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Personal or Crisis Counseling

We understand that being a college student can present its challenges. Counselors are here to help students navigate through these challenges:

  • Assist students in finding solutions to personal problems that may be affecting their academic progress.
  • Provide short-term counseling and refer students to appropriate outside agencies for individual psychological or psychiatric therapy.
  • Offer support to students with a respect and understanding for their backgrounds, cultural values, gender, communication styles, abilities and weaknesses. 

Counselors may also assist in referring students with a CARES Report. The CARES (Campus Assessment, Response, Evaluation, and Support) team provides a coordinated analysis and response plan for the college's high-risk students and critical incident cases within the framework of assuring a safe campus community.

Feeling Overwhelmed?

Mental Health Counseling Services:  Please contact the Student Health Center at 951-639-5206 (MVC) or 951-487-3206 (SJC) and ask to schedule an appointment with our Mental Health Counselors.

If you need immediate assistance, please contact the HELPline at (951) 686-HELP.  HELPline is a suicide/crisis hotline available 24-hours a day, seven days a week.


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