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There are many resources available at Concordia University Irvine as well as in our community to help provide support for students academically, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually. We have listed a few here for your convenience. You can contact the resource directly or come to the Wellness Center if you have any questions and we will be glad to assist you.

Therapy and Mental Health Resources

National Hotlines and Mental Health Support

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 988
    Call 988: A trained counselor at your local center will provide help people in a suicidal crisis or emotional distress, and provide support by listening, providing local resources, or providing further crisis support if needed.
    Chat and Text 988: for more information.
  • SAMHSA’s National Helpline
    SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.
  • National Grad Crisis Line
    Graduate students have access 24/7 to trained counselors who understand the unique challenges of graduate school. The National Grad Crisis Line helps graduate students reach free, confidential telephone counseling, crisis intervention, suicide prevention, and information and referral services.
    Grand Crisis Care
  • National Hopeline
    Your Life counts
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

Wellness Center Blog

  • Self-Care as a New College Student

    By Aubreea Roberson

    Consider areas where you may need support before transitioning to college, during the transition, and post transition. Try making a plan now. How can you take care of yourself during this transitional period? 

  • Preparing for Transitions

    By Aubreea Roberson

    Most transitions produce some degree of anxiety, and college is no exception. Support is available for you, and there are things you can do to help prepare for this transition.

  • Student Slumped Over at Desk

    Avoiding Burnout

    By Madison Park

    We've all been there. You feel like you are constantly battling exhaustion (physically, emotionally, mentally) or like you are drowning and can't catch your breath. This is burnout–when you persistently experience mental, physical, and emotional stress. Burnout can be localized to your job or an overall feeling towards all of life's overwhelming demands. 

  • Student journaling

    Academic Anxiety and Resources

    By Matthew Ryan

    As a student, the stress, fear, and uncertainty of school lingers wherever you look.

  • Overthinking doodle

    Tips for Overthinking

    By Vincent Nunez, LMFT

    Growing up, I had four rabbits in my backyard. They were amazing rabbits that formed a network of tunnels under our backyard shed. They would pop out every once in a while, and we would spend hours trying to figure out which tunnel they would come out of. When I think of overthinking, I think of these rabbits. 

  • Student on laptop

    Finals Week: How to Cope - Reframing Stress

    By Madison Park

    Let’s talk about stress: “Stress” is viewed as negative in our society. You’ve probably often heard or even said to yourself that “stress is bad for you; you should get rid of your stress.”

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