Health & Wellness News
USU to Host Weeklong Events Encouraging Positive Body Image and Intuitive Eating
USU Campus Recreation and Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) have partnered to hold a week of events called Powered by Your Body, held Feb. 20-27, 2023. These events coincide with National Eating Disorder Awareness Week and focus on building awa...
Rec Your Stress With CAPS & Campus Recreation
USU Campus Recreation and CAPS will host the Rec Your Stress event during No Test Week, Dec. 5-7. Each day will have a series of different events that are open to all students, faculty and staff. “This is a great way for students to take a break and dest...
CAPS to Host Stress Bust Event to Help Students Prepare for Finals Week
Utah State University students, faculty and staff are all welcome to attend a self-care activity hosted by Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) on Monday, April 25, to help students get ready for Finals Week.
USU Seeks Input from Students on Mental Well-being
Students at Utah State University are invited to provide input on their mental health and well-being as part of the institution’s biennial survey to continually improve student wellness.
USU H.E.L.P.S. — Helping Everyone Learn How to Prevent Suicide
USU H.E.L.P.S., Helping Everyone Learn to Prevent Suicide, is USU's suicide prevention training that dives deeper into the three main campaign messages.
USU Forms Eating Disorder Treatment Team
Utah State University has formed an Eating Disorder Treatment Team to offer services to students who may be in need. The team is headed by Brooke Parker, a Registered Dietician in Nutrition Services at Student Health and Wellness.
Students Encouraged to Seek Help Through CAPS
Utah State University’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) recently sent the following email to all students across USU’s Logan and Statewide campus system. All members of the USU community are encouraged to seek help if needed.
CAPS Responds To Increase in Student Mental Health Challenges
Recent surveys at Utah State University indicate that the COVID-19 pandemic has likely increased mental and emotional health challenges among students. The Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) department has made adjustments to help students becom...
Suicide Prevention: Protecting USU's Community
USU Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) offers a full schedule of appointments through telehealth, and when students reach out, they answer a series of questions to help ensure they are prioritized for an appointment.
USU Counseling and Psychological Services Respond to COVID-19
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at Utah State University quickly implemented changes within their department to meet the needs of students during the COVID-19 pandemic. Through flexible and innovative ways, CAPS has shifted its individual and...
USU Counseling and Psychological Services Dedicated to Serving During COVID-19 Pandemic
Six months after the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic hit Utah, the Utah State University’s Counseling and Psychological Services is making sure all Utah State campus communities are aware of the mental health assistance it provides.
Student Mental Health Resources Still Offered and Without Wait Time
Utah State University wants to remind students of the many health resources available to students during summer semester. The services are available to students signed up for summer semester, as well as continuing students signed up for fall semester.
Final exams can induce stress and the outreach event, “Stress Busters” organized by the Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) through the Reach/Peer program, hopes to bring awareness of ways stress can be combatted.
Free Online Tool to help address mental health concerns
Students at all of Utah State University’s campuses now have free access to an online tool to help them address mental health concerns. The university is now covering the cost for students to access the ACT Guide program, which is regularly $10 per user. ...