Welcome to Counseling Services!
The Center for Student Development at the University of Maine at Farmington is committed to serving our students and community as well as those beyond UMF with safety and public health at the forefront of our planning. With this in mind, some of our operations will look different than they have historically. Counseling Services will continue to offer support to students, faculty, and staff. Our mission is to provide a supportive, confidential setting for students to address problems affecting their academic, social, employment, or personal goals. Social distancing is not possible in our offices and use of masks is contraindicated due to the nature of some of our work, so we will continue to engage in our work online.
How to Make an Appointment
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 778-7034 to schedule an appointment. We have transitioned to an electronic health record, and Judy Burdick will communicate how to register with Medicat, our electronic health record.
Billing and payment information
- Prior to your first visit, you will email Judy Burdick a copy of both the front and back of your insurance card. All students with billable insurance can have up to three visits per semester without a co-pay charge. After three visits, you will be charged the co-pay amount associated with your insurance plan.
- Students with insurance that we cannot bill, who pay out of pocket, or who fail to present a health insurance card will be charged $20 for every visit.
- Students who have not met their annual insurance deductible or whose insurance company denies a submitted claim will be charged $20 for the office visit.
- All copays and fees will be applied to your student bill this semester due to COVID related precautions.
The content of discussions in counseling appointments is confidential. The exceptions to confidentiality include when a person is in imminent danger of harming themselves or another person, when there is suspected child or elder abuse, or when there is a court order requiring disclosure of counseling records.
If you are in crisis, please call 911 or use the crisis resources listed below
Maine State Crisis Number: 888-568-1112
National Crisis Text Line: Text “TALK” to 741741
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
UMF Campus Police (if on campus): (207)778-7400
SilverCloud is an online, self-guided, interactive resource that provides University of Maine at Farmington students with no-cost, confidential help for mental health issues and stress management 24 hours a day.
SilverCloud offers self-guided exercises to help users change beliefs and behaviors so they are thinking and feeling better. SilverCloud’s evidence-based learning modules address:
- Depression & Anxiety
- Insomnia & Sleep Issues
Sign up here: https://umainesystem.silvercloudhealth.com/signup/
252 Main Street
Farmington, ME 04938
Phone: (207) 778-7034
FAX: (207) 778-7069
TDD: (207) 778-7000