Note: CSU Health Network is partially funded by CSU student fees, and most services are available for fee-paying CSU-Fort Collins students only.  For more information, visit our eligibility, fees, and service charges page.

If you are a CSU student experiencing a mental health crisis, please call (970) 491-6053 to speak with a crisis counselor.

Online 24/7 Tools

  • YOU@CSU – Explore campus resources, and find personalized tips and tools for everything from your mental and physical health, to friendships and finding balance. Login at you.colostate.edu or through RAMweb.
  • SilverCloud Health– Self-guided online programs based on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to help you enhance well-being, manage anxiety and depression, improve your sleep, boost your body image, and more.
  • Nod app – Strengthen your connections –A free app that offers ideas for strengthening social ties. Using evidence-based practices, the app reminds us of the small things we can do to create positive moments for ourselves and the people we care about.
  • Mindfulness AppsUnwinding AnxietyInsight TimerHeadspaceStopBreatheThinkSmiling MindThe Shine AppLiberate Meditation, and Calm are apps that offer many ways to practice and learn about mindfulness to enhance well-being.
  • Financial Wellness Education – The Canvas Financial Wellness online modules will boost your financial know-how and help you learn to manage your money in college and beyond. Topics include understanding student loan debt, using credit cards responsibly, sticking to a budget, and more.
  • Substance use Screening and Brief Intervention Tools – The following tools screen for concerns related to your substance use and provide personalized feedback and connections to resources both on campus and in the community.
    • Impact Feedback – Get confidential feedback about your current substance use, find out how it compares to other students’ use and get connected with resources.
    • Marijuana eCHECKUP TO GO – This personalized, evidence-based program provides individual feedback about behavior and risk factors related to cannabis use and provides campus and community resources.


Groups and Workshops

  • Skill-Building Group Workshops Available for students only, at no additional charge.  Group workshops include:
    • Mindfully Managing Stress
    • CannaBiz
    • Understanding Gender Socialization (Male- Identified Students Only)
    • Live Safe
    • Exploring Relationships After Trauma (4-week series)
    • Reclaiming Intimacy After Trauma (5-week series)
    • Grief Group
    • Creating Change
    • Exploring Substance Use
    • Self-Exploration
    • Strengths
    • See full line-up of workshops including descriptions, dates and times on the Groups and Workshops page.
  • Theme Groups– Theme therapy groups help students connect with others who share common experiences, identities and concerns. Fall 2022 theme groups include:
    • Trauma Skills Group
    • Taming the Anxious Mind
    • Coming Out, Being Out and Questioning Support Group
    • Transgender and Gender Fluid Support Group
    • Womxn of Color Support Group
    • Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Support Group
    • Body Positive
    • Mindful Yoga
    • Depression Skills Group
    • Self Compassion Group
    • See full line-up, including descriptions, dates and times, on the Groups and Workshops page. Call (970) 491-6053 to register. Pre-session screenings are required.
  • Interpersonal Process Groups– a safe, supportive space to explore your feelings, connect with others, and practice new behaviors that can ultimately lead to more fulfilling relationships


Multicultural Resources

  • Multicultural Counseling Services – Designed for students who have been historically underrepresented and aims to reduce barriers for you to access and navigate Counseling Services. The webpage features a list of identity-specific services and resources that can support your emotional health and overall wellness, including Multicultural Counseling Drop-In Hours, Identity Based Group Counseling, Peer Support Identity Groups and information about the Multicultural Counseling Team and Student Office Liaisons. Visit Multicultural Counseling Services for more information.
  • Transgender Care– The Transgender Health Team at CSU Health Network is a multidisciplinary team committed to providing comprehensive gender-affirming care for transgender, gender non-conforming, and gender-questioning students at Colorado State University.
  • Mental Health Musings Podcast– Mental health can be a complex and daunting topic for folx. From navigating what resources are available to what will work best for oneself, it’s not easy. Join CSU Health Network staff as they share their own personal mental health journey, discuss different mental health topics and explain what’s available at CSU to help you with your mental health and well-being. If you’re someone who doesn’t know what’s available on CSU’s campus for mental health and well-being or unsure with how to begin your own self-help journey, this show is for you.


