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Mental Health

Widener's Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is committed to providing culturally responsive mental health services to all students, fostering a caring community that prioritizes student well-being through confidential support, walk-in hours, appointments, and various resources.

Schedule an Appointment at CAPS

Complete the form and a CAPS team member will respond within 1-2 business days. We recommend using a desktop browser to complete the form. If you receive an error message, please call CAPS at 610-499-1261.


If you need help on campus, please call Campus Safety 610-499-4200. In case of emergency, please dial 911 or call 988 for immediate access to the Suicide & Crisis Lifeline.

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Visit Us at 522 East 14th St for In-Person Walk-In Hours

CAPS offers convenient and accessible one-on-one meetings with our staff members to support your well-being. These brief, approximately 20-minute sessions require no prior appointment, providing you with the flexibility to engage with us when it suits your schedule.

Meet us every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm, or on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm


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24/7 Virtual Health Support

The TELUS Health Student Support app offers free, confidential virtual counseling available 24/7 for Chester campus students. It provides immediate mental health and well-being support through real-time chat, phone, or video sessions with professional counselors, including after-hours crisis support. Counseling is offered in multiple languages, and users can also complete anonymous health assessments and access a variety of health and well-being content. 

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Reporting for Student Well-Being

If you notice something amiss, speaking to a CARE Team member or submitting a report can be a crucial step in assisting a student's mental well-being, ensuring a sensitive and private approach to handling the information.