Peer Educator Program

Need Help?

Crisis Care

For Life Threatening Emergencies:

Call 911

Or go to your nearest Emergency Room


For other crisis needs 24/7:

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

    ♦   Or 1-866-817-9842

    ♦   Text “Home” to 741741


Looking for long-term therapy off-campus?

UCI Counseling Center has partnered with WELLTRACK CONNECT:

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 WELLTRACK CONNECT 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 request an authorization/referral within the Student Health Center patient portal prior to attending your first appointment.. The steps are as follows once you have logged in to the SHC patient portal:

  • Select “Messages” on the left sidebar > select “New Message” > select “SHC – Insurance Department: Referral Request and Other General Inquires” > select “SHC – Referral Request”. Once the fields are populated click “Submit.” Please allow 1-2 business days for referral processing.

If you have any trouble submitting the authorization/referral, please contact the Student Health Center Insurance Office directly at 949-824-2388.


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 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….