Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) offers confidential, on-campus mental health and psychiatric services for a variety of concerns such as academics, anxiety, body image, depression, relationships, substance use and more.
Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) is available for in person and telehealth (virtual) appointments from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, and 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m Wednesday. All services will be held virtually through telehealth. In person drop in visits will not be available, please see below for scheduling options:
24 hour phone support - 303-492-227
Let’s Talk is a free service where CU Boulder students can check in for an informal, brief and confidential consultation with a counselor or psychiatrist.
CAPS is offering Let’s Talk in person and virtually.
No appointment necessary. Students are seen on a first-come, first-served basis. Let’s Talk is available to students who live in-state or out-of-state.
This service is not a substitute for formal treatment and does not constitute mental health treatment.
24/7 call support
CU Boulder Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS): 303-492-2277
Colorado Crisis Services: 844-493-8255
Trevor Project (LGBTQ+): 866-488-7386
Trans Lifeline: (877) 565-8860
24/7 text support
Colorado Crisis Services: Text TALK to 38255
Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741
24/7 in-person support
Mental Health Partners Walk-in Crisis Center: 3180 Airport Rd, Boulder, CO 80301
Boulder Community Health Hospital: 4747 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80303
COLAP is a free, confidential, and independent program for the legal community of Colorado. Their mission is to promote well-being, resiliency and competency by assisting Colorado judges, lawyers, and law students with personal and professional issues that compromise their practice, efficacy, and quality of life. COLAP protects the interests of clients, litigants and the general public by educating the bench, bar and law schools about well-being and impairment issues, and by providing confidential assistance to the legal community.
The CU Collegiate Recovery Community (CUCRC) provides community, support and connection for students, faculty and staff in recovery or seeking recovery from a wide range of behaviors. Our mission is to help develop peer-to-peer connections, support resiliency and contribute to their overall well-being through a welcoming and supportive community.
At the CUCRC, recovery is defined as a process of change through which people strive to improve their health, live a self-directed life and reach their full potential. This broader definition allows the CUCRC to support multiple paths to recovery, including sobriety, abstinence and moderation.