CAPS: Counseling and Psychological Services - University of Houston
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Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is here to help you on your journey to living life to the fullest. While some amount of stress, sadness, and anxiety is a normal part of life, we can find ourselves in need of a little bit of professional help to regain our balance, feel more at peace with ourselves, and feel more in control of our lives.

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4349 Martin Luther King Blvd., Health 2 Building, Rm. 2005 Houston, TX 77204 Crisis Support Contact - 713-743-5454 or 988 Sugar Land AMG Building, DSA Suite 119 More Contact Info

Mental Health Resources

  • CoogsCARE

    In our efforts to ensure students have the tools needed to accomplish their goals, we provide a number of urgent and non-urgent resources.

  • Student Counseling Services

    CAPS umbrella of services has you covered! Counseling, Care Coordination, Focused Care Hours, and Essential Skills Workshops help to address a variety of student mental health needs.

  • Faculty & Staff Resources

    We support faculty and staff through training programs, confidential consultation, crisis intervention, and outreach.

  • JED Campus Initivative

    JED will help the University of Houston take a systematic and evidence-based review to improve the emotional health and well-being of our students and decrease suicides. Join us in creating a community of care.

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Ways to Connect with CAPS

  • 24/7 Crisis Services

    If you or a UH community member needs mental health crisis support please call 713-743-5454 anytime. If you have a life-threatening emergency, dial 911.

  • Access (Triage) Visit

    Call 713-743-5454 or visit CAPS at Health 2 between 10am and 4pm. We will work with you to come up with a plan for change that capitalizes on resources and matches you with a service to address your needs.

  • Let's Talk

    CAPS clinicians provide brief and focused mental health consulation for in the moment concerns. Get connected by joining our zoom or see our complete list of times and locations by vising our Let's Talk page.

  • Outreach Request Form

    Request a CAPS representative to deliever a presentation, host a workshop or attend an event.

  • Contact CAPS

    Business Hours 8am-5pm, Please call 713-743-5454, Follow us on social media Instagram and on Twitter.


  • Let's Talk

    “Let's Talk” is a program that provides easy access to informal confidential consultations with therapists from Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). CAPS therapists hold weekly walk-in hours at various sites around campus during the fall and spring semesters. There is no appointment or fee necessary.

  • QPR Suicide Prevention

    QPR, which stands for "Question, Persuade, Refer", is a nationally recognized suicide prevention program designed to educate persons to recognize and respond to the signs of suicidal thinking or behavior. CAPS offers QPR workshops throughout the semester.

  • CAPS Liaisons

    Each CAPS staff member has an on-going liaison relationship with a college, department, and/or student organization at UH. This liaison relationship helps to bridge the gap between CAPS services and the campus community by providing education and consultation regarding students facing mental health issues.


    Counseling and Psychological Services are here to support you throughout this semester. Watch or listen to the video to get an overview of all of the mental health supports.

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