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Counseling and Pyschological Services is operating remotely Monday-Friday from 8 AM to 5 PM. Please reach us by email at uwtcaps@uw.edu or call (253) 692-4522.

Black Lives Matter - Statement from Our Staff

To everyone affected by social injustices, especially the members of the Black, African, and African-American communities: We at the UWT office of Counseling and Psychological Services will continue to work against racial injustice. We realize that our anger, fear, and sadness regarding the violence of racism, both recently, and throughout history, MUST be channeled into continuing to support the UWT community and our students. Our work welcomes all experiences and feelings in response to these repeated individual and societal traumas and we will collectively work to do better in supporting you with compassion and humility. We also realize that our field has a history of being complicit in racial injustice and thus, we also will continue to work on dismantling and challenging this history both within our field, and within ourselves. We will continue to stand with you.

Together We Must Act - A Letter to the UWT Community from the Student Affairs Executive Leadership Team

NAMI’s Statement On Recent Racist Incidents And Mental Health Resources For African Americans

Counseling and Psychological Services is offering teletherapy services via Zoom for Autumn quarter 2020. This is a free service for currently enrolled UW Tacoma students.  Here are instructions to use ZOOM

Click here for details on how to make an appointment.

We are also available for consultation with students' families, faculty, staff, and community members. If you are in crisis or are concerned about a friend or loved one and need immediate assistance, here are some options:  

  • UWT Campus Security (253) 692-4416 (if you are on campus)
  • UW Safe Campus (253) 692-7233 https://www.washington.edu/safecampus/
  • Pierce County Crisis line 1-800-576-7764
  • Crisis Text line: Text START to 741741 from anywhere in the USA, anytime, any type of crisis.
  • 911
  • Your closest hospital emergency room

Taking Care of Your Mental Health in the Face of Uncertainty - Advice from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention