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Wellness and Counseling

The MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine is fully committed to the physical, mental and emotional health of our students.

If you are experiencing difficulties during your time with us, we encourage you to seek help. Please call the Office of Wellness and Counseling at (517) 884-2596 or email Dr. John Taylor at

If you know a student who is experiencing difficulties, please consider reaching out to the College of Osteopathic Medicine CARE Team.

Contact the Suicide Prevention Lifeline at (800) 273-TALK (8255). The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. More information is available at

For 24-hour access to an on-duty crisis therapist, students can call the MSU Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) mainline after 5:00 p.m. and anytime during the weekends, 365 days per year at 517-355-8270.  Or visit You may also find 24-hour community mental health crisis lines here.

In case of a life-threatening emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.

ThrivingCampus, is a free, online directory that helps students, faculty and staff access off-campus mental health care conveniently.  Go to Provider information includes office location, specialty areas, insurances accepted, languages spoken, and cultural experience. For MSUCOM students, if you do not find what you are looking for feel free to contact Alissa Berry in the Office of Wellness & Counseling for assistance at