ISD’s top priorities are the health, safety  and wellness of all our students and community members. During these unprecedented times of the COVID-19 pandemic and cultural, political and environmental challenges, we understand that our students, faculty and staff may be experiencing increased levels of stress and anxiety and may need support more than ever.  

In order to help support overall well-being, it is crucial for our students, faculty and staff to feel safe, supported and connected to our community. As you navigate through the new paradigm of living through these challenging times and the uncertainty that comes with it, it is normal to feel anxiety or worry. Please know that you are not alone and that we are here for you. 

We have gathered the following resources and guidance that can help you to take care of yourself while managing stress and anxiety. We hope that this information will be a helpful tool to best deal with our newly changing world.

U-M Updates on COVID-19 and Fall 2020 Semester Preparations

Join other U-M students, faculty, and staff in following safety measures across campus to protect yourself, your family, your friends and your community. Full details are available on the University’s Maize & Blueprint website.

Counseling & Mental Health Support:

  • Engineering C.A.R.E Center: The CARE Center is a central resource within the College of Engineering that focuses on assisting students in successfully transitioning through a variety of challenging circumstances that can impact their lives.
  • CAPS Counseling and Psychological Services: CAPS provides counseling services to students. During the COVID-19 pandemic, their services include tele-counseling, crisis support, and virtual outreach.
  • Silvercloud online platform: SilverCloud is an online mental health tool available to all faculty, staff and students at no cost. It offers self-guided programs for anxiety, depression, stress, resilience or insomnia. 
  • Mi Talk: Mi Talk is a website for U-M students with mental health resources such as online screenings for depression and anxiety, skill-building tools, and recorded workshops, lectures and relaxation exercises.
  • Faculty And Staff Counseling & Consultation Office (FASCCO): FASCCO provides free of charge services to help active and retired staff and faculty members and their immediate benefit eligible adult family members with personal difficulties they encountered at work and home. 

Physical Health Resources:

Other Well-Being Resources: