University Health Services — CAPS 

The mission of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is to support the emotional, psychological, educational, social and cultural development of all UC Berkeley students through a wide range of multiculturally based counseling, psychiatric, career, consultation, training and educational services.

Emergency consultations

  • Emergency: call 911; Emergency from cell: 510-642-3333
  • After Hours Assistance Line (when UHS is closed): 1-855-817-5667
  • National Suicide Hotline: 800-273-8255
  • National Crisis Text Line with instructions to text “HOME” to 741741
  • Path to Care – 24/7 care line: 510-643-2005 
  • 24 hour crisis line: Alameda County Suicide Crisis Line: 510-849-2212
  • Berkeley 24-hour Crisis Hotline: 1-800-309-2131
  • Berkeley Mental Health Mobile Crisis Team: 510-981-5900 or 510-981-5254
  • Bay Area Women Against Rape: 510-845-7273
  • Student of Concern Committee: 510-664-4218  

Non-Emergency consultations

  • Crisis drop-in at CAPS: Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm
  • Social Services Counseling (2nd floor UHS, Room 2280): 510-642-6074
  • Advice Nurse, UHS: 510-643-7197 or send a secure message through eTang
  • Medical appointments, including medication evaluations: 510-642-2000 
  • Let’s Talk

Mental Health Resources — ASUC 

University Affiliated, Tang, Berkeley City Affiliated, and UCB Student Group have collaborated to create a comprehensive guide with all information needed to get help in the Bay Area. 

Social Media Pages/Phone Numbers/Email Contacts:

ASUC Mental Health Commission: Instagram

ASUC Mental Health Senators:  Website

UHS:  Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook

Mental Health Support — Undocumented Student Program 

The mental health support program provides a confidential space for undocumented students to be seen by a licensed therapist who will collaborate with them on an individual wellness plan. Support varies by each student’s need including one-time drop-in consultation, crisis management, on-going sessions, and connection to other campus resources.