CAPS will be operating remotely into Summer 2020. Please call 209.946.2315 x2 for specific questions related to hours and services offered. CAPS is now offering distance counseling via telephone or face-to-face videoconferencing to currently enrolled Pacific students who meet the eligibility criteria for distance counseling services. Learn more >

You can also use your own insurance to get connected to mental health services, including telemental health. Learn more >

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Therapy Assistance Online (TAO)

TAO is an online platform of tools and educational materials to help you learn about and change how you think and feel. TAO Modules are designed to help you have a better understanding of your personal situation and equip you with tools to aid you in feeling less anxious now and as you go forward in your life. Some concerns that may be addressed by TAO include:

Depression | Anxiety |Communication |Substance Use Issues | And many more!

Sign up for self-guided TAO using your email address. If you are a current client, ask your therapist to help design a TAO program that is right for you.

If you need support accessing TAO contact 209.946.2315 x2. Questions related to privacy and your information while using the self-help features of TAO should be directed to

Self-help Resources

We recognize that some personal concerns may not require professional attention or that some people may not wish to meet with a therapist at this time. With this in mind, we have provided information here about a variety of issues that affect many students. If you would like to schedule an appointment to talk with a therapist please see Making an Appointment.

Coping with Grief and Loss

When College Students Head Home

Mental Health Abroad

Content provided here is intended for informational purposes only. It is not intended for self-diagnosis or self-treatment, nor should it replace the consultation of a trained medical or mental health professional. Also, please note that outside links are not under our control, and we cannot guarantee the content contained on them.


If you are in crisis: Suicide Prevention Lifeline

If you need to talk to someone: The Warmline

If you are worried about someone: Kognito (use enrollment key "uparus18")

If you have student health insurance: Speak privately with a therapist

If you prefer to text: Crisis Text Line or text STEVE to 741741