For Life Threatening Emergencies or for Crisis Care needs 24/7:
Call (949) 824-6457 and select Option # 2.
Crisis Text Line
Text “Home” to 741741
Call or text 9-8-8 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline at
Call UCI Campus Police at
Go to your nearest Emergency Room
The Shrink Space
Looking for long-term therapy off-campus?
UCI Counseling Center has partnered with The Shrink Space: https://uci.theshrinkspace.com/
Search the tailored directory of off-campus therapists specializing in mental health!
Message providers directly through the website to request appointments.
Sign-up as a student and create a FREE account to access the full functionality.
*For students with SHIP, once logged in to The Shrink Space and you’re on the search results page, set the drop-down menu “In Network Insurance” to “Anthem” and make sure to select “APPLY”.
Students with SHIP must contact the Student Health Center Insurance Office for authorization PRIOR to attending any off-campus appointments: 949-824-2388.
Need help using Shrink Space and finding an off-campus provider?
Join this free drop in space every Tuesday from 2-3pm via zoom to meet with one of our case managers to go over Shrink Space and help you find a community provider.
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:
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….
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!