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Student Resources

Whether connecting with counseling services on or off-campus, we recognize that students may experience a wait between scheduling and meeting with a provider. We have a number of resources available that can be accessed quickly and easily, and that can help address many of the most common concerns that students experience. Here you will find quick access to some of the additional resources that are available.

Groups and Workshops

  • Drop-in Workshops - Weekly workshop sessions to help manage distress and improve relationships
  • Drop-in Community Spaces - Monthly supportive community spaces for first-generation college students, student veterans, and women of color
  • Virtual CALM Workshop - Coping with Anxiety and Living Mindfully (CALM) workshop content is provided in video format that can be accessed at any time

Outreach Events

  • Let’s Talk - Drop-in problem-solving consultation with CAPS team member at Popp Martin Student Union and Atkins Library
  • Wellness Workshops (scroll to bottom of page to see upcoming offerings)
    • Stress Survival 101- One-hour workshop focused on identifying how stress manifests for you and exploring practical strategies to tap into the positive benefits of stress and minimize its negative impact throughout the semester. 
    • From Burnout to Balance - One-hour workshop to learn more about burnout, focusing on ways to overcome burnout, foster wellbeing, and take on those to-do list tasks.
  • Stress Less Week 
    • Relax with Aromatherapy- Stop by and join CAPS on Wednesday, December 7th from 11am-1pm in the Popp Martin Student Union lobby! Make your own aromatherapy fragrance filled with your favorite essential oils. Engage with CAPS members to learn more about how to manage stress and practice self-care, as well as learn about the different services that are available to students
    • Build Your Own Stress Survival Kit - Come join CAPS on Thursday, December 8th (Reading Day) from 11am-1pm in the Popp Martin Student Union lobby and make your own personal stress survival kit! Build your own stress kit with free swag including: coloring books, tea bags, journals, fidget toys, stickers, and more! Engage with CAPS members to learn more about how to manage stress and learn more about the different resources that are available to students

Off-Campus Services

Online Resources

Crisis Resources

  • CAPS Crisis Assistance: Call 704-687-0311 during or after normal business hours to speak with a crisis counselor
  • Suicide Prevention Lifeline (24 hours): 988
  • The Steve Crisis Text Line (support for students of color): Text STEVE to 741741
  • The Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741
  • The Trevor Lifeline (suicide prevention for LGBTQ students): Call 1-866-488-7386 or text START to 678-678
  • UNC Charlotte Campus Police: 704-687-2200