RUSM offers many services to support students during times of hardship. Some services include wellness and counseling, Student Support Team and CARE Team, Mind Body Medicine, and the Academy of Teaching and Learning. This page is only intended to serve as a waypoint to help guide students to the correct path to seek the support they need. 

More information of what is offered to students can be found on Canvas. After Logging in, click on "Go to Class" > "Courses" > "Wellbeing in Academic Medicine". From here you can explore each service and select what fits your needs the best. 

The goal of this page is to provide a quick reference to services that could be needed urgently. 

The Wellness and Counseling Center 

The Wellness and Counseling Center offers the services in the image above. 

To utilize any of these services you must email   

When sending the email, make sure to include your current semester, location, phone number, and availability. You’ll receive a response from the Center within one (1) business day.

Student Support and CARE Team

The CARE Team is a small group of appointed RUSM colleagues who meet regularly to collect and review concerning information about at-risk community members and develop intervention plans to assist them. The CARE Team is tasked with intake of referrals from the community, reviewing them to determine the level of risk or concern, and then developing action plans to address the risk

Any member of the university community may become aware of a person of concern or situation that is causing serious anxiety, stress, or fear. It is the responsibility all RUSM faculty, colleagues, and students to immediately refer any situation that could possibly result in harm to anyone at the university.

The form below may be completed by ANYONE in the RUSM community to help/refer students who may need additional support. Please provide as much information as possible to help the Student Support Team understand your/the student’s needs. If you suspect someone is in trouble, please fill out the form! They will not be told who referred them. 

To complete the form, simply:

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Please note: The Student Support team will not improperly disclose information, following Federal guidelines set forth by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).

At the time of this sites creation, it appears that counselors associated with Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) are primarily based in Barbados, New York, and Florida. While this does limit the availability of mental health services to students residing in other states through RUSM it is important to note that the RUSM team maintains contracts with a network of therapists nationwide who accept the insurance plan provided through the school. Therefore, students are encouraged to reach out to for inquiries about referrals to therapists located in their current state. 

In addition, below is a list of online therapy platforms, along with their estimated prices, that can be accessed from anywhere. Many if not all of the platforms listed below accept insurance. Regardless of your location, there are options for mental health needs.

The prices listed below are estimates gathered from various websites and are not to be used as actual pricing. You should visit the website itself to determine their pricing.