Mental/Emotional Health and Addiction Resources
Law school is tremendously rewarding, but research also confirms that many law students experience serious mental health and addiction challenges.
Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS)
Georgetown Law is one of the only law schools in the country with on staff therapists and a psychiatrist who offer a range of free psychological services. Located in the Gewirz Student Center, CAPS staff are here to support students experiencing difficult life events. If you are feeling anxious, confused, lonely, angry, depressed, or overwhelmed, you may find it helpful to speak with a professional. The Law Center also has free screening tools, free online talk therapy for those with student health insurance, and the Georgetown Law Mental Health Alliance (a student organization focused on mental health support).
Sexual Assault & Relationship Violence Services
The Sexual Assault, Relationship Violence & Stalking Services (SARP) team coordinates free and confidential sexual assault and relationship violence services for Georgetown Law students, including crisis intervention and options counseling.
Grad Students in Recovery Group
The Law Center's Grad Students in Recovery group is a weekly addiction recovery group open to law and graduate students in the DC area.