Mental Health Treatment

Both medication and psychotherapy are effective in treating most mental health conditions, and treatment is often most effective when these strategies are used in combination. The following information is designed to help you understand the different treatment options, as well as provide you with tools and tips to get the greatest benefit from your treatment.

A significant portion of U-M students take psychiatric medication to treat mental health disorders. This section provides tips for managing your medication while in college. You will also find answers to frequently asked questions about psychiatric medication.

This section provides information about psychotherapy. Learn how various psychotherapies differ, some of the reasons why people seek psychotherapy, and how you can get the most out of your treatment.

Brain Stimulation
Brain stimulation is a form treatment for depression, bipolar disorder, and other brain illnesses. Several techniques are approved for people with depression who have not found relief through other forms of treatment or who do not wish to take medications.

Find Resources
Use this tool to find mental health resources and support services available on campus, and in the University of Michigan community.











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