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Mental Health Care

By UC Davis News and Media Relations on February 12, 2018 in Student Life

Student Health and Counseling Services at UC Davis is committed to supporting the mental health and well-being of our students. The campus continues to increase the counseling and other mental health services available to students and to improve access.

  • Counseling Services has 28.5 full-time-equivalent counselors and plans to hire three more by 2020. The Behavioral Health Clinic at the Student Health and Wellness Center has 3.5 FTE psychiatrists.
  • Our Counseling Services staff speak several languages including English, Gujarati, Hebrew, Hindi, Korean, Mandarin, Spanish, Taiwanese, Urdu and Vietnamese.
  • A new scheduling model enables students to make appointments up to two weeks in advance.

Choose what works for you

The campus offers help in a variety of ways including individual counseling, group counseling, educational workshops and self-care resources.

Access services where you feel comfortable

  • Counseling Services’ main location is in North Hall. The Student Health and Wellness Center houses both the Behavioral Health Clinic and Acute Care, which includes mental health care services.
  • Counselors are also in four colleges, three professional schools and Graduate Studies.
  • The Community Advising Network, a diverse team of counselors, provide services at several student centers for historically underserved populations and other locations.
  • The Center for Advocacy Resources and Education, or CARE, provides support services for survivors of sexual assault, intimate partner violence and/or stalking. For emergency response, a victim advocate is available 24/7; call (866) 515-0155.
  • Check out the interactive Mental Health Map.

Talk with someone

  • For individual counseling, make an appointment in person or call 530-752-2349.
  • As another option, schedule a 45-minute appointment to talk online with a licensed therapist or psychologist.
  • After hours, get a Counseling Services consultation by calling 530-752-2349 or 752-2300.

Get involved

  • Ask about serving on the new Student Health Advisory Committee to review services and help develop new programs to meet the needs of students.
  • Join Each Aggie Matters, which brings the campus community together to raise awareness about mental health issues and destigmatize mental illness.
  • Learn how to support others through training in mental health first aid. 


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