Additional

Resources

Support at Georgetown:

CAPS - Counseling and Psychiatric Services:

CAPS offers counseling and psychiatric services to undergraduate and graduate students at Georgetown. This includes short-term individual counseling, group therapy, workshops, consultations, referrals, and more

ARC - Academic Resource Center:

The ARC helps students develop academic skills with individualized support and workshops. The services offered include Disability Support and Accommodations, Student-Athlete Support, and Academic Support.

Active Minds:

The Georgetown chapter of Active Minds. They work to de-stigmatize issues around mental health by providing open dialogue, programs and educational campaigns on campus.

Project Lighthouse:

Project Lighthouse provides anonymous, online peer support to Georgetown Students from 7pm-1am.

Student Health Center:

The medical health center on campus provides convenient access to medical professionals who provide quality health care, check ups, medicine prescriptions, urgent care and more.

Cawley Career Education Center:

The career center works with undergraduate and graduate students with career counseling and advising appointments, as well as hosting workshops and events focused on career education.

Health Education Services:

Health Education services work to promote the well being of Georgetown students through health promotion programming. They also provide assessment, treatment, and referrals for issues with body image, eating disorders, pregnancy stress and more.

 

LGBTQ Resource Center:

The center provides LGBTQ support services, education, programming, and advocacy on Georgetown's campus., as well as hosting presentations and guest speakers.

Women's Center:

The Women's Center supports women from all backgrounds by providing education, support, services and programs that address women's specific needs.

general Support:

Crisis Text Line

Crisis Text Line is a free, 24/7 support for those experiencing crisis. Text 741741 from anywhere in the US to text with a trained Crisis Counselor.

 

Reach Hire

Reach Hire works with young adults to help them find work, attend college and ultimately become financially independent. On their website, they have extensive resources about applying to jobs, finding the right school and applying for disability funds if needed.

 

Voices4Us

Voices4Us is a non-profit organization whose goal is to minimize stigma for college and high school students with mental health conditions. They also have information on how to receive accommodations and how to find the right college for students.

Cafe TA Center

Cafe TA Center is a child program of the Family Cafe that connects individuals with serious mental health issues with information, training and resources.

 

KSOC TV Webisodes

This website is a repository of YouTube videos featuring videos from the Substances Abuse and Mental Health Services on best practices for supporting individuals who live with a mental health conditions, in particular young adults, veterans, and  members of LGBTQ communities.  

 

National Center for College Students with Disabilities

National Center for College Students with Disabilities offers information to college students living with a disability about requesting and accessing accommodations in an academic setting.

National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth

NCWD is an educational and vocational services resource for young adults (18-24) who live with disabilities.

US. Department of Education

The US Department of Education is a source of information for students seeking higher education and first time employment.

 

Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association

The Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association is a nonprofit organization focused on growing and training the recovery workforce by providing recovery services and opportunities for individuals with mental health illnesses.

 

Substances Abuse and Mental Health Services

SAMHSA (Substances Abuse and Mental Health Services) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation and reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.

 

Youth Move National

Youth Move is a youth, chapter based organization dedicated to improving supports and services for young adults with lived experience of a mental health condition by raising awareness around youth issues, advocating for individual’s rights and empowering young adults to make changes in their lives and communities.

 

Youth.gov

Youth is a government website helping individuals and organizations create, maintain and strengthen effective youth programs. Youth gives communities information on how to access local and federal funding.

Center on Mental Health Services Research and Policy

The National Research and Training Center promotes access to effective consumer-driven and community-based services for adults with serious mental illness.

 

Pathways Research and Training Center

Pathways supports youth and young adults who live with serious mental health conditions develop the self-determination, positive identity, and interpersonal relationship skills.