Case Management

    Immediate Mental Health Resources

    • Mental Health Acute Care Services are available at the Student Health and Wellness Center (SHCS), on LaRue between Hutchison and Orchard, during business hours.
    • Online Counseling, you can make an appointment with a counselor 24/7 and meet via the web. Note: when you make an appointment, it will ask for a credit card, after you input your information and have your appointment, enter Coupon Code: UCDCOUNSELING, and your session will be free. You can access Live Health Online from any smartphone or tablet using the Live Health Online app or through a desktop computer with a webcam.
    • 24-hour Suicide Prevention Line – 530-756-5000.
    • Crisis Text Line is a free, 24/7, immediate and confidential texting service for students in crisis. Text RELATE to 741741 from anywhere in the US, to text with a trained crisis counselor.
    • Each Aggie Matters offers help dealing with stress related to tragedy.

    Campus and Community Resources 

    Student Health and Counseling Services

    • SHCS Counselors are available by appointment at 530-752-0871. During evenings and weekends call 530-752-2349, select option 1 and then counseling to speak to a counselor.
    • Online video counseling* is provided for no cost at *This resource is made possible through a partnership between SHCS, Live Health Online and Anthem Blue Cross.
    • CAN Counselors provide students with consultation and personal counseling in addition to programs, workshops and other campus community outreach activities. 
    • Each Aggie Matters provides a variety of free mental health resources, including the Mental Health Map.

    Mental Health Organizations

    • The Student Mental Health Coalition (SMHC) SMHC unites the mental health student groups and affiliated student organizations together to advise campus leadership, inform students, reduce stigma, allow for collaboration and promote resource transparency.
    • UC Davis Mental Health Initiative (MHI) MHI houses both the UC Davis Mental Health Conference and UC Davis Mental Health Awareness Month, two major events which aim to engage students in destigmatization and education efforts, prompt attendees to organize around mental health issues, and offer them the opportunity for self-reflection and healing through mental health discourse.
    • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. As a university chapter, we strive to create a safe space on campus and to destigmatize mental illness while promoting mental health.

    Substance Abuse

    • ATOD Intervention Services ATOD empowers students to make healthy and responsible choices concerning use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.
    • Alcoholics Anonymous
    • Aggie RISE provides students, struggling with addiction or dependency of any kind, with a support system of like-minded individuals and a safe space to discuss personal issues. The group members work toward abstinence, but welcome people in all stages of recovery.

    Other Resources