Welcome to Counseling Center and Touchstone Resources
Being a college student is hard–whether balancing new & old relationships, family & school, or dealing with stress…Whatever is on your mind, the Counseling Center is here to help. Explore our site to find out what we can do for you. For more information about counseling services, click here.
The University of Maine Counseling Center provides services and programs that promote the personal development and psychological well-being for University of Maine students. The Counseling Center also seeks to assist in the development and maintenance of a University atmosphere conducive to growth and that maximizes students’ educational achievements.
The Touchstone Project is a program at UMaine aimed at helping students engage with their surroundings, connect with each other, and belong to the UMaine community. Touchstone offers trainings for both students and staff, as well as an anonymous Stress & Depression Screening that allows you to see how you are doing. If you would like to take this screening, click here. Please note that the Stress and Depression Screening is not for those who are in crisis. If you are in crisis please call 581-1392 (the Counseling Center) during office hours or 581-4040 (UMaine Police) or 911 after 4:30 or on weekends.
Self help & relaxation-Counseling or a consultation can be a helpful choice for many students, but there are a lot of things you can try on your own to help your well-being. Check out some of these suggestions to help lower your stress level, improve your mood, or just do a ‘check-in’ to see how you’re doing. Try our Relaxation MP3s and relaxation tips!
Following are a few of the additional programs & services offered in the Spring 2014 semester.
The University of Maine Counseling Center is accredited by the
International Association of Counseling Services, Inc. The Counseling Center Staff adhere to the American Psychological Association Code of Ethics.