RISE, located at Haag Hall, Room 108, offers confidential support services to UMKC all students and employees who are victims and survivors of sexual assault and sexual violence, gender-based violence, stalking, and relationship abuse. RISE also provides information and assistance to family members, friends, colleagues, and allies of all victims and survivors.
This campaign creates opportunities and provides resources to enhance proactive self-care strategies among students, staff, and faculty. They also provide guidance on how to recognize distress in others and how to respond when necessary. Additionally, they emphasize the importance of wellness in the approach to mental health by providing education on the relationships between mental health and sleep, physical activity, nutrition, relationships, and more.
Many students use Counseling Services for various types of counseling, including group, individual and couples counseling. Located at 5110 Oak Street, Suite 201 and open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. If a crisis situation occurs during these hours, contact our office. Free, brief Crisis Consultation appointments at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. daily. Check out our MindBody Connection: https://info.umkc.edu/counseling-services/resources/mindbody-connection/ and our online resources: https://info.umkc.edu/counseling-services/resources/online-self-help/
The UMKC School of Medicine Wellness Program serves all UMKC School of Medicine students, including those in our MSA and MSB programs. This program offers individual planning and coaching. The first session involves the Take Care of Yourself wellness inventory. This inventory will identify current stressors, identify strengths, identify areas for improvement and create an action plan.
UMKC is committed to promoting the mental health and wellness of our campus community and works together to increase awareness of and access to mental health resources in support of our student, faculty, and staff.
A guide for Student Leaders who connect with other students who may be experiencing a mental health issue. This guide has signs to look for and tips on how to respond, as well as resources to guide students to.
We are dedicated to saving lives and to building stronger families and communities. Through education, research, advocacy, and a focus on young adults ages 14–25, Active Minds is opening up the conversation about mental health and creating lasting change in the way mental health is talked about, cared for, and valued in the United States.
JED's and MTV’s Press Pause includes animated PSAs and an online hub with simple mindfulness techniques — like breathing exercises, meditation, perspective checks, music, and movement — to deal with common stresses and challenges that can make young adults feel overwhelmed or hopeless.