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COVID-19 Updates and Resources

Published March 24, 2020

The BUILD Center is currently closed due to California's Stay-At-Home orders. All BUILD faculty and staff are working remotely and available via email. If you have any questions about the BUILD program, please contact Chi-Ah Chun.

BUILD Fellows and Scholars Application for 2020/2021 Update

Due to the conversion to Alternative Instruction in response to COVID-19, BUILD Fellows and Scholars applications are still being reviewed. Notices and information will go out via email for interviews in early April. All interviews will be conducted online via Zoom. As of now, the Fellows and Scholars programs will commence in June as planned, subject to change due to the duration of social distancing requirements. We thank you for your patience. Please contact Nicole Streicker if you have any questions regarding your application or its status. 

BUILD Awards for Faculty Update

The deadline for the BUILD Research Across The Curriculum: Course Redesign Program has been extended to Friday, April 3, 2020, by 5 pm. Applications for Off-campus Grant Writing Workshop program and External Grant Review program will continue to be accepted on an ongoing basis. Check the BUILD website's Internal Awards page for details. Questions about eligibility, program requirements, and application instructions can be sent to the BUILD Instiutional Development Core's email.

CSULB Resources

Below are resources available to the CSULB community that may be useful during this difficult time.

Telehealth Services

Campus Telehealth Services





Campus Confidential Advocate

Student Health Services Building, CSULB

Email Campus Confidential Advocate

Confidential phone or Zoom meetings for victims of sexual assault, intimate partner violence, or stalking (not reported to Title IX Office)

Counseling and Psychological Services

Brotman Hall, CSULB

CSULB On-call Counselor: (562) 985-4001

24-hour telephone crisis assistance

Student Health Services

Student Health Services Building, CSULB

(562) 985-2671, After Hours Nurse Advice Line:  1-800-240-7617


Behavioral Health services including psychiatry, case management, & trauma informed counseling available through Telemedicine

Community Walk In or Telehealth Services








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Mental Health Referrals, Medical, Housing, Crisis Resources, and more

Behavioral Health Urgent Care

3210 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90807


Urgent care for mental health crisis
Doctors available, medication management, referrals



5150 E PCH, Suite 400, Long Beach, CA 90804


0-18, Medi-cal, Spanish & English
Currently providing telehealth for clients


Children’s Clinic

2360 Pacific Ave., Long Beach 90806 (10 locations)


M-F: 8-8 Sat: 9-6 Sun:9-1

Sat/Sun walk-ins

Medi-cal, LA Care, Blue Shield, No insurance, Sliding Scale option (proof of income, residence)

Didi Hirsh

4760 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City, CA 90230  |  (310) 390-6612 (other locations)


Intake line

m-f 8:30-5pm

Outpatient, substance use programs, medication support, counseling

Exodus Mental Health Urgent Care of Torrance

1000 W. Carson St, Torrance, CA 90502




Mental health services: walk-in 8am-2:30pm
Psychiatrist and Nurse practitioner on-sight

Exodus Mental Health Urgent Care of Culver City

1144 W Washington Blvd, Culver City


Mental Health services: walk-in 8am-2:30pm
Psychiatrist and Nurse practitioner on-sight


Long Beach Mental Health Center

2600 Redondo Ave. 3rd Floor, Long Beach, CA 90806  |  Walk In Intake: M-F 8-10 am




Medi-Cal, Health Net, L.A. Care
Medicare (non-HMO)
Phone sessions for new clients

Long Beach Trauma Recovery Center

St. Mary’s Medical Center
1045 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 801
Long Beach, CA 90813


Email Long Beach Trauma


Telehealth services for existing clients only


Tarzana Treatment Center

5190 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach, CA 90805


Substance use treatment
Providing services and telehealth if needed.

Warm Lines & Crisis Lines




Los Angeles Warm Line


24-Hour warm line for emotional support

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline


24-Hour suicide prevention crisis line

The Trevor Project Lifeline


24-Hour crisis line for LGBTQ individuals

WomenShelter Long Beach

(562) 437-4663

24-Hour crisis line for domestic violence

YWCA Greater Los Angeles Sexual Assault Crisis Services


24-Hour Crisis Line

Online Chat Crisis Services



RAINN (Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network)

24-Hour Chat Line for rape, abuse, & incest

National Domestic Violence Hotline

24-Hour Chat Line for domestic violence

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

24-Hour Suicide Prevention Chat Line

Trevor Project - TrevorChat

24-Hour Chat Line for LGBTQ individuals