Mental Health and Support
Here are some mental health and support services that can help boost your emotional, psychological and social well-being and improve how you handle stress, make choices and relate to others.
The Office of Counseling and Educational Support Services provides psychological services for KU Medical Center students and residents within a confidential, inclusive atmosphere of safety and respect to assist individuals in addressing emotional and interpersonal issues that may be affecting their well-being. Counseling sessions can address a wide variety of concerns, including managing stress; dealing with feelings of depression, anxiety, grief, loneliness, or anger; improving relationships; successfully adapting to academic programs or other life situations or other topics. The Office of Graduate Medical Education funds all fees for residents and fellows, so you can access these services at no cost.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Visit the Human Resources website for information about health insurance plans, prescription drug benefits, flex spending accounts, the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and the State of Kansas employee wellness rewards program, HealthQuest.
American Psychological Association
National Institute of Mental Health/Eating Disorders
National Eating Disorders Association
American Psychological Association Psychology Help Center
KU Medical Center Counseling and Educational Support Services
Help for the Helper
National LGBTQ Task Force
Learn How to Become/LGBTQ College Students
Test Prep Insights/LGBTQ College Guide
Human Rights Campaign
Men's Health Network
National Institute of Mental Health/Men and Men's Health
Relationships & Family
American Psychological Association/Children
American Academy of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists