Emotional well-being is essential to personal development and
integral to the creative process. RISD’s Office of Counseling and
Psychological Services (CAPS) provides a range of mental health services
to help students improve emotional, interpersonal, and academic
CAPS provides individual and group counseling to any matriculated
undergraduate or graduate student, free of charge. Referrals to outside
providers are available when indicated.
For more detailed information regarding our services, please visit our website.
After Hours Emergencies: If there is a psychological emergency after office hours and you would like to speak with a counselor, please call Public Safety at 401 454-6666. Public Safety will notify the RISD on-call counselor who will call you back.
For immediate safety concerns for yourself or for another person, please call 911 or Public Safety at 401 454-6666.