Statement of Solidarity

We at CAPS stand in solidarity with all members of our Asian community against any form of xenophobia, oppression, and racism. We write to affirm our support for the dignity of all our Asian community members.  CAPS is with you and stands alongside you.  We share a collective responsibility to speak out against racism and social injustice that aims at dividing our communities. We are committed to speaking up, listening, and providing confidential support for all our Asian community members and allies to foster empowerment and resilience.  We want to invite anyone who is being impacted by this or other challenging current events to come to CAPS for support,  or to use our after hours hotline/ crisis line for support at 407-823-2811 (press 5 afterhours).


Therapy Assistance Online (TAO) Self Help

 What is Therapy Assistance Online (TAO) Self Help?

TAO is a self-guided interactive, web-based program that provides assistance to help overcome anxiety, depression, and other concerns. TAO is based on well researched and highly effective strategies.  The TAO experience encompasses viewing short, helpful videos, taking part in brief exercises, using logs to track your mood and progress, and having access to a Mindfulness Library of relaxation videos.  

  • Click the image below to watch a video and learn more about TAO Self Help!


Who is eligible for TAO Self Help?

  • All UCF students (and UCF staff and faculty) are eligible for TAO Self-Help. You just need a UCF or Knights email address. TAO self-help is a great choice if you would like help, but you either don’t have time to come to CAPS or you want to learn at your own pace.

Benefits of TAO Self Help:

  • You will have immediate access to highly effective therapeutic information and coping strategies 24/7.
  • You can sign up and use TAO Self Help any time of day or night.
  • You can learn more about yourself and in which areas you may need further assistance.
  • It’s easy to use.
  • There are surveys you can take on topics that may help you specifically.

Highlights of the modules:

  • Anxiety: relaxation strategies, analyzing thoughts, mindfulness, facing fears, lifestyle factors.
  • Depression: traps, problem solving, focusing on thoughts, mindfulness, values, relationships, lifestyle.
  • Substance Abuse: making decisions, cravings, social support, lapse and relapses, finances, time management.
  • Relationships and Communication: anger, communication styles, problem solving.
  • Student can also keep track of moods and progress through client logs in their account.
  • TAO users have access to a Mindfulness Library, which can be used for relaxation.
  • TAO also has a phone App. Go to your apps to find it.

How do I sign up?

Signing up for TAO Self Help is easy!

  1. Follow this enrollment link
  2. Enter your UCF email address.
  3. Check your UCF email to finish your account set up.

Now, you have the freedom to explore the TAO Self Help at your leisure and when you have time in your schedule.

For further questions about TAO Self Help, you may contact TAO at