You and your family have access to mental health and substance abuse care through the university's Faculty Staff Help Center and through your university-sponsored medical plan.
The Stanford Faculty Staff Help Center (FSHC) provides professional, confidential short-term counseling services for you and your family, up to 10 sessions, based on need. An assessment is conducted on the first visit to ensure that the FSHC is the correct resource for your issue(s). If you need more support than the FSHC can offer, the center will provide a referral to other services. FSHC is free to Stanford employees, retirees and eligible dependents up to age 26.
The FSHC provides assistance with:
Serving the community remotely: As of spring 2020, FSHC is operating remotely and providing appointments via phone and videoconference. FSHC's four locations at Main Campus, SLAC and Stanford Redwood City are closed at this time, due to COVID-19.
To make an appointment or get more information, visit helpcenter.stanford.edu or call 650-723-4577.
Mental health coverage is essential to you and your family’s overall wellness. Here is an explanation of how these services are covered by each plan.
Some Stanford plans provide access to Teladoc for medical and mental health visits to be provided virtually. Read more about Teladoc.
See how your health plan shares costs with you for inpatient and outpatient services related to: