Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

Counseling and Psychological Services is a place where students can get emotional support tailored to their individual needs. We want to help all students achieve maximum wellness, thrive, and move successfully along their academic journey. CAPS is committed to providing a welcoming environment that is inclusive and supportive of the emotional, intellectual, and social development of our diverse community.

Counseling Services

Counseling Services

Penn State Abington offers free, confidential counseling and psychological services to students.

Services include emotional support, counseling, consultation, academic advocacy, reporting options, and connections to other services.

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Drop-In Consultation/Walk-In

Visit us to discuss specific concerns in a one-on-one meeting and learn more about how counseling may help you.

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Mental Health Emergencies/Crises

Penn State Abington offers 24/7 crisis resources

  • Penn State Crisis Line (24/7): 1-877-229-6400
  • Crisis Text Line (24/7): Text “LIONS” to 741741
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Peer Counseling Program

Peer Counselors offer Abington students a safe and inclusive space to discuss wide ranging concerns in support of their greater wellbeing and personal growth.

Wellness Resources

Wellness Resources

Use our confidential online tools, activities and screenings to promote wellness

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Collegiate Recovery Program

The Collegiate Recovery Program supports students in recovery from substance use disorders as well as other issues, such as chronic mental health issues, survivors of trauma, and other disabilities and disorders. The program offers a wide range of services to students and alumni, such as a drop-in center, support groups, peer counseling, and sober activities both on and off campus.