Mental Health and Medical Care

Mental Health

The Sexual and Gender Minority Clinic provides specialized mental health resources and counseling for LBGTQ+ adults and young adults

MSU Counseling and Psychiatric Services

The MSU Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) has an LGBT Liaison, Ginny Blakely, for students who need to talk to someone about their gender identity, in addition to other LGBTQA+-identified providers, available on request. To receive services,

    • E-mail Ginny Blakely at blakelyv@msu.edu
    • Vist the LBGTRC on Tuesdays from 1:30-3:00 to drop-in counseling with CAPS Connect
    • Visit Counseling and Psychiatric Services in Olin on the 3rd floor to reach other providers.

Other CAPS resources:

  • GIAA (Gender Identity and Attractionality) is a confidential, small support group for LGBTQ students through CAPS. There are two groups - one for undergraduate and one for graduate students.
  • Beyond the Binary is a safer space for support for undergraduate and graduate students who are exploring or identify as transgender, gender fluid, non-binary, and/or gender non-conforming.
  • Empower U is a virtual space for LGBTQIA+ students of color to support and empower one another.

Off-Campus Resources

These three organizations operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Medical Care

For information on transition-related health care, refer to Olin Health Center's Trans Health page