You can get help from a variety of sources.We have people, programs and materials for you on campus, and we can refer to you to community resources as well. We also have an abundance of information you can use to educate yourself on common issues faced by all college students.  Just stop by CAPS, located on the first floor of Augustine Hall and we'll be happy to help!   

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General Mental Health Resource Links

The HelpGuide shows you how to improve your mental health and wellness by providing empowering, evidence based information that you can use to help yourself and loved ones.

  • Search under the Mental Health tab for subjects such as addiction, ADHD, anxiety, bipolar disorder, depression, eating disorders, grief and loss, PTSD and trauma, schizophrenia and suicide prevention.
  • Search under the Wellness tab for subjects such as audio meditations, exercise and fitness, healthy eating, sleep and stress management.
  • Search under the Relationships & Family tab for subjects such as ADHD (in adults, managing it and developing relationships), domestic violence and love and friendship.

Psych Central is a helpful resource covering a variety of mental health and wellness topics.

  • Search under the Conditions tab for subjects such as addiction, ADHD, anxiety and panic, autism, bipolar, depression. eating disorders, ocd, schiphrenia, personality, relationships, and sleep disorder.
  • Search under the Quizzes for various tests.
  • Search under Find Help's tab for drugs and medications.

The ULifeline supports your emotional health and improve your mood by taking some simple actions.

Love Is Louder emphasizes staying active, calm and connected. Love is Louder is a project of the Jed Foundation.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): Provides advocacy, education, support (including local support groups), and public awareness so that all individuals and families affected by mental illness can build better lives.

Mental Health America: The nation’s leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and promoting the overall mental health of all Americans.

Emotional Support Talk And Chat Resources

California Peer Run Mental Health Warm Line
1-855-845-7415 (24hrs)

7 Cups: Connects you to caring listeners online for free emotional support.

General-Crisis, Housing, Referrals

Contra Costa Crisis Center

Alcohol and Other Drug Resources

SAMHSA Resources and 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.
1-800-662-HELP (4357)

Alcoholics Anonymous - AA Online Groups

SF and Marin County AA Updates

East Bay AA Updates

Narcotics Anonymous

Cocaine Anonymous

Bay Area Narcotics Anonymous

Marijuana Anonymous

Bay Area Marijuana Anonymous



Alcohol/Drug Abuse Council of Contra Costa County

Child Protective Services

Child Protective Services

Intimate Partner Violence

Stand Against Domestic Violence

Bay Area Women Against Rape (BAWAR)

Community Violence Solutions

National Sexual Assault Hotline (RAINN)

Housing and Immigration

Catholic Charities of the East Bay

Grief and Loss

Hospice of East Bay

Gambling Addiction

Gamblers Anonymous

National Counsel on Problem Gambling


AIDS/CA Department of Mental Health