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Taking Care of Ourselves & Each Other

Mental Health and Well-Being Resources

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FLI students continue to prove themselves as compassionate and resilient scholars but at the same time, there are resources to support the wellbeing of both graduate and FLI students at Stanford. Please take whatever steps you need to stay healthy, safe, and connected to each other.


Below are some of the resources available for FLI graduate students:

  • Wellbeing Coaches: Work with a supportive partner to design your own vision for well-being and move through uncertainty with a trusted guide.
    • FLI Wellbeing Coach: The FLI Student Success Center now has a wellbeing coach that is dedicated to supporting students at Stanford in the context of the FLI identity. To book an appointment with the coach, please email the FLI office
  • Professional Counselling
    • New WPO Therapy Option for Students: In an effort to increase mental health resources for Stanford students this year, CAPS is offering an additional therapy option for students via a new one-year pilot program called WPO. Learn more about this option here:
  • Group Counselling
    • There are CAPS groups specifically for graduate students that provide a facilitated space with community that validates your challenges and experiences, and is a way to understand yourself better, get relief from painful feelings, and learn new skills to live according to your values. These groups include Black Graduate Students and FLI support spaces 
  • Peer to Peer Counseling
  • Caregiver Resources

Wellbeing Courses for FLI BIPOC students 

  • WELLNESS 141: Flourishing While BIPOC: Reclaiming our Ways of Wellness
  • AFRICAAM 164A: Race and Performance (CSRE 164A, CSRE 364A, TAPS 164)
  • CSRE 164A: Race and Performance (AFRICAAM 164A, CSRE 364A, TAPS 164)
  • CSRE 364A: Race and Performance (AFRICAAM 164A, CSRE 164A, TAPS 164)
  • TAPS 164: Race and Performance (AFRICAAM 164A, CSRE 164A, CSRE 364A)

Mental Health Resources at Stanford

This website is your go-to hub for navigating the many mental health and well-being resources at Stanford. Whether you are seeking advice to establish your self-care routine, looking for ways to manage stress or mental health symptoms, tips to help a friend, someone supportive to talk to, or anything in between, you are not alone. Professional staff and your peers are ready to support you, regardless of what point you are in your mental health and well-being journey.