Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) supports the university’s mission of student success by promoting the best possible academic, vocational, and emotional health for Florida Tech students. The student counseling center provides a variety of professional mental health and wellness services to assist students with their overall health, so they can successfully reach their own personal, academic, and career goals. In an effort to keep the health of our entire campus community a top priority, at this time, we are providing support through teletherapy services. Please call CAPS at 321-674-8050 to schedule an appointment.
CAPS values your mental health and wellbeing during this current pandemic. Here are some resources you may find helpful in coping. We are all in this together!
Mental Health and COVID-19 by Mental Health America
Mental Health Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic by ActiveMinds
COVID-19 and Managing Mental Health by The Jed Foundation
Love is Louder a Project of The Jed Foundation
Stress and Coping During COVID-19 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Living With Worry and Anxiety Amidst Global Uncertainty by PsychologyTools
Coping with COVID-19 Related Stress as a Student by American Psychological Association (APA)
Coronavirus Anxiety Workbook by The Wellness Society and Jamma International
COVID-19 Resource and Information Guide by National Alliance on Mental Illness
COVID-19 Resources and Information by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA)
COVID Coach App by US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
RESEARCH OPPORTUNITY (for Undergraduates): Florida Tech's School of Psychology is conducting research on how students have been coping with the COVID-19 pandemic. The purpose of this research is to help inform the development of effective resources for the college population during these difficult times. By sharing your experience through this 20-minute survey, you will automatically be entered into a raffle to win one of 10 $20 gift cards from the School of Psychology. Click this link to participate.
Ulifeline – An online resource for college mental health.
Active Minds – A national organization that honors the memory of Brian Malmon and supports mental health awareness and education for students.
Taylor for Teens – A local organization that honors the memory of Taylor Renae King and supports awareness of teen issues and guides teens to available resources.
The Trevor Project – A national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ+ youth.
The Steve Fund - A national organization dedicated to the mental health and emotional wellbeing of student of color.
Sam – A national foundation (Sam Spady Foundation) that honors the memory of Samantha Spady and supports alcohol education and awareness, with emphasis on alcohol poisoning and high-risk consumption, on college campuses.
One Love – A national foundation (One Love Foundation) that honors the memory of Yeardley Love and supports education and awareness of healthy and unhealthy relationships to help end relationship abuse.
Love is Respect.org – An online resource to empower youth to prevent and end dating abuse.