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).

TimelyCare is a free virtual care service for Brown University students to address common concerns that can be safely diagnosed and treated remotely.

Brown has partnered with TimelyCare, a free teletherapy service which offers students remote counseling with mental health providers licensed throughout the country. This service is intended to supplement existing campus resources. 

Brown students who are actively enrolled have free access to up to 12 teletherapy sessions per year and unlimited access to a library of wellness videos via TimelyCare, on their desktops or via an app. Telemental health services will be available to all Brown students throughout the full year, including the summer months. 

Students can access services via the TimelyCare app 24/7 from any location, especially while living, studying, or traveling anywhere in the United States.

Register for TimelyCare:

  • Visit
  • Desktop users can enter their Brown email and click sign in to create an account.
  • Mobile users Click “Get The App” on the left middle of the page.
  • Download the app and register using your Brown University email address.
  • Press “Get Care” to get started!

NOTE: If you are being asked to pay for a visit, please reach out to TimelyCare customer support at 833-4-TIMELY immediately.

For additional information on Mental Health Services available to Brown University students visit the Counseling and Psychological Services website.

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).


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.

This robust visual toolkit offers proven strategies for health system leadership working to address the mental health and well-being of the frontline workforce.  Access video interviews with leadership, downloadable summaries, a toolkit of innovative best practices, and other resources from national organizations.

Get the tools your organization needs to:

  • Raise awareness about how important it is to seek care early for any mental health concerns
  • Reduce stigma so healthcare providers feel safe and supported when they seek help
  • Implement evidence-based, innovative approaches that help improve access to mental health care

This toolkit is for:

  • Hospital and health system leaders
  • Frontline physicians, NPs, RNs, PAs, nurses, and other allied health professionals