College Students

Help is available! Find easy access to mental health and suicide prevention resources by using the links provided here. If you or someone you care about is in crisis and needs immediate help, call the Access and Crisis Line at (888) 724-7240. The phone lines are answered by trained professionals available 24/7; the call is free and confidential. If emergency medical care is needed, call 9-1-1 or go to the emergency room of the nearest hospital.

  • www.csusm.edu: Phone: (760) 750-4915 Short-term individual, couple, family and group counseling is available at no charge to enrolled Cal State San Marcos students. Students may be seen for up to eight sessions per academic year, including the Counseling Assessment session. Sessions are usually held weekly and are 50 minutes in length. Groups may be longer-term and are usually 90 minutes in length. Office hours are Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 4:45 p.m., closed 12-1 p.m. for lunch and closed Mondays 1-2 p.m. for staff meetings. Located at 120 Craven Road Suite 100, San Marcos, CA 92078.

  • Cuyamaca College Health & Wellness Center: Phone: (619) 660-4200 The Health and Wellness Center at Cuyamaca College offers confidential crisis intervention, short-term behavioral guidance and counseling referrals to all of its currently enrolled students. Office hours are Monday – Thursday 8 a.m.- 6 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m.- 3 p.m. Located in room I-134 in the Student Center.

  • Grossmont College Health Services: Phone: (619) 644-7192 Grossmont College Health Services offers free confidential, short-term individual, group and couples mental health counseling to all registered and current students. Located in Health Services building 60, room 130.

  • MiraCosta College Health Services : Phone: (760) 795-6675 MiraCosta College Health Services offers personal counseling at the Oceanside and San Elijo campuses. Counseling services are provided by Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) interns under the supervision of a licensed professional. Individual, couple and family counseling, as well as crisis counseling and referral information, are available at no cost. Sessions are usually 50 minutes, one time per week, for six weeks. To obtain these services, you must be currently enrolled and have paid the health services fee.Locations: Oceanside Campus Building 3300 Office 3326 San Elijo Campus Student Center Room 922

  • Miramar College: Student Mental Health Counseling: Phone: (619) 388-7881
    San Diego Miramar College Mental Health Counseling offers free, confidential mental health counseling services that includes short term individual sessions, consultation, crisis intervention, referrals and workshops for currently enrolled students. Hours: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Monday and Thursday; 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Friday.

  • Palomar College: Behavioral Health Counseling Services: Phone: (760) 744-1150 x2197 Short-term individual, couple, family and group counseling is available at no charge to enrolled Palomar College students. Students may be seen for up to eight sessions per semester, including the Counseling Assessment session. Sessions are usually held weekly and are 50 minutes in length. Groups may be longer-term, and are usually 90 minutes in length. Office hours are Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m.

  • Point Loma Nazarene University Wellness Center: Phone: (619) 849-2574 Brief counseling is available in the Wellness Center for currently enrolled, undergraduate students at PLNU. The Wellness Center is open Monday – Friday during the academic school year to offer morning, afternoon and evening appointments.

  • San Diego City College Mental Health Counseling: Phone: (619) 388-3539 San Diego City College offers free confidential short-term individual, group, and couples mental health counseling to all registered and current students. Office hours are Monday and Wednesday 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. (after 4 p.m. by appointment only), Tuesday and Thursday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and Friday 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Located in building A, room 221.

  • San Diego Mesa Health and Psychological Counseling Services: Phone: (619) 388-2774 Therapists are available to currently enrolled students by appointment only. Please visit the health services office on campus to apply for therapy, located in room I4-209.

  • SDSU Counseling & Psychological Services: Phone: (619) 594-5220 Registered and fee paying undergraduate and graduate students at San Diego State University can take advantage of free and confidential short-term individual, couples and group counseling, as well as crisis intervention through SDSU’s Counseling & Psychological Services. It also provides consultation and referral services to students, staff, faculty and parents. C&PS is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Capuli Center off 5700 Hardy Ave., Suite 4401, San Diego, California 92182-4730.

  • UC San Diego Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS): Phone: (858) 534-3755 Registered and fee paying undergraduate and graduate students at the University of California, San Diego can take advantage of free and confidential individual, group, couples and family psychotherapy through Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The Central Office is located at Galbraith Hall 190.

  • University of San Diego Counseling Center: Phone: (619) 260-4618 The Counseling Center offers USD students a range of confidential services to enhance their emotional, relational and psychological well-being. Enrolled students can receive an assessment with a counselor to discuss personal and/or academic concerns and to decide the best course of action to address the student’s concerns, which may include individual and/or group consoling, a psychiatric consultation, a referral to another program on campus or a provider in the community. Office Hours are Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., extended to 6:00 p.m. on Wednesdays. Students can schedule an appointment by logging into their USD MyWellness Portal at mywellness.sandiego.edu. The Counseling Center is located in Serra Hall Room 300.