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Counseling and Psychological Services
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS, located behind MEP residence hall) enhances the academic and personal lives as well as the retention and success of all Mercer students by addressing their mental health concerns. CAPS creates opportunities for healthy emotional and social development through individual and couples counseling services, crisis management, and outreach programming. Consultation is provided to the Mercer community including family, friends, faculty and staff. Referrals to off-campus mental health service providers are made when appropriate and upon students' request. CAPS serves as a practicum/internship site for Mercer’s Family Therapy program and Mercer’s Medical Psychology program. CAPS sponsors AWARE, CAPS peer education program and SHAPE (Sexual Violence, Hazing, Alcohol Prevention and Education) a committee providing campus wide educational programs to assist with healthy decision making. For more information, visit the website at or phone 478-301-2862.