Participating in a group can be a great way to:

  • learn about yourself
  • connect with others
  • increase your skillfulness and coping
  • gain new perspectives on life challenges
  • give and receive support

Welcome to the CAPS Groups page!

Check out the CAPS Groups below to see if there's a group that sounds useful for you.  For more information about a particular group click on the group leader’s email as noted on the flyer or call 518 442-5800 to learn more about how to join.  

Visit this page often to learn about updates and new groups!

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Spring 2022 Virtual Groups



Skill Building Groups

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Mindful Mondays

Open to all students, faculty, and staff!  Take an intentional moment to relieve stress, connect with yourself, and refocus your mind during this virtual, drop-in program.   

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Managing Depression

Join this free, virtual 4-session weekly group.

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Managing Anxiety Group

Learn skills to work with and manage anxiety in this 4 session skills oriented group.

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Support and Empowerment Groups

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Coping During COVID Virtual Support Group

Impacted by COVID?  Get support and learn helpful skills in this virtual support group for UAlbany students. 

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LGBTQ+ Empowerment and Support Group

Safe space to discuss issues facing LGBTQ+ community such as health & wellness; relationships; coping with stress; sexuality; and identity.

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Graduate Student Support

Join us for an opportunity to virtually connect with
other graduate students to gain support, make
connections, and navigate grad school stress.

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Women of Color Empowerment and Support Group

This group aims to provide an affirming space for students who self-identify as women of color to reflect on their experiences at UAlbany.

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Journaling Support Group

Support each other through the healing process, learn healthy coping skills, and expand self-care activities by using journal prompts, art directives, videos, and more!

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Process/Exploratory Groups

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Understanding Self and Others Group

Broad in focus, this therapy group deals with topics such as self-esteem, friendships and relationships, family issues, social anxiety, depression, coping, and lifestyle choices.

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Online Podcast

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Introduction to Mindfulness

Now available as a weekly PODCAST and open to ALL!

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Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Recovery and Support

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Learn more about peer led groups offered through the Center for Behavioral Health Promotion and Research (CBHPAR) at: