Being a college student can be hard–whether balancing new & old relationships, family & school, or dealing with stress that comes from everyday life. Whatever is on your mind, the Counseling Center is here to help. Explore our site to find out what we can do for you. The University of Maine Counseling Center provides services and programs that promote the personal development and psychological well-being of UMaine students. The Counseling Center also seeks to assist in the development and maintenance of a university atmosphere conducive to growth and that maximizes students’ personal and academic development.
Counseling Services – Everyone has problems sometimes. Working with a highly-trained counselor in a professional, confidential setting gives you an opportunity to share your concern, explore your options, and work toward a solution. Students participate in individual, group or couples counseling for a number of reasons; no concern is too big or too small.
Self help & relaxation – Counseling or a consultation can be a helpful choice for many students, but there are a lot of things you can try on your own to help your well-being. Check out some of these suggestions to help lower your stress level, improve your mood, or just do a ‘check-in’ to see how you’re doing. Want to learn a few new ways to relax and de-stress? Stop by our Mind Spa (120 Memorial Union), open during the fall & spring semesters on Tuesdays-Fridays from 9am-2pm.
Outreach & Education efforts at UMaine are aimed at helping students engage with their surroundings, connect with each other, and belong to the UMaine community. We offer trainings for both students and staff on a variety of mental health related topics, from suicide prevention to healthy communication.
The University of Maine Counseling Center is accredited by the
International Association of Counseling Services, Inc. The Counseling Center Staff adhere to the American Psychological Association Code of Ethics.
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