Mental Health

Tending to your mental health is one of the most important things you can do to take care of yourself in college. SF State has various different services and programs ranging from individual counseling to centers for learning more about health.

Counseling & Psychological Services

Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) provides students with counseling from professional, licensed therapists. CAPS also offers mental health case management services, counseling/advocacy for survivors of sexual assault, and support services during times of campus crisis. 

Health Promotion & Wellness- Mental Health

Mental Health at Health Promotion & Wellness seeks to increase social support around mental health and mental health promotion in order to foster a community of caring, help-seeking behavior, and a sense of belonging for SF State students.

Student Health Services- Psychiatry

Student Health Services has psychiatrists on staff to provide the necessary care and medication management during your time at SF State.

Wellness Resources

Looking for additional health and wellness resources? Check out Health Promotion & Wellness's in-depth guide to various wellness resources on campus.

Wags for Wellness

Wags for Wellness program aims to build community through stress relief activities and raise awareness of mental health and wellness resources on campus. Studies show animals can help relieve anxiety, and just petting a dog or cat can lower your blood pressure. 

Holistic Health Learning Center

The Holistic Health Learning Center offers valuable self-care resources in one location — integrating personal, social and environmental aspects of health.