Mental Wellness

Basic Needs Holistic Fund

Emergency financial support in rental assistance, food assistance, housing security deposit, medical and mental health expenses, technology, research, and emergency needs for students with dependents

Mental Wellness

Support your whole self.


Mental Wellness Services 

  • Counseling at University Health Services: short term counseling for all UC Berkeley students at no cost, regardless of insurance plan 
    • If you are in need of support after 4 PM, contact the CAPS after hours line at (855)-817-5667

Cal-Pays Copay Fund

Grants for out-of-pocket health care costs for students who have financial need

Health Opportunity Fund

Funds (up to $130) available to use for services and prescriptions at the Tang Center

Let's Talk Counseling Program

Informal, free, brief consults with a mental health provider from University Health Services, no appointment necessary

Orion Fund

Grants for students in health crisis to cover health costs, medical technology, and other living expenses

Counseling at University Health Services

Short term counseling for all UC Berkeley students at no cost, regardless of insurance plan

Berkeley Free Clinic Peer Counseling

Free, confidential phone sessions with peer counselors trained in active listening