Mental Health care at UW!

Because UW should be challenging, not overwhelming!

UW Seattle students have access to a range of mental health support, including group support, crisis support, self-help resources, referral to ongoing therapy and one-on-one support . In a life-threatening emergency, always call 911.


Need urgent support? ……….Connect with 24/7 support !

UW partners with My SSP to give students access to same-day, confidential mental health and crisis intervention support, 24/7 and in multiple languages. There are several ways to connect: 

  • (If calling from outside the US or Canada, dial 001.416.380.6578). 

We highly recommend that you download the My SSP app (Apple App Store | Google Play) to have the full range of services at your fingertips any time. 


Interested in ongoing therapy?  

For a list of Therapists serving UW students residing in Washington State, here is a directory created by Counseling Center Staff: 

To help you find a therapist, here are tips suggested by our Clinicians (this link also contains more therapist directories): 


Want to talk with someone? 

For 24/7 support? Call 1.866.775.0608 to connect with UW’s partner My SSP (see details above

Or Check out our one-on-one support program: Let’s Talk! 

Interested in group support?

check out a range of our group offerings:

Interested in scheduling an individual appointment?  

Log-in to the UW Counseling Center’s new Student Portal to schedule a first-time visit  

(Tip: At this portal you can see your upcoming appointments, fill out forms, sign up for text reminders, and update your personal information like your name and pronouns!)  

For further assistance, call the Counseling Center staff during office hours: 

  • Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 8 am – 5 pm
  • Tuesday: 9:30 am – 5 pm
  • Phone: 206.543.1240