If you are in need of immediate support or are in life-threatening danger, please call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.

If you do not know if you or someone you is in crisis, call Alameda County Crisis Support Hotline: 1-800-309-2131 OR 988

Mental Health and Wellness Support Services

Individual Counseling 

To request an appointment semester please complete a Mental Health Referral.

  • A member of the Wellness Center team will contact you within 24/28 hours.
  • Please note that you need to be in California physically to receive services. 

We provide short-term, confidential mental health counseling for students needing assistance with:

  • Stress management
  • Anxiety, depression, grief, and other emotional challenges
  • Recovery from trauma, relationship violence, and abuse
  • Addiction counseling and sobriety support
  • Referrals for help with material needs like shelter, food, and safety
  • Assessments for disability accommodations and services

Counseling is available in two formats: remotely (via video appointment) and in-person (at the Wellness Center, 2000 Center St Suite 100 next to K’s Coffee Shop)

Services are provided by the members of our Mental Health Team, click here to learn more about us- Mental Health Team

Mental Health Services are available virtually and in person to students who are currently enrolled and have paid the health services fee. 


Mondays: 9:00am – 4:00pm

Tuesdays: 9:00am – 4:00pm

Wednesdays:  9:00am – 4:00pm

Thursdays  – CLOSED

Fridays: 9:00am – 4:00pm

P2P Support! – Help from your Peers from the BCC Community
 We have P2P (Peer to Peer) Wellness Ambassadors available to help with Venting/Listening Sessions and assistance with finding a community provider.  Click the link above to learn more!

Success Incubator!

All Berkeley City College students are welcomed to our student-designed, developed, and led Success Incubator. This weekly online gathering provides much-needed human contact, a place to share your feelings and experiences, and valuable skills for coping with stress and developing healthy habits. We cover topics such as: self-care, dealing with procrastination, how to get help at BCC, developing healthy relationships, and stress management.  If you would like to know more – Click this Link


Peer Run Support Line

Chat or talk to someone on a peer-run warm line 24/7 anytime day or night!!


Mental Health Crisis Hotline 800-309-2131

If you or someone you know is struggling with difficult life circumstances or uncomfortable thoughts and emotions we are here to help. You do not need to be experiencing suicidal thoughts or feelings to call. Trained Crisis Line Counselors are available 24/7 to take your call.

  • You can also text the crisis line by texting the word ‘COURAGE’ to 741741
  • If you feel you or someone you know is in imminent danger, call 911 immediately
  • Go to to learn more about the resources offered


Community Resource Line 211

Dial 211 and get a live person who can help connect you to services.  You can also search by clicking this link


Keep Calm and Stay Home Toolkit

Practical supportive tools and resources while sheltering in place. Basic needs resources, free apps, videos, and fun things to do at home while physically distancing. Click here to find out more.


Mental Health Local Resource List – Click Here


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