Resources for Stress Management, Mental Health and Coping

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Resources for All: Students, Staff and Faculty

UCI Counseling Center

The UCI Counseling Center has provided a wealth of knowledge dedicated to managing stress during COVID-19. You’ll find a variety articles, videos, mindfulness and meditation resources, and much more. Please use this as your starting point for finding reliable wellness resources.

UCI Counseling Center
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Therapy Pet Thursday

The UCI Center for Student Wellness and Health Promotion is offering Therapy Pet Thursday! The event is open to anyone in the UCI community, as well as family, friends and kids.

RSVP Here!

The RSVP form is restricted to emails for security reasons. If you do not have your UCI google account set up or aren’t currently logged into that account, you may encounter issues signing up. If that’s the case, please contact:

Natalie D’Azzo (she/her/hers)
Wellness & Peer Education Programs Manager
UCI Center for Student Wellness & Health Promotion

Resources for Students

UCI Center for Student Wellness and Health Promotion

The UCI Center for Student Wellness and Health Promotion has a variety of great resources including:

  • Wellness consultations that are 45 – 60 minute one-on-one confidential appointments
  •  Interactive wellness workshop for a group of 15 or more
  • Video archive with stress resources
  • Online Tools & Assessment
  • Meditation Resources
UCI Center for Student Wellness

UCI Campus Social Worker

Summary of Services:

The Office of the Campus Social Worker supports UCI students during situations and crises that may be impacting their personal and academic well-being, through short-term resource referral and long-term case management. Services are available to the entire UCI community at no cost.

When appropriate, the OCSW acts as a coordination point to promote collaboration among academic departments, administrative offices and outside organizations to facilitate students’ goal attainment.

UCI Campus Social Worker

UCI Employees

Susan Samueli Integrative Health is offering free virtual well-being services for UCI employees, including Sleep 101, What is Stress?, Mindfulness and Meditation, Guided Acupressure, Guided Massage, Yoga, Stress Management Strategies (all non-contact).

UCI HR Wellness at the Campus and UCI Health supports employees and retirees in achieving a more balanced and healthy lifestyle both at work and at home.

If you would like access to free, confidential counseling services for you or your family, contact ComPsych Guidance Resources, your Employee Assistance Program (EAP), 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at:

UCI Psychiatry Department offers a Faculty and Staff Support Line with supportive therapy, techniques to manage anxiety, and other resources to provide emotional help during this difficult time. Sign up for a FREE 30-minute support session (links below). You will receive an email confirming your appointment. A counselor will call you at the designated time.

How can faculty and staff help students?

UCI has a guide specifically for faculty and staff to promote student mental health. Please click here to view the pdf.


If you are feeling suicidal, go to the nearest Emergency Room or call the National Suicide hotline at 1-800-273-8255.