USC students have the option of using telehealth for mental health services, via the contract that the USC Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP, through Aetna) has with Inpathy. Inpathy is a virtual service that allows you to video-chat with board-certified medical/mental health professionals about your health/mental heath needs and receive prescriptions.
Connect with Counseling and Mental Health Services first—either walk-in for urgent counseling, or make an appointment via MySHR or by calling 213-740-9355 (WELL)—to discuss your concerns and arrange for a referral.
- All you need is a phone/laptop and online access.
- Inpathy services are covered by USC SHIP but is also available to students who have waived USC SHIP.
- Inpathy telehealth services may be a good option for students who are away from the UPC and HSC campuses (including online degree students); students who want an option that is more immediately available than in-person appointment can be scheduled for; students who prefer the convenience of an online visit; or students who would like services through holiday closures.