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Additional Parent and Family Resources

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On-Campus Resources:

 

UCI Be Well: https://bewell.uci.edu/

Student Health Center: https://shc.uci.edu/ 

Student Health Insurance Information: https://shc.uci.edu/insurance 

Disability Services Center: https://dsc.uci.edu/ 

Campus Assault Resources and Education (CARE): https://care.uci.edu/ 

Center for Student Wellness and Health Promotion: https://studentwellness.uci.edu/ 

Registrar: Academic Calendars: https://www.reg.uci.edu/navigation/calendars.html

Financial Aid: https://www.ofas.uci.edu/

Student Housing: https://housing.uci.edu/ 

Off-Campus Resources:

College Parents of America: https://collegeparents.org/ 

College Parents of America is the nation’s only membership organization comprised of current and future college parents. Founded in 1997, their mission is to assist families in the successful preparation, transition, adjustment and completion through college.

 

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): https://nami.org/Home, https://www.namioc.org/ 

NAMI provides advocacy, education, support and public awareness so that all individuals and families affected by mental illness can build better lives. They offer FREE educational classes for family members of someone struggling with a mental illness – see information about their Family-to-Family educational program and Family Support Groups. 

 

The Jed Foundation: https://www.jedfoundation.org/ https://www.settogo.org/ 

The Jed Foundation is a nonprofit that protects emotional health and prevents suicide for our nation’s teens and young adults. See their online Mental Health Resource Center. 

 

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: https://afsp.org/

AFSP is dedicated to saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide. Learn facts about suicide risk factors, warning signs, and prevention, and get help and suggestions for helping someone you’re worried about. 

 

Specialized Resources:

BIPOC 

Inclusive Therapists: https://www.inclusivetherapists.com/

Loveland foundation: https://thelovelandfoundation.org/loveland-therapy-fund/

Therapy for Black Girls: https://therapyforblackgirls.com/

The Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective: https://www.beam.community/

SAHARA – Caring for the South Asian Community: https://saharacares.org/

Black Mental Health Alliance: https://blackmentalhealth.com/

Melanin and Mental Health: https://www.melaninandmentalhealth.com/

Latinx Therapy: https://latinxtherapy.com/ 

Asian Mental Health Collective: https://www.asianmhc.org/apisaa 

 

International Students

UCI International Center: https://ic.uci.edu/

Education USA: https://educationusa.state.gov/experience-studying-usa/information-parents 

 

LGBTQ

PFLAG: https://pflag.org/

LGBTQ Center OC: https://www.lgbtqcenteroc.org/

UCI LGBT Resource Center: https://lgbtrc.uci.edu/

The Trevor Project: https://www.thetrevorproject.org/

National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color: https://nqttcn.com/en/ 

 

Dreamers

UCI DREAM Center: https://dream.uci.edu/

Immigrants Rising: https://immigrantsrising.org/

National Immigration Law Center: https://www.nilc.org/issues/daca/

 

Additional Resources:

Book: When Your Kid Goes to College: A Parent’s Survival Guide by Carol Barkin 

Video: https://source.wustl.edu/2016/08/timeless-advice-parents-new-college-students/ 

 

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