Note: CSU Health Network is partially funded by CSU student fees, and access to most services is 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 and boost your body image.
  • 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 Achieve 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.


Groups and Workshops

  • Skill-Building Group Workshops Available for students only, at no additional charge. See full line-up of workshops including descriptions, dates and times on the Groups and Workshops page.
    • Fall 2021 group workshops include:
      • Mindfulness for Well-Being in Stressful Times
      • Anger management
      • CannaBiz 101
      • Values Clarification
  • Theme Groups– Theme therapy groups help students connect with others who share common experiences, identities and concerns. Fall 2021 theme groups include:
    • Coming Out, Being Out and Questioning Support Group
    • Transgender and Gender Fluid Support Group
    • Women of Color Support Group
    • Alcohol and Other Drugs Support Group
    • DBT Tools for Success
    • Body Positive
    • Depression
    • Anxiety and more
    • 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 Stephanie Zee and Adam-Jon Aparicio 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 – By paying student fees, CSU students have access to a wide range of mental health support resources at no additional cost. To access services, the first step is to meet with a counselor 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.
    • If you need to reschedule an appointment or have questions, please call (970) 491-6053 during our typical business hours.
    • For students who are deaf or hard of hearing, please begin by calling 711 and Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS) can help you communicate with our on-call counselors.
    • Visit About Counseling Services for more information and learn more about what to expect at a Counseling Services appointment.
  • 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
  • Wellness and Behavioral Health Consultation– Our Wellness & Behavioral Health Consultation program embeds mental health clinicians within the CSU Health Network medical teams, following a model of integrated health care which allows immediate access to wellness, behavioral health and mental health consultation and support for both patients and medical providers.  The Wellness Consultants (BHCs) function as members of the medical care team and collaborate with medical staff in their daily provision of health care to CSU students. This integrative, “no wrong door” approach means that students have access to the support they need within the context of their medical care team, as an alternative to (or alongside) support from Counseling Services.
  • 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.


Drugs and Alcohol 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 Self-Assessment Tools – Concerned about your substance use during these stressful times? These free self-assessment tools are available to help you check-in.
    • Online Alcohol and Other Drug Screening – Assess your use, find out how your alcohol and/or drug use compares to other college students and discover resources for more information.
    • Marijuana eCHECKUP TO GO – This personalized, evidence-based program provides individual feedback about behavior and risk factors, and 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 Achieve 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 Resources for CSU Faculty and Staff

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