When Things Get Tough: Resources

If you are experiencing difficulties, there are many resources available to help you:

Academic Stress Primer: Navigating Procedures http://bit.ly/UCBprimer
The Academic Stress Primer was created by the students on the ASUC Mental Health Commission in collaboration with the Student Advocates Office, to help students navigate common academic and institutional stressors.

Alameda County 24-Hour Crisis Hotline
Call anytime: (800)309-2131.

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center
ER/Hospital closest to campus: 2450 Ashby Avenue, just east of Telegraph Avenue.

ASUC Student Advocate’s Office http://advocate.berkeley.edu/
Representation, help, and advice for any student involved in a dispute with the university.

Center for Student Conduct http://sa.berkeley.edu/conduct
Administers the Code of Student Conduct; offers support both to students wishing to make a report and students who have been reported.

Confidential Care Advocate http://sa.berkeley.edu/dean/confidential-care-advocate
Provides confidential support to survivors of sexual exploitation, sexual harrassment, sexual violence or domestic violence.

Counseling and Psychological Services http://uhs.berkeley.edu/students/counseling/cps.shtml
Free scheduled and drop-in appointments available.  Many support groups available. After-hours assistance: (855)817-5667.

Gender Equity Resource Center http://geneq.berkeley.edu/home
Coordinates campus responses to hate crimes and bias-driven incidents. Resources available related to sexual and dating violence.

Just in Case app http://m.appcreatorpro.com/m/berkeley/b902609799/b902609799.html
What to do when faced with crises. Available as a website or mobile app.

Look for the Signs http://uhs.berkeley.edu/lookforthesigns/
How to identify the signs of depression and how to get help for yourself or others.

National Suicide Prevention Hotline
Call anytime: (800)273-TALK(8255).

Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination http://ophd.berkeley.edu/
Responsible for ensuring an environment for faculty, staff and students that is free from discrimination and harassment on the basis of categories including race, color, national origin, gender, age and sexual orientation/identity.

Ombuds Office for Students http://sa.berkeley.edu/ombuds
Strictly confidential assistance in sorting through any campus-related conflict or concern.

Sexual Violence Prevention and Response (Survivor Support)  http://survivorsupport.berkeley.edu/
Comprehensive information about resources for victims/survivors of sexual assault, sexual harassment, and intimate partner violence.

Student Legal Services http://sa.berkeley.edu/legal
Advice for students on their legal questions, rights, and obligations.

Student to Student Peer Counseling http://sspc.berkeley.edu
Student counselors provide free, one-on-one, confidential, walk-in and phone-in services.

Tang Center/University Health Services http://uhs.berkeley.edu/
Broad range of urgent and non-urgent care available to all students, regardless of insurance.

UC Police Department http://police.berkeley.edu/
For concerns about students who may pose an immediate danger to self or others.  Emergency: 911 or (510)642-3333 from cell phone.