Tragedy in Las Vegas : UCF Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is deeply saddened by the tragedy in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 1, 2017. We recognize that this could be a very difficult time for many of our students who are from that area or know others who are from there as well. We want you to know if you or other students are experiencing distress related to this event, or if this event triggered memories of other tragedies in your life, CAPS is here to provide a safe and confidential environment to discuss this with a counselor. If support is needed, please contact us at 407-823-2811 or stop by during business hours. After hours, press#5 for immediate assistance to talk to a therapist. Also, you are encouraged to utilize our free on-line service TAO Self Help and our handouts for additional support.
Our staff offers crisis intervention services during regular office hours. Students under 18 years of age can be seen on a limited basis without parental consent while they are in crisis. Check our Emergency Services page for more information. If you are a UCF student or are concerned about a UCF student, and need to talk to someone outside normal office hours, call 407-823-2811 ask push #5 on your phone to connect to a live clinician who can assist you in the moment. Be sure to inform the clinician that you are a UCF student or you are calling about a UCF student.
For additional resources in the case of a crisis or urgent situation, please also refer to the resources listed on the Emergency Resources web page.