UMKC Counseling Services staff will work with clients to evaluate their medication needs and make referrals to appropriate campus or community resources. No medication prescription or medication management service are available at UMKC Counseling Services.
Students who are currently taking psychiatric medications are encouraged to continue treatment with their established prescribing medical provider, as that provider has an existing understanding of treatment needs. UMKC Student Health and Wellness is able to prescribe and manage many antidepressant and antianxiety medications. UMKC Student Health and Wellness is not able to prescribe ADHD medications and some other select classes of psychiatric medications. With regard to accessing overall healthcare, students may enroll in UMKC Student Health Insurance.
Medication and Mental Health FAQs
The following list of frequently asked questions was compiled in consultation with a licensed psychiatrist. This information is not meant to replace your doctor’s recommendations. Always consult your doctor before using medication.