There are many different ways to get mental health support. Below we have compiled a menu of campus resources, peer resources, online/phone/text resources, and community resources.
1. Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) 310-825-0768
- Provides individual therapy, group therapy, wellness skills groups, and psychiatry services
- Provides 24/7 consultation to concerned staff, faculty, and students
- Provides support, consultation, advocacy for student survivors of sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, and stalking
- Provides trauma-informed yoga for student survivors
3. Campus and Student Resilience provides two programs:
- Depression Grand Challenge: students may participate in internet-based cognitive-behavioral therapy (iCBT) program for depression and anxiety; may be helpful to students with language barrier or reluctant to meet with a therapist.
- Resilience Peer Network (students may also be connected with Resilience Peers following completion of the above survey)
4. UCLA Psychology Clinic 310-825-2305
- Provides low-fee individual and group psychotherapy (e.g., CBT group), as well as diagnostic assessments
- Provides individual support and weekly recovery meetings for students who are in recovery from substance use or other addictive behaviors
6. ASHE smoking cessation program 310-825-4073
7. Research opportunities
- Students may receive treatment and/or assessment through various research projects on campus
8. Other campus partners:
- See full list
- UCLA Case Managers: Can assist distressed students with various domains (academic, housing, economic)
1. Peer Counselors: Get involved in students groups and associations - Find out more about it at SOLE!.
2. PEERS Friendship Program: Provides social skills therapy/training for students with social skills deficits (evidence based practice for autism spectrum)
Online / Phone / Text
1. CAPS has a list of online resources and apps
2. National suicide prevention line provides 24/7, free and confidential support
- Call at 1800-273-TALK (8255); or
- Text 741741
- Crisis Text Line
3. Mindfulness resources
- Mindfulness Awareness Research Center: offers free guided meditation as well as free drop-in meditations at various campus locations
- Mindful UCLA
For students who might prefer longer-term or regular therapy than what is available at CAPS.