Counseling & Psychological Services

Resources for Students

virtual hope box app

Virtual Hope Box

    take a break app

 Take a Break!

  super better app

SuperBetter

stop breath think app

Stop, Breathe & Think

sleep time app

Sleep Time

calm app

Calm

   mood tracker app

  T2 Mood Tracker

self-help anxiety app

Self-help for Anxiety

 relax melodies app

 Relax Melodies

     pacifica app

  Pacifica

headspace app

Headspace

     ptsd coach app

    PTSD Coach

     breathe 2 relax app

    Breathe2Relax

 happify app

Happify

mood path app

Moodpath

Websites/Videos

UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center
Free guided meditations in English & Spanish

What is Mindfulness?

The Attitude of Acceptance

Self-Compassion.org
Self-compassion guided meditations, practices, and exercises

Eating Disorder Hope
Links to books & videos on eating disorders

Understand the “Fight, Flight, Freeze Response”

 

Books

Brodzinsky, D. M., Schechter, M. D., & Henig, R. M. (1993). Being adopted: The lifelong search for self. New York: Anchor Books.

Chodron, P. (2003). Uncomfortable with uncertainty: 108 teachings on cultivating fearlessness and compassion. Boston: Shambhala Publications.

Chodron, P. (2016). When things fall apart: Heart advice for difficult times. Boston: Shambhala Publications.

Davis, Laura (1990). The courage to heal workbook: A guide for woman and men survivors of child sexual abuse. New York: HarperCollins.

Hanh, T. N. (2006). Reconciliation: Healing the inner child. Berkeley: Parallax Press.

Lifton, B. J. (1995). Journey of the adopted self: A quest for wholeness. New York: Basic Books.

Luskin, F. (2003). Forgive for good: A proven prescription for health and happiness. New York: HarperCollins.

McKay, M., Fanning, P., Honeychurch, C., & Sutker, C., (2005). The self-esteem companion: Simple exercises to help you challenge your inner critic and celebrate your personal strengths. Oakland: New Harbinger.

Neff, K. (2015). Self-compassion: The proven power of being kind to yourself. New York: William Morrow.

Pittman, F. (1994). Man enough: Fathers, sons, and the search for masculinity. New York: Penguin.

Quinn, J.F. (1999). I am a woman finding my voice: Celebrating the extraordinary blessings of being a woman. New York: Eagle Brook.

Spradlin, S.E. (2003). Don’t let your emotions run your life: How Dialectical Behavior Therapy can put you in control. Oakland: New Harbinger.

Thompson, K. (1991). To be a man: In search of the deep masculine. New York: Penguin. 

Suicide Prevention for Students

Ulifeline.org is a web-based resource created by the Jed Foundation to provide students with a non-threatening and supportive link to their college's mental health center as well as important mental health information. Students are able to download information about various mental illnesses, ask questions, make appointments, and seek help anonymously via the Internet. 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides immediate assistance to individuals in suicidal crisis by connecting them to the nearest available suicide prevention and mental health service provider through a toll-free telephone number (24 hours/day, 7 days/week): 800-273-TALK (8255)

Veteran's Crisis Line  Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Support for deaf and hard of hearing individuals is available as well.

The Trevor Project. Around-the-clock crisis and suicide prevention helpline for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth.

Trans Lifeline. Trans Lifeline is a national trans-led organization dedicated to improving the quality of trans lives by responding to the critical needs of our community with direct service, material support, advocacy, and education. Our vision is to fight the epidemic of trans suicide and improve overall life-outcomes of trans people by facilitating justice-oriented, collective community aid. 

Go Ask Alice! is a web-based health question-and-answer service produced by Alice!, Columbia University's Health Education Program. Go Ask Alice! provides information to help young people make better decisions concerning their health and well-being. Go Ask Alice! answers questions about relationships, sexuality, emotional health, alcohol and other drugs, and other topics. The addresses of e-mails sent to Go Ask Alice! are electronically scrambled to preserve the senders' confidentiality. Questions are answered by a team of Columbia University health educators and information and research specialists from other health-related organizations.

Often you might have a need for support, resources, information, or community that is best provided by one of our many fellow campus departments. You are welcome to explore these resources further at your leisure, or one of our counselors may refer you to them during an appointment:

Integrated CARE Network

Student Health Services is an ambulatory care facility (you have to be able to walk in on your own) offering visits with medical providers by appointment or through Acute Care for non-life threatening sudden accidents or injuries.

Survivor Advocacy Services provides confidential support, prevention education, and promote advocacy for individuals impacted by sexual violence, dating/domestic abuse and stalking in the Cal Poly Pomona community.

Disability Resource Center provides accommodations and support services to students with disabilities to ensure equal or equivalent access and opportunity to all campus programs, services, and activities whether they are curricular or co-curricular.

Career Services provides you with resources and assistance to address all aspects of career planning and job search.

Office of Student Life and Cultural Centers empowers students toward success through engagement, leadership development, and diversity enrichment.

Ombuds Office offers confidential, neutral, independent, and informal assistance in resolving your issues, problems, or concerns. The ombuds office serves all members of the Cal Poly Pomona campus including students, faculty, staff, and administrators. Communication with the Ombuds Office does not constitute notice to the University.

Registrar’s Office provides an important link between academic policies of Cal Poly Pomona and our academic departments and students

Bronco Advising Center answers questions about general academic advising, academic records, class registration, financial aid, student accounting, and graduation

Financial Aid provides financial assistance to students and families in support of reaching their academic goals

University Police is a full-service, sworn police agency that operates 24 hours a day, year round.  The department provides law enforcement, emergency response, conducts criminal investigations, offers crime prevention and educational programs, support for special events and a range of other services.

Call 2-1-1

This community resources hotline offers access to services for basic human needs, physical and mental health, employment support, and support for elderly and disabled individuals.

Aurora Charter Oak Hospital (7.6 miles)
(Psychiatric emergencies only)
1161 E. Covina Blvd. Covina, CA
Phone: (800) 654-2673
(North of the 10 fwy on Grand & E. Covina Bldv.)

Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center (4.9 miles)
1798 N. Garey Ave., Pomona, CA
Main (909) 865-9500
Emergency (909) 865-9500
(North of the 10 freeway at the Garey Ave. exit)

San Dimas Community Hospital (6.5 miles)
1350 W. Covina Blvd., San Dimas, CA
Main (909) 599-6811
Emergency (909) 394-2740
(1/2 mile West of the 57/210 freeway on I-10 at the Covina Blvd. exit)

Citrus Valley Medical Center - Inter-Community Campus (7.4 miles)
210 W. San Bernardino Rd., Covina, CA
Main (626) 331-7331
Emergency (626) 915-6293

Citrus Valley Medical Center - Queen of the Valley Campus (9.9 miles)
1115 S. Sunset Ave., West Covina, CA 
Main (626) 962-4011

Kaiser Permanente (Kaiser plan members only) 
Baldwin Park Medical Center (11.7 miles)
1011 Baldwin Park Blvd., Baldwin Park, CA
Main (626) 851-1011

Links

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