Overview Anchor

Overview

We recognize that COVID-19 has a significant impact on everyone in the Georgetown community, and we hope that you have been able to seek safety and comfort through these challenging times. This page aims to provide you with information about well-being resources and virtual meetings that can connect you with mental health and telehealth professionals.

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For Students

The Student Health Center is offering virtual services and some in-person visits. Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) and Health Education Services (HES) no longer offer physical access but continue to offer virtual services to students. These virtual appointments allow you to check in with a clinician using secure video platforms. The consultations will offer you the ability to ask questions, get connected to needed resources, provide guidance about next steps during these difficult times, and thus begin the helping process.

Student Health Center

  • If you need an appointment or to speak with a nurse or provider, please call the Student Health Center at 202-687-2200 or send a message through the MedStar portal, and we will determine the best way to meet your needs.
  • We can help direct all students – regardless of their location – to appropriate care.

CAPS

  • For counseling and psychiatric services, please contact CAPS at 202-687-6985 during business hours (Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.).
  • CAPS is waiving all fee-for-service charges during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • For mental health emergencies after hours, please dial 833-960-3006. You will be connected through a page operating system to a trained behavioral specialist who will provide problem-solving support to help you manage your emergency.
  • For after-hours urgent medical concerns, please call the page operator at 202-444-PAGE (7243).
  • Sign up for weekly digital “group” offerings on mindfulness and coping, recovering while remote and staying connected in the time of COVID-19.

HES

  • All services under HES are free of charge.
  • For interpersonal violence (sexual assault, relationship violence and stalking) concerns, email the SARP team.
  • For sexual health, nutrition and eating disorders, email Carol Day.
  • For alcohol and drug-related concerns, email Patrick Kilcarr.

Virtual Services Under Premier Student Health Insurance Plan

During these unsettling times, important virtual services are available to all students and are free of charge to Georgetown University Premier Student Health Insurance Plan members:

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For Faculty and Staff Anchor

For Faculty and Staff

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Additional At-Cost Resources Anchor

Additional At-Cost Resources

  • Teledoc: Telemedicine and virtual healthcare company offering mental health services, including live video sessions.
  • Open Path Collective: Non-profit nationwide network of mental health professionals offering online psychotherapy sessions.
  • Ayana Therapy: Text, phone and video therapy platform that matches marginalized communities with compatible licensed therapists.
  • Talkspace: Subscription-based online and mobile therapy company platform where you can send your therapist multimedia messages, including text, voice, photo and video.
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National Resources Anchor

National Resources

Interpersonal Violence

Substance Abuse

Eating Disorders

Crisis Response

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Spiritual Help Anchor

Spiritual Help

In unprecedented moments like these, remember that none of us walk this journey alone.

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Tips for Staying Connected

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