From Stress Relief to Counseling Services, Range of Free Programs is Available to Support River Hawks

Nidi Patel, Valentina Munoz and Gloria Pierre paint kindness rocks in the Serenity Center while Doa Jamal studies Image by K. Webster
Nidhi Patel, Valentina Munoz and Gloria Pierre paint "kindness rocks" while Doa Jamal studies in the Serenity Center.

By Katharine Webster

Feeling stressed about classes or finances?  Are you struggling with your relationships or concerned about spiraling depression or anxiety?
Know that you’re not alone and that there is support for you at UMass Lowell.
From counseling to help developing healthy habits, UMass Lowell has numerous offerings to support you. In fact, in the past five years, the university has more than doubled its investment in mental health and wellness. And the services are free for students.
To find the services and programs that might be right for you, check out this list.
Student wearing backpack walking on University Ave in Lowell

Counseling and Crisis Intervention

Students can get in-person, online or group services, as well as other support for crisis intervention. Learn more about counseling.
Students paint kindness rocks in the Serenity Center on a Wellness Wednesday organized by graduate intern Shakira Fedna, who is sitting next to assistant director of student life and wellbeing Hannah Monbleau Image by K. Webster

Wellness and Stress Relief

The Office of Student Life and Well-Being focuses on keeping students on track. Learn more about wellness initiatives.
Young men walking across bridge wearing red heels holding signs that say "Put Yourself in Her Shoes"

Support, Prevention and Education

Training services offer students, faculty and staff ways to help others cope with mental help issues. Learn more about prevention.