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A Recognition of Ongoing Racial Trauma
April 13, 2021

CAPS acknowledges the profound grief, anger, and other emotions that students, faculty, and staff may be experiencing after news of the death of Daunte Wright. Seeing yet another racial trauma, particularly as the trial of George Floyd's killing is simultaneously taking place, can take an emotional toll on our students and others in our communities.

If you would like to speak to a clinician, please call 765-494-6995. Crisis services are available 24/7.

For further information and resources connected to systemic racism, injustice, and mental health concerns please see our web page on Addressing Systemic Racism and Injustice


CAPS Summer Psychiatry Services
April 29, 2021

As students presence on campus declines during the summer, so do the available Psychiatric Intake appointments. Due to the limited amount of Psychiatric Intake appointments available during summer session, CAPS will evaluate community referrals received from community healthcare colleagues for psychiatric services in August 2021, after the fall semester starts. Campus colleague counselling centers psychiatric referrals will continue to be reviewed throughout summer session for appropriateness for CAPS psychiatric services. Referrals evaluated will require the most up to date and accurate records substantiating concurrent active therapeutic services with completed Psychiatric referral form and signed Release of Information form (please see our psychiatric services page for the correct forms). For further questions or concerns regarding community psychiatric referral processes please call CAPS at 765-494-6995

Meet Our Staff!
April 16, 2021

Are you interested in learning more about our staff? Please check out the Staff Spotlight Playlist on our YouTube channel. Please view our staff directory for a full list of our staff.

CAPS Services During Spring 2021
January 19, 2021

Welcome to the Spring 2021 semester! CAPS staff will be providing remote tele-health services to currently enrolled and degree seeking students Purdue student who are in the state of Indiana! To connect with services please call CAPS directly at 765-494-6995. Our brief screens are available within 1 to 2 business days to ensure that we connect with you as quickly as we can!

CAPS is open Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm. Our after-hours mental health crisis services is available by calling (765) 494-6995, then pressing 1.

If you are not currently located in the state of Indiana or are seeking a community mental health provider, please check out our ThrivingCampus tool. Our case managers are also available to help students get connected to resources. Please call (765) 494-6995 for more information!