Student Mental Health Service
The Student Mental Health Service provides evaluation and
treatment to medical, dental and graduate students of the
University of Connecticut. While stress management is often a
focus of treatment students are seen for a variety of other
issues. If you’re having a problem, we would like to help you
Counseling services are provided by Debra Johnson, A.P.R.N.
When Deb is away, care is provided by Elizabeth Robinson, L.M.F.T.,
C.E.A.P., in Employee Health Services. Liz can be reached at
Referrals from your primary care clinician are not necessary
to make an appointment with Deb Johnson. Students may contact
her through email
email@example.com or directly by phone at 860-679-5435.
Appointments are often available within 24 hours of your call.
- Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday: 12
to 5 p.m.
- Tuesday: 12 to 8 p.m.
270 Farmington Avenue
Building 3, 2nd Floor, Suite 262
Farmington, CT 06030-6210
Before 5 p.m. enter through Building 2. Take the entrance for
the UConn Rehabilitation Department and you will see an elevator
to the second floor. Enter through Occupational
Medicine/Employee Health. Please wait in the waiting room for
Occupational Medicine/Employee Health.
After 5 p.m. the building is locked so enter through Building
3. Take the elevator to the second floor and ring the doorbell
for Suite 262. (There are two entrances to the department. If
you don’t see the bell, walk to the other door.)
outpatient care for a wide variety of mental health concerns such as:
- Sexual relationships
- Crisis management
- Transitional issues
Counseling services provided include:
- Stress management
- Individual counseling
- Medication management
- Peer support services
For issues with alcohol and drug abuse, the CHIPS
(Confidential Help and Information for Professional Students)
Program is available:
- Education and increased awareness of
- Free and confidential evaluation is
available with access to treatment resources
which are usually covered with a copay by
insurance or via the
- If you are having an emergency, urgent care
is provided by the John Dempsey Hospital
resident on call.
- For more information, visit
The service is free. There is no co-pay and you do not need
to use your insurance.
Your medical information is private and can only be shared
with others if you give written permission. No insurance is
required and no co-pay is taken. Nothing is put into your
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