Welcome to Counseling and Psychological Services!
We are here for you! Our personal and educational counselors are here to help you:
- Identify and accomplish your goals
- Enhance your personal development and perform better academically
- Meet your life's challenges
- Improve your interpersonal relationships
We're friendly, caring, empathic, and understanding. We strive to help you grow! While no issue is too big or small, many tell us that they wish they had come to counseling sooner.
Come on in and start the journey to improve your life skills. We look forward to working with you! Seek counseling and-
Treat yourself and each other well!
For life-threatening emergencies, please call 911. Or if you live on campus, please call campus police at (408) 924-2222.
For urgent consultations or assistance during our hours of operation (regular semesters: Monday, Thursday, and Friday from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm; Tuesday and Wednesday from 8:30 am - 5:30 pm; summer and winter hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm), there is always a staff member available to assist you either on the phone or in person.
For after-hours urgent consultations or assistance, please call our main number (408-924-5910) and press 4 to connect with the after-hours crisis service.
The County Suicide & Crisis Line at (855) 278-4204 or National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at (800) 273-8255 are also available toll-free, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
In addition, you may send text messages for help to 839863. Text "ANSWER" in your message to have the Crisis Call Center respond to your text message.
For medication questions, call the After-Hours Advice Nurse at (866) 935-6347.