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Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS): Infographic

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Welcome to CAPS! Explore an overview of CAPS services as well as learn how to schedule an appointment through our downloadable infographic. 

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Schedule an Appointment

Wait times for scheduled initial visits have averaged less than 2 days this past year. Same-day access is available for urgent concerns.

Crisis Support or Urgent Concerns

Call 650.723.3785 (24/7) to speak with a crisis specialist.

If you are unsure your concern is urgent, do not hesitate to call the crisis line.

CAPS Services

Call 650.723.3785 on weekdays from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. PT, or come by in person. 

You will speak to a CAPS front desk administrative associate who will connect you with the appropriate resource based on your needs.

Services Provided 

No cost confidential CAPS services include:

  • Brief Therapy
  • Groups and Workshops
  • Crisis Specialist on Call
  • Let’s Talk in Community (via Zoom)
  • Referral Support

Medication management with a CAPS psychiatrist is fee-for-service ($25 copay for students with Cardinal Care).

NEW TimelyCare Virtual Medical & Mental Health Care

TimelyCare provides virtual mental health care to enrolled students in the United States, 24/7/365. No cost services (paid for by Vaden Health Services) include:

  • MedicalNow 
  • TalkNow 
  • Scheduled Medical   
  • Scheduled Counseling 
  • Self-Care Content

To Access TimelyCare

TimelyCare is not meant to replace Vaden resources for students with urgent medical or mental health needs.

Explore Mental Health Resources at Stanford

Your go-to hub for navigating the many mental health and well-being resources at Stanford.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) Infographic
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Campus scenes, 2023. CreditZ: Michaela Go