CAPS: Mental Health Community Resources

UGA Outpatient Services

Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS)
Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
University Health Center, Second Floor
Reduced cost after paying student health fee

  • Crisis: During regular hours (8:00am-5:00pm), you may contact CAPS at 706-542-2273 and speak with the walk-in clinician or come to CAPS for a walk-in appointment.
  • After Hours Mental Health Crisis: (Weekdays after closing and before 8 am, weekends and holidays 24 hours/day, 365 days/year) 706-542-2200

Psychology Clinic (UGA)
Basement of Psychology Bldg
Door Facing Baldwin Street
Sliding Fee Scale: Income based, $5-$75

Center for Counseling and Personal Evaluation (UGA)
4th Floor Aderhold, Room 424
Sliding Fee Scale: $10 per session for UGA students

Cost for Services:

  • Sliding Fee Scale: $15 - $65 per session, based on annual in come and family size
  • Cost for UGA Graduate and Undergraduate Students: $15 per session*
    *Undergraduate students can inquire about receiving services at no-cost through available grand funding.

Virtual Mental Health Resources

UGA Campus Resource:
Therapy Assisted Online (TAO) - provided by UHC Counseling & Psychiatric Services
Access this FREE mental health resource directly: or inquire with a CAPS Clinician at 706-542-2273

UGA Mental Health Campus Partner:
Christie Campus Health
Christie Campus Health - NEW USG partnership providing virtual wellbeing resources to UGA students
24/7 support line:  833-910-3371

Other UGA Support Services

The Fontaine Center
Alcohol & Other Drug Education & Recovery Support – 706-542-8690
Relationship & Sexual Violence Prevention (RSVP) – 24/7 hotline: 706-542-SAFE

Student Care & Outreach
Don’t know where to start? We will help you!

Outpatient Services in the Community

Family Counseling Service
1435 Oglethorpe Avenue, Athens, GA 30606
Sliding Fee Scale: $1-$75

Advantage Behavioral Health Systems
*Offering therapy, psychiatry, etc.
250 North Avenue
Daytime (8:30 am - 5:00 pm)
No Insurance, Sliding Fee Scale

Commencement Center (Alcohol and Drug Treatment)
1175 Mitchell Bridge Road
Athens, GA 30606

Inpatient Services in the Community

Athens Regional Medical Center
Emergency Room

1199 Prince Avenue

St. Mary’s Hospital
Emergency Room

1230 Baxter Street

Advantage Behavioral Health Systems
800-715-4225, 24-Hour Crisis Line

Ridgeview Institute
770-434-4567, 800-329-9775
3995 South Cobb Drive
Atlanta, GA 30080

SummitRidge Hospital
250 Scenic Highway
Lawrenceville, GA 30045

770-531-3800, 800-848-3649
200 Wisteria Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501

Georgia Regional Hospital of Augusta
3405 Mike Padgett Hwy.
Augusta, GA 30906

Magnolia Creek Treatment Center for Eating Disorders
205-678-4373, 888-762-4665, 888-7MAGNOLIA
P.O. Box 391
Chelsea, AL 35043

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