Guide to Mental Health Care in College | University of Portland

Guide to Mental Health Care in College

Curious about seeking mental health care on a college campus?

Project LETS is a national grassroots organization and movement led by and for folks with lived experience of mental illness/madness, disability, trauma, & neurodivergence, specialized in building peer support collectives and community mental health care structures. In partnership with the Jed Foundation, Project LETS created a comprehensive guide for college students addressing the following topics and concerns (and more!):

  • Privacy & Confidentiality
  • Your rights as a student
  • Getting started with on-campus counseling
  • Choosing a counselor/ therapist
  • Wait times
  • What to expect from your school
  • Medical leaves for mental health reasons