One-on-One Services

  • Counseling Services – A small portion of your student fees helps pay for a wide range of mental health support resources, including crisis services, groups, workshops, and brief individual therapy.
    • If you would like to meet with a counselor, your first step is to come to Counseling Services on the 3rd floor of the CSU Health and Medical Center during drop-in hours:
      • Mondays: 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
      • Tuesdays: 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
      • Wednesdays: 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
      • Thursdays: 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
      • Fridays: 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    • Visit About Counseling Services for more information and learn more about what to expect at a Counseling Services appointment
      • Consider using your health insurance benefits to seek individual therapy in the local community. Most health insurance carriers have a phone number (usually found on the back of your insurance card) or online portal to help you find a local provider that works with your insurance plan.
      • Connections is a free local service that can help you connect to mental health services in the community, including services that work with your health insurance plan. Call 970-221-5551 to get started.
  • Psychiatry Services and Medication Management – Specialized psychiatry clinicians and experienced primary care providers provide initial diagnostic evaluations and ongoing medication management for a wide range of mental illnesses. If counselors or medical providers identify a student with an urgent need for psychiatric care, psychiatrists offer urgent consultations to assure timely access to a higher level of mental health care. Learn more at health.colostate.edu/psychiatry
  • Medical Services– Your physical health is a major factor in your overall well-being.  Students can access primary care, dental, optometry, physical therapy services and more through CSU Health Network.
  • Drugs, Alcohol and You (DAY) Programs – Students who are concerned about their substance use (including alcohol, marijuana and/or other drugs) can engage with DAY Programs for individual appointments, workshops and other services. Learn more at the DAY Programs webpage or call (970) 491-4693 for more information.
  • Nutrition Services – Services available to support a variety student health conditions and needs, as well as resources for those experiencing food insecurity.
  • Tobacco CessationStudents who are thinking about or are ready to quit vaping, smoking or using tobacco can meet one-on-one with a professional health coach who specializes in tobacco cessation. Call (970) 491-7121 to make an appointment.


Substance Use Support

  • Drugs, Alcohol and You (DAY) Programs – Students who are concerned about their substance use (including alcohol, marijuana and/or other drugs) can engage with DAY Programs for individual appointments, workshops and other services. Learn more at the DAY Programs webpage or call (970) 491-4693 for more information.
  • Substance Use Screening and Brief Intervention Tools The following tools screen for concerns related to your substance use and provide personalized feedback and connections to resources both on campus and in the community.
    • Impact Feedback – Get confidential feedback about your current substance use, find out how it compares to other students’ use and get connected with resources.
    • Marijuana eCHECKUP TO GO – This personalized, evidence-based program provides individual feedback about behavior and risk factors related to cannabis use and provides campus and community resources.
  • Tobacco CessationStudents who are thinking about or are ready to quit vaping, smoking or using tobacco can meet one-on-one with a professional health coach who specializes in tobacco cessation. Call (970) 491-7121 to make an appointment.
  • Opioid Use Disorder Treatment – Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) is available for students who suffer from abuse of heroin, pain pills or any other opioid use.
  • Ram Recovery CommunityAn inclusive student-run community designed to support students on all paths and in all phases of recovery, including substance use disorders, eating disorders, and other mental health disorders.


Education and Self-care

  • Outreach Presentations– Covering a variety of topics including stress management, mindfulness, well-being, sexual health, sleep, alcohol and other drugs and more, facilitated by Health Education and Prevention Services (HEPS) staff. View session descriptions and submit an online request on the presentation request page.
  • Ram Recovery CommunityAn inclusive student-run community designed to support students on all paths and in all phases of recovery, including substance use disorders, eating disorders, and other mental health disorders.
  • Rams Fail Forward – Recovering and learning from failure is important to success. Take the Rams Fail Forward pledge and learn more about how to bounce back from failure on the Rams Fail Forward webpage.
  • Financial Wellness Education – The Canvas Financial Wellness online modules will boost your financial know-how and help you learn to manage your money in college and beyond. Topics include understanding student loan debt, using credit cards responsibly, sticking to a budget, and more.
  • Still Point Reflection Space– The Still Point Reflection Space is designed to be a nourishing, reflective and inclusive environment for CSU faculty, staff and students from all backgrounds and cultures. It is currently closed due to COVID.  Check out these 3 additional reflection spaces on campus.

Mental Health and Well-Being Resources for CSU Faculty and Staff

Learn more about additional mental health and well-being resources for CSU faculty and staff: