Health and Wellbeing

Center for Wellness & Wellbeing

 

In an Emergency 24/7

For on-campus emergencies.
i.e., a student is a danger to him/herself or others, during office hours or after hours.

Contact campus police:
310-434-4300

Off-campus emergencies: 911

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

Fall 2020 Hours

Due to COVID-19, appointments are offered by phone or video.

Monday - Thursday: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., 1 to 5 p.m.
Friday
: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., 1 - 3 p.m.
Closed: Monday - Friday, 12 to 1 p.m.

Contact

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.

Services

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 while campus is closed): 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.