Mental Health Information for Parents

During their time at the University it is possible that your student may need to access professional assistance to deal with problems related to stress, anger, depression, anxiety, and other issues. The University of Minnesota Morris offers a number of services to assist students with these and other mental health challenges.


Counseling services are available at Student Counseling. In addition, students with psychiatric disabilities can receive support and assistance at the Disability Resource Center.

If your student was receiving professional mental health assistance prior to attending the University, and they would like to continue to receive assistance, they should contact Student Counseling to facilitate a successful transition.

While at the University it is possible that your student may be dealing with issues such as depression, stress, alcohol misuse, and other concerns. You can find information that will help you to support them at the following web pages. Understanding Today’s Students and Assisting Students in Distress.