Finding Help Off-Campus
CAPS provides short-term counseling to students. Students in need of longer-term, or more specialized care, can use the links below to help locate a mental health provider or additional support in their area. A guide for navigating insurance coverage for off-campus services can be found here. If you need additional help in locating mental health services, please contact us at 973-761-9500.
The Shrink Space is a referral service Seton Hall University has partnered with to help students connect with off-campus mental health providers. Search for local Seton Hall community providers or access their nationwide directory to find therapists, psychiatrists and treatment facilities, who meet your particular needs. Visit their student FAQ guide and college mental health blog for more information on what to expect during a first session, navigating your insurance, and how to assess if the therapist is a good fit for you.
To search for a provider:
- Create an account by clicking this link: The Shrink Space. Please note that creating an account is confidential and the university and CAPS are not notified that you have done so.
- After you have created an account, you can search for providers by putting in the SHU zip code (07079) or your home zip code.
- Once the list of providers generates, select the ‘More’ filter and select Seton Hall University to search providers near campus.
- If searching for a provider near your home, select the ‘More’ filter and select a distance from your home that is comfortable for you.
Psychology Today is a comprehensive directory of therapists, psychiatrists and treatment facilities in your area.
MiResource has a guide to learn how your insurance and other payment methods work when accessing mental healthcare.
NOCD is the #1 telehealth provider for the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). OCD is one of the most severe, prevalent, and misunderstood mental health conditions. Through the NOCD platform, members can do live video sessions with a licensed therapist specialized in Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP), the gold standard treatment, and receive support between sessions through in-app messaging, self-help tools, and peer communities. To learn more about working with a therapist, schedule a free 15-minute call with the NOCD team.
The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) Helpline is available Monday-Thursday from 9AM to 9PM ET, and Friday from 9AM to 5PM ET. Contact the Helpline at (800) 931-2237 for support, resources and treatment options for yourself or a loved one.
The Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator through SAMHSA is a confidential and anonymous source of information for persons seeking treatment facilities in the United States or U.S. Territories for substance use/addiction and/or mental health problems.
Critical Mental Health Resources for College Students provides college students and young people with quality information on maintaining good mental health and identifying mental health issues.
Inclusive Therapists offers a safer, simpler way to find a culturally responsive, social justice-oriented therapist. This site provides a search database centered on the needs of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) and the 2SLGBTQIA+ community. They also honor the full neurodiversity spectrum and advocate for mental health care accessibility for people with disabilities/ disabled people.
Identity House is a non-profit, all-volunteer, organization that provides Peer Counseling, Group Support, and Therapy Referrals to members of the LGBTQ community who are struggling with issues of sexuality, gender identity, alienation, relationships, and family.
The Pride Center of New Jersey provides comprehensive programming, which fosters the health and well-being of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and questioning (LGBTIQ) community. Several support groups are offered.
Asians Do Therapy reduces the stigma of mental health within the Asian community and increases accessibility on understanding what therapy is and how to find the right therapist.
Melanin & Mental Health promotes growth and healing to Black and Latinx/Hispanic communities through their online directory of therapists and monthly events.
Therapy for Black Girls is a database to find culturally competent therapists that know how it feels and how to navigate the world as a black woman.
Therapy for Black Men is a database of licensed mental health professionals who provide judgement-free, multiculturally-competent care to Black men.
In NAMI’s Identity and Cultural Dimensions resource section contains information on advocacy, reducing stigma, and finding cultural affirming therapy.