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Mental Health

Counseling Center

Monday through Friday: 8:30 a.m to 4:30 p.m.

  • After Hours Crisis Support Line: 301.314.7651 
  • Well Track
  • Live Stream Meditations from the Health Center (more information below)

Live Stream Meditations from the University Health Center

This free session is open to students, staff, and faculty and will be held daily this Spring.

Session descriptions and registration links for each session can be on the University Health Center Meditation page.

Monday 11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Tuesday 10 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Wednesday 12:30 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Thursday 2 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Friday 4:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.





No prior meditation experience is required, and all are very welcome. This is a free, drop-in class, and you may attend as frequently as you like.

CARE to Stop Violence 

CARE’s 24-hour crisis line remains available seven days a week for urgent needs, except for holiday closures. More info can be found on our website

Advocacy and therapy appointments continue to be available for clients Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Walk-in appointments are not available due to COVID, however, we can still make same day appointments virtually. 

If you have privacy or safety concerns, in-person advocacy appointments can be scheduled.

Email to schedule your appointment. You will then be sent some paperwork to fill out prior to your appointment. 

  • Crisis Cell: 301.741.3442.This line will be forwarded to UM Capital DV/Sexual Assault Center (301-618-3154) during holiday closures.
  • Stay connected with CARE by visiting our website,, or by finding us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

Additional Resources can be found at:

University Health Center Behavioral Health Services

  • Behavioral Health Services is able to take students (registered undergraduate or graduate) who currently reside in Maryland. We are not able to take new student patients who reside outside of Maryland.
  • If you are experiencing a psychiatric emergency call 911 or go to your nearest hospital emergency department.
  • Current patients may contact their therapist or prescriber by leaving a secure message at or calling (301) 314-8106 for refills or other concerns.
  • Current patients will receive services regardless of the state they live in. Services will be provided remotely.  
  • Please complete and submit the UMD Behavioral Health Services Informed Consent for Teletherapy/Telehealth form below: 
    Informed Consent for Teletherapy/Telehealth

Office of Diversity and Inclusion 

Central Office and Diversity Training

Bias Incident Support Services (BISS)

  • The program will continue its normal duties, with one-on-one support meetings with impacted parties (including restorative circles) held using Zoom. 

  • Contact via phone at 301.405.2842 or email

LGBT Equity Center 

  • Contact via phone at 301.405.8720 or email (preferred) at

  • You can also visit for a wealth of resources.

  • Some groups, drop-ins, events and meetings are happening virtually. Contact the center for details.

Office of Civil Rights and Sexual Misconduct

Nyumburu Cultural Center 

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