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UCI Counseling Center

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/

UCI Counseling Center 5 Gift Challenge
The first five gifts made to the Wellness Health Counseling Services fund, which supports the UCI Counseling Center, will unlock a very generous gift of $1,500 from parents Clinton and Allison Chao!
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Student Outreach and Retention Center (SOAR) Parent Happy Hour Challenge
Five parents making a gift to any area of support on Giving Day from 5-7 PM PST will unlock a generous $5,000 gift to the Student Outreach and Retention Center from parents Sharon Sasaki and Robert Yamamoto!
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UCI Alumni Association Board Challenge
Be one of the first 200 alumni donors to make a gift to any area on Giving Day and unlock $10,000 in support for UCIAA!
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UCI Parent Executive Board 25 Gift Challenge
The first 25 gifts from Parents to any area on Giving Day will unlock $3,500 in bonus funds for the Anteater Grant Initiatives from the UCI Parent Executive Board! When we reach 25 gifts, the next tier of the challenge will be released!
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UCI Parent Executive Board 50 Gift Challenge
25 parents have made a gift and we've unlocked our first challenge! Now, once we've reached 50 total gifts from Parents to any area on Giving Day, we will unlock an additional $10,000 in bonus funds for the Anteater Grant Initiatives from the UCI Parent Executive Board! Thank you for helping unlock $13,500 in total support for AGI!
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Or you can contact us at james.yokelle@uci.edu.