Mental Health Services

Due to the recent University announcement requesting that students remain at home until in-person instruction resumes, the following change to services will be in effect until January 31:

We can only provide treatment to students who are in Missouri at the time of your appointment. If you currently reside in Missouri, please follow the standard scheduling process.

If you currently reside outside the state of Missouri, please download the TimelyCare app and access either the Talk Now option or Scheduled Counseling option. To schedule a Psychiatry triage appt, please access the Student Portal.

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 1/7/22)

MHS remains committed to supporting students’ mental health and wellbeing. Due to the current University indoor masking requirements, MHS will continue to provide services via telemental health.

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 and medication management. 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 remains closed. For everyone’s health and safety, all scheduled appointments are taking place remotely (for both counseling and psychiatry). We are offering appointments 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.

To better understand what we can and cannot provide, please review our Scope of Care statement.

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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.