For Life Threatening Emergencies:
Or go to your nearest Emergency Room
For other crisis needs 24/7:
- Call UCI Counseling Center at (949) 824-6457
♦ Or 1-866-817-9842
♦ Text “Home” to 741741
- Call or text 9-8-8 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline at 9-8-8
- Call UCI Campus Police at
Modes of Delivery
Outreach and Prevention Services can be provided in a variety of forms. Here is examples of some of the key ways we provide outreach,education, and prevention services to the UCI Community.
In-person and Virtual presentations are designed to provide an interactive, experiential learning opportunity. Presentations are made to meet the needs of the requester in regards to length of presentation and topic. The following represents topics typically presented in presentation format:
- Counseling Center Services
- Healthy Relationships
- Body Image
- Communication Skills
- Cross-cultural Competence
- Cross-cultural Interactions
- How to Manage Mental Health Concerns and Symptoms
- Life Transitions
- Living Together
- Mindfulness Skills
- Overcoming Procrastination
- Stress Management
- Test Anxiety and Study Skills
- How to Help a Friend or Student in Distress
- Academic Persistence for Underserved Populations
- Managing Stress during COVID-19
**This is not an all inclusive list of potential presentation topics.
General Outreach / Campus Events
The UCI campus community often times invites Counseling Center involvement in events such as health and informational fairs, panel presentations, tabling events, mental health screening days, and movie screenings. All of these would fall under the area of General Outreach/Campus Events. If you would like a Counseling Center staff member to be present at your campus event to provide a means of support, sit on a panel, be available for consultation then this type of outreach request is right for you!
Training / Workshops
The Counseling Center provides several trainings for the campus community includings trainings on suicide prevention, bystander training, and training on reducing microagressions. Trainings include:
- Question, Persuade, Respond (QPR)-Suicide Prevention Training
- Step Up! Bystandard Training
- Step Up! Microagressions and Bystandard Training
Consultation to student groups pertaining to mental health / wellness topics. This area would include consultation to a student organization regarding a possible request for a workshop or presentation. Student groups desiring an outreach service are welcome to consult with Counseling Center personnel in order to determine which service would best meet their needs.
Weathering the Weather
It is getting closer to the holiday break and the end is in sight! Soon we will be with family and friends and getting some much-needed relaxation after the start to the quarter! Phew!
While this time can be something to look forward to, it is important to still be aware of caring for your mental health. Here are some things to consider as we reach the end of the year!
Summer is a great time to reflect on all the things you have done and learned along the way, and to also consider what areas you would like to grow into as you transition into the next academic year.
Take time to reflect, and perhaps even journal out your thoughts:
How to Improve Relationship with Food
Are you struggling with your relationship with food? In honor of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week that occurs Feb. 21st- Feb. 27th here are 7 tips that will help you improve your relationship with food:
1. Be aware that there are NO “good” foods and “bad” foods. All foods provide nutrition and sustenance to the body and our bodies need protein, carbohydrate, fiber, and even sugar and fat to survive. All foods are good if you eat a variety of foods to get all of the nutrients that you need in moderation….