Start at UCLA CAPS

You are encouraged to contact the UCLA Counseling and Psychological Services Center (CAPS) if you need mental health/behavioral health care.  CAPS is an on-campus multidisciplinary center where you can receive mental health services, consultation, and referral.

·         CAPS offers brief, intermittent treatment for UCLA students including screening, individual and group therapy, psychiatry, consultation, and crisis intervention.

·         CAPS assists with referrals and linkage to higher levels of care and additional campus and community resources as appropriate.

 *Behavioral health services for SHIP students must begin at UCLA Counseling and Psychological Services.

For more detailed information about CAPS services and UCSHIP for Mental Health care, visit CAPS website or by phone at (310) 825-0768.

CAPS does not schedule appointments online.  All first time appointments are on a walk in basis Monday through Thursday 9AM-4PM and Friday 9AM- 3PM.

The Counseling Center (CAPS)**
John Wooden Center West
(310) 825-0768

Additional Resources

24-Hour access to a counselor by phone – CAPS Crisis Counselors are available for phone consultation 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, by calling the CAPS main phone line at (310) 825-0768.

UCLA Consultation and Response Team 

A Resource Guide for Students, Family, Staff and Faculty

For Emergencies, Call 911

UC Police Department (UCPD)

 601 Westwood Plaza

(310) 825-1491 or 911​​