Hot Topics for Students
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Popular Topics, Practical Information
College can be tough. You're probably embarking on a university experience for the first time in a new place. You might be living on your own with new friends and roommates from different backgrounds. In addition to grades, homework and exams, youâ€™re probably dealing with risks and challenges outside of the classroom: Things such as dating, becoming more assertive and maybe even surviving sexual assault.
Luckily, the UCR Counseling Center has assembled a list of popular topics with practical information. Click on any of the links below.
And remember, if you ever want to talk with someone in-person, please donâ€™t hesitate to visit the Counseling Center, inside the Veitch Student Center or call 951-827-5531.
Break-ups can be incredibly painful and isolating. After a break-up, the one person you are used to relying on is the one person you no longer can.Learn More >>
There are several UCR resources to help a friend or loved one who is thinking about taking his or her life. Know the symptoms and how to respond someone who is suicidal.Learn More >>
Sexual assault can range from sexual battery, to threat of sexual assault, to rape. This article is intended as an informational guide for both survivors, as well as allies of survivor.Learn More >>
So much of college learning takes place outside of the classroom. Find out what happens when the old rules don't have to apply.Learn More >>
Do people overlook or take advantage of you? Being assertive can be developed by anyone at any point in life.Learn More >>
Did You Know?
The Counseling Center does not provide academic advising. For academic counseling,
A Counselor On Duty is available at the Counseling Center weekdays, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30
All students who pay UCR registration fees are eligible for free Counseling Center
The Counseling Center serves as a national test center for the LSAT and PRAXIS.
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.
The Counseling Center has designed an online guide to help faculty and staff respond
to distressed students.
The Counseling Center 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