Mental Health Resources

Mental Health Resources

On-Campus Resources

  • Campus Assessment, Response, and Evaluation for Students (CARES) Team
    • 562.985.8670 •
    • Students who exhibit behaviors or disclose personal challenges in relation to their personal, physical, and emotional well-being should be referred to the CARES Team for connection to appropriate campus and community resources. Students exhibiting intimidating, disruptive, aggressive, or violent behaviors should also be referred to CARES, unless there is an immediate safety concern (at which time, follow up with UPD). In collaboration with students, the CARES Team will review all information available on the students’ behavior and background, to develop an individual action plan and provide on-going case management support.
  • Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS)
    • 562.985.4001 • Location: Brotman Hall - 226•
    • Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) helps students meet the personal challenges associated with identifying and accomplishing academic, career, and life goals. Our services include short-term counseling for individuals, group counseling, career development counseling, referral services, psychoeducational workshops, and crisis intervention.
  • Project OCEAN
    • 562.985.4001 • • Location: Brotman Hall – 226 •
    • Project OCEAN’s (On-Campus Emergency Assistance Network) mission is to educate the campus on suicide prevention and promote a climate that reduces the stigma associated with mental health and mental illness and encourages students to seek help when needed.
  • Community Clinic for Counseling & Educational Services
    • 562.985.4991 •
    • Services at the Community Clinic are provided by advanced graduate students who are under the direct supervision of faculty in the College of Education. These students have specialties in Mental Health, School, and Marriage/Family Counseling.  Clients are accepted on a first come, first served basis and on level of need. Referrals are made to outside sources when necessary. 
  • Long Beach Trauma Recovery Center
  • Faculty & Staff Assistance Program
    • 562.985.7434 •
    • Free, confidential resource to help you resolve personal, family, or work related problems before they disrupt your life. Services directly provided by FSAP are available only by appointment at no cost to you

Online Information


  • California Peer-Run Warm Line
  • Crisis Text Line
  • National Suicide Prevention Hotline
  • Disaster Distress Helpline
  • SAMSHA National Helpline
    • 800-662-HELP •
    • Free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness Helpline
    • 1-800-950-NAMI •  •
    • Peer-support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with a mental health conditions, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public.  10am-6pm
  • NAMI OC Warmline
    • 714-991-6412 •
    • Call, text, or chat 24 hours/day.  Emotional support and resources for those with mental health concerns or substance abuse.

Off-Campus Resources

  • Mental Health Urgent Care
  • Starview Behavioral Health and Urgent Care Center
    • 562.548.6565 • 3210 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach •
    • 24-hour mental health urgent care. Psychiatry, crisis intervention and case management services available.
  • Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health
  • Orange County Behavioral Health Information and Referrals