Mental Health

Our goal is to connect students with the campus community, improving and promoting mental health, reducing stigma, and breaking down social isolation. Remember that you’re a UNLV student forever and your community cares about you.

Recognizing Signs of Distress

Unsure how to help a friend in distress?

You can make a difference. Learn about signs of distress, have a conversation, and make a referral.

Take the free training

  1. Log onto kognitocampus.com/login
  2. Make your free account
  3. Use enrollment key “unlvstudents”
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions
  5. Launch “At Risk for Students”
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Mental Wellness Drop-In Workshops

College can be a stressful time for everyone.

You may be faced with new experiences both in and out of the classroom that can feel overwhelming! The UNLV Wellness Zone and Student Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) works together to offer FREE workshops throughout the week addressing a variety of topics like:

  • Stress Management 101
  • Coping With Distress
  • Assertiveness Skills
  • Becoming an Adaptive Perfectionist
  • Cultivating Resilience through Mindfulness

All workshops are available on a drop-in basis and no registration is required! Be sure to follow us on social media or check out our events feed to find out when our next workshop will be held.

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Special Presentations

The UNLV Wellness Zone staff has a variety of 60-minute presentations for your classroom or student group that address loneliness and getting connected on campus.

Therapy Assisted Online

TAO (therapy assistance online) is an online library of engaging, interactive resources to help manage anxiety, depression and other common concerns. In TAO self-help, you can watch short videos and complete skill building exercises. TAO can help you quickly learn new skills that have a lasting impact.TAO is free for all UNLV students, faculty, and staff.