It's not always easy to ask for help. But as we all go through life's ups and downs, knowing when to seek support is an important part of managing our overall health and well-being.
If you're having a tough time or just have some questions, talking to someone now can make a big difference. Whether you're concerned about yourself or someone you care about, please know that there is help available for you-and there is hope.
In this section, you'll find information on campus and community resources. For every concern, there is someone specially trained to listen, support, and guide you to help make things better.
Explore the campus and community resources to find the help you need. Or, download our printable resource guide, Where to Go for Help (PDF). Then take that important next step to make the call, and start feeling better.
Contact your employee assistance program for free, confidential guidance.
- Michigan Medicine Employees: contact the Michigan Medicine Office of Counseling and Workplace Resilience at (734) 763-5409 or by email (* see confidentiality statement below)
- Campus employees: contact the Faculty and Staff Counseling and Consultation Office at (734) 936-8660 or by email
Note: Mental health services are a covered benefit under your health insurance, but there may be some limitations. Before scheduling an appointment with a mental health provider, we recommend you:
- Consult the U-M Benefits website
- Contact your Health Plan directly to confirm coverage details.
* Electronic Mail is not secure, may not be read every day, and should not be used for urgent or sensitive issues.