Professional and confidential psychological and mental health services are free and available through our Counselling and Psychological Services (CAPS).
As a student, you can access specialist input on a wide range of personal, academic, social and psychological issues that may impact your life, through our Counselling and Psychological Services (CAPS). Individual therapy/counselling with a clinical psychologist (counsellor) gives you the opportunity to talk confidentially about any concerns that may be impacting on your academic performance or mental health and wellbeing. You can also access self-help resources and workshops.
You can contact CAPS on 86278433 from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.
If you have immediate safety concerns for yourself or others, call triple zero (000) for emergency services (fire/ambulance/police).
If you need to speak to someone outside CAPS business hours, you can contact the University of Sydney Crisis Line from 5pm to 9am weekdays, 24 hours on weekends and public holidays.
The Crisis Line connects you with a qualified crisis support specialist who can support you to find relief from current emotional distress, explore coping strategies, safely manage any immediate threats to life or safety and offer referrals and open pathways for longer term solutions.
24-hour crisis phone counselling is also available from the following community resources:
9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.
The University will be closed from Monday 23 December and re-opening Tuesday 7 January. You can still reach the Student Centre by phone and online during this time.