Need Help?

Crisis Care

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

Call (949) 824-6457 and select Option # 2. You will be transferred to a crisis support line

Crisis Text Line
Text “Home” to 741741

Call National Suicide Prevention Line at

Call UCI Campus Police at
(949) 824-5223

Call 911
Go to your nearest Emergency Room

Become a Mentor

LGBTQ+ Mentors receive training from program coordinators and other professionals covering topics such as: coming out, internalized homophobia, LGBTQ+ and intersecting identities, mental health issues, substance abuse, bisexuality, transgender issues ,etc. As a mentor you will positively impact a LGBTQ+ student’s life. With your support and care, a mentee may learn to develop a positive and authentic LGBTQ+ identity.

Mentors are expected to exhibit maturity, responsibility, awareness of boundaries, strong empathic interpersonal skills, and be comfortable with their own LGBTQ+ identities as well as be comfortable with mentoring individuals who identify as LGBTQ+.  Mentors are also required to attend monthly check-in meetings with the program coordinator at least once per quarter. 


  1. To apply to be a mentor please complete the following form:
  2. In order for your mentor application to be complete, each mentor has to submit two personal references. References can fill out the following form:
  3. Please check in with your references to make sure they have submitted the required form. Once your references have completed their form please send an email to to confirm receipt of full application.

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!

Taking Care of your Emotional Health in an Emergency

It is natural to feel stress, anxiety, grief, and worry during and after an emergency like the COVID-19 pandemic and continued concerns around anti-Black and anti-Asian violence and discrimination. Everyone reacts differently, and your own feelings will change over time. Notice and accept how you feel. Taking care of your emotional health during an emergency will help you think clearly and react to the urgent needs to protect yourself and your loved ones. Self-care during an emergency will help your long-term healing.