Consultation and Outreach
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Helping Through Consultation and Outreach
Counseling and Psychological Services is dedicated to informing, educating and enhancing the knowledge, skills and well-being of the campus community. Our staff provides programs, workshops and presentations on a variety of mental health topics including:
Download a brochure for faculty, staff and students
about the Distressed Student Workshop Series.
Working With Emotionally Distressed Students (60 minutes)
Learn common mental health concerns students may face, how to recognize and respond to students showing signs of emotional distress, and how to help within the scope of your role. To enroll, visit ucrlearning.ucr.edu and search for classes using the keyword “Distressed”. Classes are free and open to UCR students, faculty, and staff.
Campus Connect: Suicide Awareness Training (90 minutes)
Through experiential exercises and frank discussion, learn how to effectively interact with a suicidal student and overcome obstacles that often leave someone in crisis feeling judged, misunderstood, invalidated and dismissed. To enroll, visit ucrlearning.ucr.edu and search for classes using the keyword "Distressed". Classes are free and open to UCR students, faculty, and staff.
Meditation and Relaxation Classes
Are pressures and demands stressing you out? Are you feeling overwhelmed by your task list? Stop by the Student Recreation Center on Wednesdays from 12:15 - 1p.m. to refresh your mind, unwind and increase your inner peace with our Drop-in *Meditation and Relaxation class. Exercises will be led by Counseling and Psychological Services professional staff. Mats are provided. Classes are free and open to UCR students, staff, and faculty. No sign-up needed. Wear comfortable clothes.
See a current list of meditation and relaxation classes.
Student Wellness Partners
Counseling and Psychological Services has joined The Campus Health Center, Housing, Dining and Residential Services, Dean of Students, International Education Center, Student Recreation Center and The Well to form the Student Wellness Partners. The partners work to create a safe, supportive and connected campus environment and promote healthy minds, bodies and communities. Many of Counseling and Psychological Services's outreach efforts are in collaboration with the Student Wellness Partners.
To schedule an outreach presentation, please visit the Request a Program link provided through the Well's website, or call Counseling and Psychological Services and speak with the outreach coordinator.
The StressBusters Peer Educators
Counseling and Psychological Services is excited to promote stress relief and wellness through its peer educators, the StressBusters! The StressBusters are a special team of UCR students trained in the impact and management of stress.
Counseling and Psychological Services also provides individual consultations for faculty, staff, RAs, parents and students. If you have a specific clinical question or consultation question, please call Counseling and Psychological Services at 951-827-5531 during normal business hours. You may also call a counselor, 24 hours, at 951-827-8255.
Did You Know?
Counseling and Psychological Services does not provide academic advising. For academic
counseling, call 951-827-3411.
A Counselor On Duty is available at Counseling and Psychological Services weekdays,
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
All students who pay UCR registration fees are eligible for free Counseling and Psychological
Counseling and Psychological Services serves as a national test center for the LSAT
Group therapy allows you to connect to others with similar concerns and to listen
to shared issues.
Couples Counseling is available for students and their partners or spouses.
Counseling and Psychological Services has designed an online guide to help faculty
and staff respond to distressed students.
Counseling and Psychological Services staff includes licensed psychologists, marriage
and family counselors, and pre-doctoral interns.
Counselors are available by phone 24 hours daily by dialing 951-827-5531 or 951-UCR-
You can take an online assessment right now to see how you're doing emotionally.
Everything you discuss with a UCR counselor is confidential unless it falls under
the legal exceptions.
Counselors are available for workshops and presentations, including weekly meditation