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 Mental Health and Wellness Services

Student Health and Wellness Center (Pinyon)

  • Spring 2024 -Campus Mental Health Services are open. We have Licensed Counselors at NO-Cost for enrolled students.  

  • To schedule an appointment stop by PINYON or call 209-588-5283 or 209-588-5201. 

  • In-person, zoom or phone sessions are available. Drop-Ins welcome depending on therapist availability. 


  • Basic Needs support including assistance with housing, food, transportation, medical care, etc. is available by contacting the college's Basic Needs Coordinator, Lydia Browning - email
  • Click  Wellness Central  -- For Online Student Health and Wellness Support  24/7 -Self Navigating


NEW!  National Crisis Hotline - Call 988

for Mental Health Crisis Support. Available 24/7. 

This is a new National Mental Health Crisis and Suicide Hotline.  


Columbia College Campus does NOT have 24/7 crisis services.
For 24/7 crisis services and extensive community resources see below.
  • Campus Security: 209-566-5476 
  • Call 988 or 911
  • Tuolumne County (TCBH): Crisis, Assessment, and Intervention Program  (CAIP)  209-533-7000   
  • Calaveras County Crisis: 1-800-499-3030 or 209-754-3239
  • Crisis Text Support 24/7:    Text HOME to 741741
  • National Suicide Hotline and National Mental Health Crisis line: Call 988 or  1-800-273-TALK (8255)   


Free meditations at CALM


Black Lives Matter  National resources in support of mental health and wellness for African American students and their loved ones. 

 RECORDINGS with our Community Partners sharing local resources.

  Helpful Resources at Active Minds Mental Health Hub


Services available

  • Psychological Services: Therapy with a Licensed Counselor (or Supervised Intern) is available by appointment for individuals (and couples when both parties are enrolled students). 
  • Crisis Services: Available on campus during normal business hours.  NO evening or after-hours crisis or counseling services available. See CCAT.
  • AFTER HOURS CRISIS -call Campus Security: 209-566-5476 or 911.  Also available:  Tuolumne County Behavioral Health Department (TCBH): Crisis, Assessment, and Intervention Program (CAIP)  209-533-7000 .
  • Workshops and Class Presentations: Topics include Anxiety Management, Test Anxiety, Stress Management, Mindfulness, Student Success, Grief and Loss .
  • Psychological Assessment:  Limited assessment available for referrals to campus DSPS, such as Text Anxiety. Also, referrals to community counselors, resources, medical care, and special needs assessment available
  • Center for a Non-Violent Community:  Advocates from CNVC are  partnering with campus Health and Wellness.  Advocates support victims of Sexual and Domestic Violence through the process of legal, physical and emotional healing.  CNVC 24 Hour Crisis Line:  209-533-3401.
  • Personal Guidance:  Just need support and guidance for life stress? Learn strategies and tools to cultivate resiliency and manage stress. Or receive guidance on any personal issue.
  • Title IX:  Feel you are a victim of sexual harassment, discrimination or assault on campus?  The Mental Health office can provide Confidential support. 
  • Veterans Mental Health support is available


See Something     Say Something    Do Something

We are all responsible for keeping our campus safe. Let someone know when you are concerned. The Mental Health Coordinator is a member of CCAT, the Columbia College Alert Team and available to students, faculty and staff to discuss incidents and issues regarding students who are "of concern", at-risk, in distress, having a crisis.   Contact CCAT or the Mental Health Coordinator for assistance. 

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