS Ann Arbor, CAPS Dearborn, CAPS Flint.