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iFlourish & Self-Help Tech Offerings at CAPS




iFLOURISH represents UC San Diego CAPS’ commitment to innovative, self-guided technology programs that provide mental health at your fingertips. As part of the Tritons Flourish Initiative, CAPS is offering several online-based programs for mental health that provide evidence-based intervention and interactive help at all times. All tools are FREE, anonymous, and only available to UC San Diego students. You don’t have to be a CAPS client to signup.

The descriptions and links to signup are below. Please be sure to use your UC San Diego email address to get access. All programs are anonymous, and CAPS does not track your usage. All are desktop, mobile, or tablet-friendly! Each tool provides a little something different, so you can signup for all of them for comprehensive wellbeing.



Headspace for Tritons


HEADSPACE for Tritons is here! The popular mindfulness app and all its upgraded "Plus" features, is now FREE for registered UCSD students!

Be kind to your mind!  HEADSPACE is one of the most popular mindfulness apps (40 million users) that teaches you how to meditate in your everyday life.  Meditation has been shown to help people stress less, increase focus, and sleep more soundly.  Headspace will teach you the life-changing skills of meditation and mindfulness in just a few minutes a day!  Use anywhere, anytime.  This membership unlocks Headspace Plus, which includes hundreds of meditations and exercises for sleep, anxiety, focus, and fitness.  Sign up using your "" email account.  Start meditating today!

  • ALL Headspace Plus features UNLOCKED for Tritons
  • Everyday mindfulness and meditation for stress, anxiety, sleep, focus, fitness, and more.
  • Find out what mindfulness can do for you in just 3 minutes a day. Use anywhere, anytime.
  • Reduce stress and increase resilience. Start meditating today!
  • Create account/login using your email address (be sure to use "" only, and not a department name in front of
  • NOTE: Students must be enrolled and paid student fees for the current quarter to be eligible

Sign-up for Headspace here




SHINE and (i)flourish with us! CAPS has partnered with SHINE, the inclusive mental wellness app for better mornings, brighter days, and the truest you. SHINE inspires users to look after their mental health with the help of meditation, gratitude exercises, logging your mood, and journaling. SHINE also sends daily motivational messages and articles, as well as the ability to attend monthly virtual wellness events. Special emphasis has been placed on the development of culturally relevant content and resources for BIPOC and LGBTQIA communities.

How to Signup:

  • SHINE Premium membership available for UCSD students for FREE!
  • Create account/login using your email address (be sure to use "" only, and not a department name in front of
  • NOTE: Students must be enrolled and paid student fees for the current quarter to be eligible
  • Signup Flyer (PDF)






If you are seeking more comprehensive and dedicated intervention, TAO is a highly interactive, web-based program that provides assistance to help overcome anxiety, depression, relationships/communication, and other issues. This program provides detailed evidence-based intervention and interactive exercises/tools to directly address your mental health challenges. Learn more with a video introduction @

Instructions to Register:

  1. In your browser window, navigate to
  2. Enter First Name, Last Name, and your school email address
  3. Create a Password (Ignore if you use SSO with TAO)
  4. Leave the 'Enrollment Key' field blank.
  5. Click Sign Me Up
  6. Check your email. You will be sent a Welcome to TAO email with a confirmation link which you must click on to sign in.
  7. Download the TAO Moble App from the Apple Store or Google Play Store
  8. Sign-up for TAO by clicking the button below (then select “Signup for Self-Help” and use your UC San Diego email address)

Sign-up for TAO here




iRelax, you relax, we all can relax! Below are audio relaxation recordings. These mp3 downloads were recorded by CAPS staff. We also have a selection of recordings in other languages.


iRelax audio in English (mp3)

iRelax audio in additional languages (mp3)

Mental Health Screenings

Free Online Mental Health Screenings

Online Mental Health Screening

You can take an anonymous online mental health screeing for the following areas: