Explore the mental health and wellness resources available to all UMGC students.
You pursued higher education because you wanted to find your next success. At University of Maryland Global Campus, we understand that balancing your coursework, professional commitments, and personal life can be challenging. As a working adult or servicemember, you know what it takes to succeed—and you also know that sometimes, your obligations can start to feel like obstacles.
Sometimes, you need help. You need a support system, a caring voice who’s trained to listen, or community resources that can make you feel less alone. We understand, and we’re here to assist you. That's why we've curated a comprehensive list of mental health and wellness resources that are available for any UMGC student who might need them.
Togetherall: Peer-to-Peer Mental Health & Wellness Support
When you’re facing a particular challenge or mental health difficulty, it can help to talk about your feelings and get assistance from others who are facing something similar. Togetherall is an anonymous, no-cost, 24/7 online peer-to-peer support service available to all UMGC students. When you create an account on Togetherall, you’ll gain access to a safe space where you can vent your feelings, explore your mental health challenges, and connect with like-minded students who understand what you’re going through and can offer support—anonymously, without judgment, and at any time.
Want to find out more information about a specific mental health topic? Togetherall also offers specific courses that cover common mental health and wellness issues. These courses are designed to educate you about a specific topic while also teaching you effective coping strategies.
Togetherall is monitored by trained and licensed clinicians who are ready to step in if someone experiences a more severe mental health crisis.
Register for Togetherall today by entering your UMGC email address. After you verify your UMGC email, you can create your own login name so that you can ask questions and post anonymously. Log in, reach out, and start your journey towards better mental health.
Community Resources & UMGC Programs
Search for UMGC programs and community resources that may be able to help you obtain tuition waivers, disaster assistance, rental assistance, and more.
Additional Resources Available
- Active Minds: Active Minds is a mental health advocacy organization for students.
- Crisis Text Line: The Crisis Text Line is a 24/7 text line that connects you with a Crisis Counselor. Text HOME to 741741 to reach a volunteer Crisis Counselor.
- National Alliance on Mental Illness: The National Alliance on Mental Illness is a grassroots organization that is dedicated to improving the lives of those affected by mental illness.
- 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline: The 988 Suicide & Crisis Hotline is a 24/7 support line that connects callers with mental health crisis services and resources.
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: This organization offers resources and a national helpline for individuals (and families) who are experiencing substance abuse or mental health issues.
- Welltrack Connect: Welltrack Connect is an online directory of more than 10,000 therapists, prescribers, and group practices. Each of the therapists available through Welltrack Connect specializes in working closely with students like you. Register for Welltrack Connect today by selecting “Sign Up” and completing the form using your UMGC email address.
- Air Force Aid Society: The Air Force Aid Society provides financial, educational, and other forms of assistance to Air Force members and eligible family members.
- Army Emergency Relief: Army Emergency Relief is the official nonprofit of the U.S. Army. They provide resources for Army members and eligible family members.
- Coast Guard Mutual Assistance (CGMA): Coast Guard Mutual Assistance provides financial assistance for Coast Guard members and eligible family members.
- Military OneSource: Military OneSource is a 24/7 resource for active-duty military members and eligible family members.
- National Resource Directory: The National Resource Directory is a database of resources that supports recovery, rehabilitation, and reintegration for servicemembers, veterans, family members, and caregivers.
- Navy Marine Corp Relief Society: The Navy Marine Corp Relief Society provides financial, educational, and other forms of assistance to members of the Naval Services and their eligible family members.
- Serving Together Project: The Serving Together Project is a network of public, private and nonprofit organizations serving veterans, service members and their families in the Greater National Capital Region.
- Veterans Affairs Resources: Veterans Affairs Resources offers various kinds of resources for veterans.
- Veterans’ Crisis Line: The Veterans’ Crisis Line is a 24/7 support hotline for Veterans and their loved ones.
In addition to the resources listed in the previous sections, the chaplain offices on the military bases overseas at UMGC Asia and UMGC Europe offer counseling services to servicemembers and families stationed there.