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, 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 so that an on-call counselor can call you back.
If you have immediate safety concerns about yourself or another person, please call 911 or Public Safety at 401 454-6666.