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Crisis Care

For Life Threatening Emergencies or for Crisis Care needs 24/7:

Call (949) 824-6457 and select Option # 2

or 1-866-817-9842
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Crisis Text Line
Text “Home” to 741741

Call or text 9-8-8 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline at
9-8-8

Call UCI Campus Police at
(949) 824-5223

Call 911
Go to your nearest Emergency Room

Meet the Coaches

Home 9 Peer Programs 9 COACH 9 Meet the Coaches
Jessica R. Ortega, Ph.D

Jessica R. Ortega, Ph.D

Coordinator & Advisor

Life Coaches are a group of upper level undergraduate students carefully selected and extensively trained by mental health professionals from the Counseling Center. They are culturally diverse, represent a variety of academic majors and speak several different languages. They have expertise in the area of helping you accomplish your personal goals whether it be by achieving positive self-esteem, better time-management, improving communication skills, enhancing academic achievement or establishing healthy relationships with friends, family or significant others to name a few

Lydia Ahn

Lydia Ahn

(she, her, hers), Intern

Gabe Corpus

Gabe Corpus

(he, him, his), Intern

Renee O'Connor

Renee O'Connor

(she, her, hers), C.O.A.C.H. TA

Miriam Aguilar

Miriam Aguilar

(she, her, hers), C.O.A.C.H

Lauren Anaya

Lauren Anaya

she, her, hers), C.O.A.C.H.

Sage Davis

Sage Davis

(they, she), C.O.A.C.H.

Jiaretzy De La Torre

Jiaretzy De La Torre

(she, her, hers), C.O.A.C.H.

Eric Enriquez

Eric Enriquez

(he, him, his), C.O.A.C.H.

Genesis Flores

Genesis Flores

(she, her, ella), C.O.A.C.H.

Christine Le

Christine Le

(she, her, hers), C.O.A.C.H.

Miwa Mayemura

Miwa Mayemura

(she, her, hers), C.O.A.C.H.

Kaitlyn McGee

Kaitlyn McGee

(she, her, hers), C.O.A.C.H.

Sam Padua

Sam Padua

(she, her, hers), C.O.A.C.H.

Alejandro Robledo

Alejandro Robledo

(he, him, his), C.O.A.C.H.

Parneet Sidhu

Parneet Sidhu

(she, her, hers), C.O.A.C.H.

Michelle Thomas

Michelle Thomas

(she, her, hers), C.O.A.C.H.

Jacqueline Torres

Jacqueline Torres

(she, hers, ella), C.O.A.C.H.

Dashia Wright

Dashia Wright

(she, her, hers), C.O.A.C.H.

Summer Reflection

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….

Weather the Changes in 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!