College life offers many new experiences and challenges. This can be an exciting time in your life. It can also be a stressful time if you, or someone you know, feels overwhelmed. Sometimes problems interfere with our emotional well-being. As a result, our ability to continue with classes or do well in college will diminish.
Personal Counseling is available on campus. These services are free to all currently enrolled students. The Counseling Program welcomes students of all cultural and ethnic groups, ages, lifestyles, and diverse value systems.
Generalist Counselors may help students with:
- Individual counseling
- Personal growth
- Maximizing potentials
- Relationship problems
- Values clarification
- Stress management
- Referrals to other agencies or practitioners
Advanced graduate school interns under the direct supervision of a licensed psychologist will provide:
- Individual counseling
- Couple counseling
- Family counseling
- Drug & Alcohol Prevention & Intervention
- Group Support
- Psychological Testing
- ADHD Testing
- Food Pantry
- Resources to free and low cost community resources
Mental Health Program
Kognito At-Risk helps support students' mental health and maintain a healthy environment on our college campus.
The goal of this program is to significantly increase the number of individuals on our campus who are trained to identify, address, and refer students exhibiting signs of psychological distress including depression, anxiety, and thoughts of suicide.
REMEMBER COUNSELING WORKS!
2-1-1 Orange County offers a comprehensive information and referral system linking Orange County residents to community health and human services and support. Callers seeking assistance can dial 211 (toll-free) 24 hours-a-day and be connected to trained, multilingual Information and Referral specialists. Simply put, 2-1-1 is to health and human services what 9-1-1 is to emergency services. 2-1-1 Orange County also serves as a crucial public information system during local emergencies such as earthquake, fire or other disaster.
In the event of a crisis, contact the Crisis Intervention Team (CIT):
Student Health Center.......................................(949) 582-4606
Counseling Department.....................................(949) 582-4572
Campus Safety or Campus Police....................... (949) 582-4444 or 911