Articles tagged: CAPS


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Georgetown Explained: Domestic violence resources

The Voice explains resources available for students experiencing domestic violence or interpersonal violence.

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Georgetown Explained: Mental health services

Poor mental health is an open secret at universities like Georgetown, and the trend is only getting worse. A 2018 national survey found that more than 41 percent of students... Read more

News

Georgetown Continues Healthcare Services During Covid-19

The Georgetown Student Health Center, Health Education Services (HES), and Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS), are offering limited in-person and virtual services to students during the Covid-19 pandemic.  These services... Read more

News

GUSA Senate Invokes Disciplinary Measures on Hamilton

The GUSA Senate met on Sept. 22 and passed three pieces of legislation concerning CAPS programming, the disciplinary steps for Sen. Peter Lee Hamilton (COL ’20) following impeachment, and the... Read more

Opinion

Carrying On: Navigating the Maze of Georgetown’s Mental Healthcare System

I don’t know how to describe what depression and anxiety feel like. Comedian Sarah Silverman once described it as, “I’m desperately homesick, but I’m home.” Star Trek actor Wil Wheaton... Read more

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GSP to hire full-time psychologist, continuing CAPS satellite trend

The university announced it will be hiring a full-time staff psychologist for the Georgetown Scholarship Program (GSP), expanding its part-time counselor position. The position was originally created two years ago... Read more

Features

Stressed and Silent: Georgetown’s Culture and Mental Health

Will Emery (COL ’19) has noticed that Georgetown students have the same conversation over and over as midterm season arrives. “They go, ‘How are you?’ ‘Well, I have nine tests,... Read more

Opinion

Did Georgetown Want Me Back?

The first people I saw as the elevator doors opened and the GERMS staff wheeled my stretcher through my dorm entrance were two acquaintances. “Don’t worry,” I laughed nervously as... Read more

News

CAPS introduces accesible policies

Over the summer, Georgetown’s Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) introduced two new policies to increase accessibility. The policies work to lower the cost and increase the anonymity of treatment and... Read more

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Beyond Title IX: Georgetown’s changing conversation around sexual assault

“The sexual harassment of students, including sexual violence, interferes with students’ right to receive an education free from discrimination and, in the case of sexual violence, is a crime.” –U.S.... Read more