Mental Health Resources

Campus and external mental health resources available to the Medical School community.

Laurice Girouard, LICSW provides dedicated therapy services for Medical Students through Brown's Counseling And Psychological Services. Students may contact her directly at to make an appointment. Saturday & evening appointments are available.

Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) takes a goal-focused and collaborative approach to mental health services to assist students in improving their lives. Our diverse staff offers a range of psychological treatment and prevention services in an inclusive, compassionate,affirming and socially just environment. CAPS provides a range of mental health services to the Brown community, including individual psychological treatment, mental health support, medication management, trainings and consultation for faculty and staff, crisis stabilization, after hours assessment and urgent care, outreach programming, and groups. CAPS is located at 450 Brook Street. Call to make an appointment (401-863-3476).

Brown Health & Wellness is excited to announce remote telehealth and telemental health services available to Brown students. In an effort to ensure we are offering you the highest quality and most quickly accessible care, Brown has partnered with HealthiestYou, a robust teleclinical service which offers students remote consultation with clinicians and mental health providers licensed throughout the country. Students can access telehealth and telemental health care via the HealthiestYou app 24/7 from any location, especially while living, studying, or traveling outside of Rhode Island both nationally and internationally.

The app allows students to identify providers, find low-cost prescriptions, compare care prices, and can connect with their insurance. When going abroad, it is easiest for a student to use the app if they have established a pre-existing relationship with a HealthiestYou provider. This service is intended to supplement existing local resources to provide students with easily accessible and dependable care, regardless of location of study. The app will be available to all enrolled Brown students throughout the year, spanning the fall, spring, and summer semesters. Care provided by HealthiestYou providers is unlimited and there is no additional cost to students.

We encourage students to take advantage of this offering when outside of Rhode Island by downloading the Healthiest You app and creating their accounts today Please reach out to HealthiestYou at 866.703.1259 for assistance with setting up an account.

The SHARE (Sexual Harm Acute Response & Empowerment) Advocates in BWell Health Promotion are confidential resources at Brown that can provide support to any student from any part of the University (undergraduate, graduate, and medical students) affected by issues or experiences related to: Sexual Assault, Sexual and/or Gender-based Harassment, Domestic/Dating Violence, Relational Abuse, & Stalking.

Confidential services include support for a survivor or the friends of a survivor, help filing a complaint (if that is the student's choice), and help navigating resources at Brown and in the community.

To make an appointment with a SHARE Advocate, you can place a request online or email



Counseling, coaching, and support services are administered by Spring Health, Brown's Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Brown's Faculty/Staff Assistance Program (EAP).

In 2014, Mental Health America (MHA) launched our online mental health screening: a collection of online, free, confidential, anonymous, and scientifically validated screening tools to help individuals understand and learn more about their mental health. Since then, around 1 million screens are completed every year, with up to 3,000 screenings being taken per day. This makes this the largest data set ever collected from a help-seeking populations.

The Rhode Island Medical Society’s Physician Health Program has helped hundreds of physicians, dentists, podiatrists and physician assistants address personal health issues that can sometimes compromise professional performance. As a peer review body, the Physician Health Program and its Committee have the strong protection of both Rhode Island and federal law for the confidentiality of its work.