Crisis and Mental Health Resources
CSULB crisis and mental health resources assist the Beach community by supporting their needs from an immediate crisis to finding ways to improve personal wellbeing.
Beach Crisis Text Line
Free and anonymous 24/7, high-quality text-based mental health support and crisis intervention hotline. The Beach Crisis Text Line envisions an empathetic world where nobody feels alone.
Text BEACH to 74-17-41 for free support to reach a volunteer Crisis Counselor.
The Beach Community has a free 24/7, high-quality text-based mental health support and crisis intervention hotline.
By texting "BEACH" to 741741, participants will connect to a trained crisis volunteer, who will introduce themselves, reflect on what you've typed, and invite you to share at your own pace. Text responders are here for support, and to help you sort through your feelings by asking questions, empathizing, and actively listening.
Text responders may offer other resources you may find helpful. Please note that HIPAA compliance policies do apply to using this service, and patient information should not be included in any texts.
Spanish Helpline: (310) 516-8626
Beach Crisis Text Line
Text BEACH to 74 17 41 and reach a confidential counselor for support 24/7
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. weekdays On-campus crisis walk-in services
After hours counselor available
County Recourses Directory (Los Angeles, Orange County, Riverside and San Bernardino, Ventura)
Non-Emergency Line: (562) 985-4101
Anonymous Crime Tip Line: (562) 985-0042
After Hours Nurse Advice Line: (800) 240-7617
5 p.m. to 8 a.m. weekdays; 24 hours on weekends and campus holidays (800) 799-SAFE (7233)
Peer-led support hotline 7 a.m. – 1 p.m. (877) 565-8860
(877) WAR-VETS (927-8387)
Find Help Now is an essential crisis navigation tool that helps students, faculty, and staff connect to the right help in moments of need.
This service is for any situation, large or small, sudden or gradual. Crisis can take many forms, whether it is coping with a stressful event, a family challenge, a financial hardship, or a mental and/or physical health condition. No matter what life throws your way, help is here for you. Use Find Help Now for yourself or to help a friend or colleague that you see struggling.
Enhance your personal health, physical wellness, and mental health. Through this virtual wellness platform designed to help the Beach community succeed, thrive, and matter.
- Succeed in your academic success and career development Thrive in your physical and mental health Matter in your purpose and community building. Explore learning strengths, degree and career options, academics and grades, internships and career paths, leadership and professional development, finances and basic needs, and more.
- Thrive helps explore fitness and nutrition, sexual health, body positivity, sleep, managing anger, stress and anxiety, alcohol and substance use, loneliness and depression, and more.
- Matter helps explore relationships and making friends, mindfulness and balance, purpose and meaning, clubs and volunteering, personality style, diversity and identity, and more.
Campus Crisis Response Resources
Campus crisis response resources assist the Beach community in cultivating a culture of care and promoting wellbeing at CSULB.
CARES identifies, discusses, investigates, evaluates, and monitors student behavior which poses a concern and/or potential or actual threat to self or others.
Mobile mental health team supporting the Long Beach community with a humanistic response to urgent matters at CSULB.