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Mental Health at Cornell

Resources for student & campus well-being

Mental Health at Cornell

This website is intended to support the mental health and well-being of Cornell University students, staff, and faculty with a wide range of resources. Our Mental Health Framework helps guide campus programming, services, systems, and strategies, and invites engagement from all members of the Cornell community.

Signers of the Okanagan Charter at Cornell

A New Chapter for Health & Well-being

Our commitment to “People, Places, and Planet” as a Health-Promoting Campus advances in a systemic, sustainable way both the spirit of the student Mental Health Review and priorities for faculty and staff well-being.

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Academic Well-being

These tips and resources will help you set yourself up for academic success all year long.

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For Graduate & Professional Students

Boundaries between work and life can be especially blurry for Graduate and Professional students. Learn about care and support resources.

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

New National Suicide & Crisis Support

Call or text 988 anywhere in the U.S. to discuss suicidal thoughts, a mental health or substance use crisis, or any other kind of emotional distress.  

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Campus Mental Health Framework

Cornell’s comprehensive Mental Health Framework includes every member of the community. It also served as the foundation for the campus Mental Health Review. 

David Reetz, PhD, Director of Counseling & Psychological Services

Meet the new CAPS Director

David Reetz, PhD, began his new role as Cornell Health's Director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) in December.