Health and Wellbeing

Center for Wellness & Wellbeing


In an Emergency 24/7

From any campus phone,
call 4300 or 911

From a mobile phone,
call SMC dispatch

If off-campus, call 911

The Center for Wellness and Wellbeing provides a range of psychological services to help enhance the overall personal wellbeing of SMC students.​​

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Summer 2022 Hours

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, appointments are offered only by phone or video to currently enrolled SMC students.

Monday - Thursday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.


  • Please leave a voicemail at 310-434-4503 or send an email to
  • If you are a currently enrolled SMC student interested in our counseling services and  would like to request an appointment for an initial phone or video screening, please fill out our online "Request a Phone or Video Screening" form. Click here to access the form.

24/7 Emotional Support: Call 800-691-6003

  • Students can call 800-691-6003 at any time for free in-the-moment support from a mental health clinician affiliated with the Center for Wellness & Wellbeing. 

  • Faculty and staff can also call this number to consult about students in crisis when the Center for Wellness & Wellbeing is closed.


Free Confidential, Short-Term Individual Counseling: Provided by licensed psychologists and advanced trainees under close supervision by the licensed staff.

Referral Services: Because our center provides short-term counseling, community referrals to appropriate agencies are offered for students in need of longer-term or more specialized services.

Crisis Intervention (walk-in services are not available remotely): Please use crisis resources: SMC 24/7 emotional support line, 800-691-6003; Suicide Prevention Lifeline ​800-273-​8255; Crisis Text Line​ (text COURAGE to 741741); or Department of Mental Health Help Line, 800-854-7771

Consultations: Our center offers faculty, staff, and administrators the opportunity to get assistance dealing with challenging students, difficult circumstances and disruptive situations involving students.

Workshops and Training: We offer a wide variety of workshops and training on topics such as stress management, test anxiety, mindfulness, healthy relationships, mental illness, suicide prevention, and substance use. Please fill out our workshop request form if you would like us to present to your online classroom or meeting.