Mental Health Services

Habif’s Statement in Response to the Death of George Floyd

Welcome to Mental Health Services (MHS) at Washington University. MHS is committed to providing a safe, inclusive and affirming community of care for all students.

Our interdisciplinary team fosters personal, emotional and academic well-being by offering comprehensive therapeutic services, outreach and prevention programs.

Current MHS Services

(Last Updated 9/1/20)

During this unprecedented time, MHS remains committed to supporting students’ mental health and wellbeing.

We want to help and support you during this challenging time. We are continuing to offer a wide-range of services adapted for a telemental health environment including individual, couples and group treatment, consultations on accessing off-campus mental health care in your area, and medication management. Our services currently differ depending on whether you are residing in Missouri or residing out-of-state and abroad. If you are not sure what you need, please give us a call at (314) 935-6695 or email the Mental Health Coordinator and we’ll point you in the right direction.

Please note that the MHS office space in the Habif Health and Wellness Center is currently closed. For everyone’s health and safety, all scheduled appointments are taking place remotely (for both counseling and psychiatry). We are offering meetings using Zoom or via the phone.

In accordance with best care standards as well as federal law, availability of mental health services may be limited during the pandemic, based on acuity, frequency, or duration of presenting concerns. This may involve concerns around ADHD, mood disorders, eating disorders, psychosis, and trauma.

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Our Mission

Mental Health Services at Habif Health and Wellness Center is committed to providing exceptional, confidential and inclusive care for all students, with the goal of working collaboratively with students and the greater campus community to improve overall personal development and quality of life.

A word about confidentiality

Confidentiality is often a concern of someone who is considering counseling. The MHS staff is firmly committed to the code of confidentiality and ethics of professional practice; therefore, complete privacy can be assured UNLESS the student is a danger to themself or others. Without permission of the student, mental health records are not available to anyone outside or within the university.