The UCI Counseling Center is the primary counseling and mental health agency for UC Irvine undergraduate and graduate students. The UCI Counseling Center provides a variety of services, including therapy and outreach and prevention to help students achieve optimal mental health for academic success, personal growth, and increased capacity to cope with the stresses of being a university student. The center strives to elevate the student experience and create pathways to success through a wide range of multiculturally based clinical, outreach, prevention, and training services.
The Counseling Center’s outreach and prevention services provide a unique opportunity to empower and reach our student body. Your gift enables the Counseling Center to reach the UCI student community in creative and innovative ways, outside of the therapeutic room, to reduce mental health stigma and prevent suicide.
The years Outreach and Prevention Services needs include:
- National Depression Screening Day
- Mental Health Resource Fair
- Awareness Week Initiatives and Campaigns (Sleep Awareness Week; National Eating Disorder Awareness Week; Suicide Prevention Week; National Coming Out Day; Survivors of Suicide Loss Day; etc.)
- Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Awareness Programs (Green Bandana Campaign, Question, Persuade, and Refer Training)
- Art of Healing Showcase
Last year outreach and prevention services reached over 12,000 students on the UCI campus. Outreach and prevention services, along with providing Suicide Prevention Trainings to over 549 students, faculty, and staff. These services and programs allow an opportunity for us to reach marginalized communities, reduce stigma around mental health and help seeking, along with preventing students from needing therapy by providing them tools and psychoeducation.
Your gift could help safe a life! Help us in spreading messages of hope!
For more information about our services and the center please go to: https://counseling.uci.edu/