Where to get help

On-Campus Resources                               

***Download the "Need to Talk" resource flyer here ***

WSU Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

Monday - Friday

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

***Initial assessments until 4:00 PM daily***

Located: 5th floor of Student Center Building Suite 552

Phone: 313-577-3398

After Hours Phone (after 5 pm weekdays and weekends) 313-577-9982

CAPS offers a variety of services to the University Community which include:

  • Counseling services to registered Wayne State students
  • Therapy groups, support groups, and educational groups
  • Outreach services and events
  • Workshops/educational activities
  • Crisis intervention for students, faculty, and the university community
  • Consultation to faculty and the university community
  • Consultation to parents of university students

WSU College of Education Counseling and Testing Center

Monday – Thursday

2 PM  to 7 PM

Located 3rd Floor Education Building EDU 306

Phone: 313-577-1681

COE Counseling and Testing Center offers:

  • Individual and group counseling aimed to assist clients in making realistic vocational choices, to resolve problems in interpersonal functioning and eliminate self-defeating and/or abusive activities.
  • Standardized basic educational and life skills assessment.
  • Substance abuse assessment.
  • Specialized assessment for vocational interests and vocational aptitudes
  • Art therapy for individuals and groups using the approaches of non-verbal and/or creatively expressed counseling.

WSU Psychology Clinic

Mon. & Wed. 9 AM to 7 PM

Tue. & Thu. 9 AM to  8PM

Friday 9 AM to 5 PM

Affordable rates available. No insurance is accepted. Cash or checks only.

Located: 60 Farnsworth Street, Rackham Building, Detroit, MI 48202

Phone: 313-577-2840

The WSU Psychology Clinic offers:

  • Therapy for adults, couples, adolescents, children, groups, and families. Both short- and long-term treatments are available.
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Skills Training
  • A wide range of assessment services are offered for children, adolescents and adults, including intellectual, neuropsychological, personality, and the assessment of learning disabilities.

Off-Campus Resources

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-TALK (8255)

The Crisis Text Line
TEXT 741741


Wayne County

Detroit Wayne County Mental Health Authority (DWMHA)
800-241-4949 or 313-833-2500

Wayne County Community Mental Health - Emergency
(313)  833-2500

Wayne County 24 Hour Crisis Hotline
(313)  224-7000

WSU Police
(313)  577-2222

Detroit Receiving ER
(313)  745-3000

Psychiatric Crisis
(313) 745-4644

Henry Ford ER
(800) 436-7936


Oakland County

Common Ground Crisis Number and Screenings
(800) 231-1127


Macomb County

Access
(586) 948-0222

Crisis Center
(586) 307-9100

Substance Abuse Access
(586) 541-2273

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