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
310-434-4300

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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Fall 2022 Hours

We are located on the main campus in the Math Complex, room 75. We are available for remote (video and phone) and limited in-person appointments. Appointments must be scheduled in advance. 

Monday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (remote services only)
Tuesday through Thursday: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.; 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. (remote and limited in-person services)
Friday: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (remote services only)

Contact

  • Please call 310-434-4503 or send an email to cww@smc.edu
  • If you are a currently enrolled SMC student interested in our counseling services and  would like to request an appointment for an initial phone, video, or in-person screening, please fill out our online "Request Initial 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.

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: Please use crisis resources: SMC 24/7 emotional support line, 800-691-6003; Suicide Prevention Lifeline ​800-273-​8255 or dial 988; 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.