The CSU Student Health Network provides a full range of medical, counseling, and health education and prevention services to all enrolled CSU students. National support services are also listed below.
For graduate student health insurance requirements, also visit our Graduate Student Mandatory Health Insurance Policy page. Graduate students with assistantships should also visit the Assistantship Health Contribution page.
CSU Mental Health Support Services for Students
The CSU Health Network Counseling Services provides a wide range of services to meet the needs of fee-paying graduate students on the Fort Collins campus. Visit CSU Health Network Counseling Services: CSU Health & Medical Center, 151 W. Lake St. Drop-in hours are available.
- YOU@CSU – This online tool helps connect students to personalized resources to support success and well-being, including SilverCloud digital skill-building modules to address a variety of challenges like anxiety, sleep, depression and body image. Available anytime, anywhere through RAMweb.
- Counseling Services – By paying student fees, CSU students have access to a wide range of mental health support resources at no additional cost. Visit Counseling Services on the 3rd floor of the CSU Health and Medical Center, and we’ll work together to find the services that are right for you. Learn more about what to expect at a Counseling Services appointment.
- The Psychological Services Center is a community mental health agency affiliated with the Psychology Department of Colorado State University at psychology.colostate.edu/PSC/
- Skill-Building Group Workshops – Available for students only, at no additional charge. See full line-up of workshops including descriptions, dates and times, at health.colostate.edu/groups-and-workshops.
- Spiritual Care Services – Available to students, faculty and staff to support exploring life’s questions, experiences, and transitions in a safe, nonjudgmental space. Learn more at health.colostate.edu/spiritual-care and call (970) 491-7121 to make an appointment.
- Theme Groups – Theme therapy groups help students connect with others who share common experiences, identities and concerns. See full line-up, including descriptions, dates and times, at health.colostate.edu/groups-and-workshops/#themegroups.
- Still Point Reflection Space –Located on the first floor of the CSU Health and Medical Center, this space is designed to be a nourishing, inclusive environment for CSU faculty, staff and students from all backgrounds and cultures to prioritize self-care, pray, reflect, meditate and relax. Visit health.colostate.edu/still-point-reflection-space or call (970) 495-5246 to learn more.
- Rams Fail Forward – Recovering and learning from failure is important to success. Students can take the Rams Fail Forward pledge and learn more about how to bounce back from failure at health.colostate.edu/RamsFailForward.
- Drugs, Alcohol and You (DAY) Programs – Students who are concerned about their substance use (including alcohol, marijuana and/or other drugs) can engage with DAY Programs for individual appointments, workshops and other services. Learn more at health.colostate.edu/day-programs
- Events – The Graduate School and Graduate Student Council typically offer events for support groups. Visit the Graduate Student Council website and our event calendar to learn what is scheduled.
National Mental and Emotional Health Services
- Call 1.877.GRAD.HLP (1.877.472.3457): The National Grad Crisis Line helps graduate students reach free, confidential telephone counseling, crisis intervention, suicide prevention, and information and referral services provided by specially-trained call-takers. Caring, professional staff and well-trained volunteers answer around the clock.
- Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (800) 273-TALK (8255). This is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.
- ULifeLine has resources for college mental health.
Tell Someone is a confidential reporting line for anyone with concerns about safety or mental health issues – either your own or someone else’s. This includes concerns about discrimination and harassment. We always encourage anyone with concerns related to specific experiences in the classroom to first direct those concerns to the academic department chair or dean, but Tell Someone is an additional resource.
You can reach the Tell Someone phone line during working hours (or leave a message after hours) at 970-491-1350 or use the online referral form.