Student Wellness Resources
KU School of Social Welfare students have access to wellness resources in the School, at the University of Kansas, and in the Lawrence community. Find information about available wellness resources on this page.
The Student Support Coordinator at the KU School of Social Welfare works to create supports for students’ well-being and success at all levels and in all educational spaces – Lawrence, Edwards, Pittsburg, Salina and online. Meet the Student Support Coordinator and learn how to schedule an appointment.
KU Wellness Resources
Health Education Resource Office: Self Management Resources
The Health Education Resource Office (HERO) maintains a list of Self Management Resources that are recommended by HERO staff. This information is for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace the advice of trained professionals.
KU CAPS Self Help Library: A self-help library specifically tailored for KU students containing information and practical suggestions on a variety of topics relevant to college student life.
My SSP: My SSP is an app made for students that would like 24/7 real-time support. My SSP is a free, confidential service that connects students to experienced mental health professionals.
KU Psychological Clinic: The KU Psychological Clinic is open for tele-mental (video) health services and in-person appointments. New intakes are being accepted for therapy and assessment.
Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center: Bert Nash is a licensed, comprehensive mental health facility committed to providing research-based services to improve the lives of Douglas County residents. It serves as a safety-net provider and essential health care service for children, families, and adults regardless of their ability to pay.
KU Student Affairs: Student Resources
KU Student Affairs offers a list of student resources related to academic integrity, bystander education, food insecurity, student emergency funding and other topics.
Accessible KU: Community Mental Health Supports
KU's ADA Resource Center for Equity and Accessibility hosts the Community Mental Health Supports website. The site offers a user-friendly guide to campus, local, state and national resources for mental heatlh support.
KU Emergency Aid Network: Student Resources
The Emergency Aid Network provides a central location for information about campus, local, state and federal resources to help those who may be experiencing financial or personal hardships.
Visit the Emergency Aid Network Student Resources page for a variety of campus and community resources in areas including clothing, food, housing, legal assistance, transportation, medical and other needs.
KU Edwards Campus: Student Resources
Find information about academic support, wellness, mental health support and other resources on the KU Edwards Campus in Overland Park.
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging: Campus Map
Visit the KU Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging website for a Campus Map listing:
- All Gender Restrooms
- All Gender Restrooms in Student Housing
- Lactation Rooms
- Reflection Rooms
- Programs and Student Support
- Equity Advisors
National Wellness Resources
Mental Health Resources: U.S. Department of Justice
988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline: The Lifeline provides 24/7, free, confidential support.
National Helpline: The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration’s (SAMHSA) National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families needing support for mental health and/or substance use disorders. Call 1-800-662-HELP (4357) or TTY: 1-800-487-4889.
FindSupport.gov: This site addresses common questions about searching for support for mental health and substance use needs.