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Important information about the university's response to COVID-19
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Virtual Mental Wellness Center

Counseling and Psychological Services and Project OCEAN are actively building additions to this set of virtual resources that are designed to support and enhance your mental health and wellness. Check back often or connect with Project OCEAN on Instagram @csulbprojectocean to learn about our latest program offerings!

Note: All of our Virtual Drop-In Support Spaces and Virtual Workshops will be held via Zoom. Please view information on how to RSVP for each workshop below.

Virtual Drop-In Support Spaces via Zoom

Drop-in spaces are hosted by CAPS to provide a supportive space for students to connect on similar experiences and interests. It is not a therapy group. Students are not expected to attend each group meeting but can join the group as often as needed.

Beach Parents: A Space to Connect with other Pregnant and Parenting Students

Black Table Talk: A space for conversations about race and other issues impacting Black students, staff, and faculty.

Butterfly Healing Circle: Dreamers/DACA Support Group

International Student Support Group

Latina’s at the Beach: A Space to Connect with Other Latinas

Rainbow Café: An Inclusive Space in Support of Sexual and Gender Diversity

Sisterfriends: A Supportive Networking Group for Black Women Students at CSULB.

Sign-up to participate in a drop-in space here:

 

Upcoming Virtual Workshops via Zoom

QPR Suicide Prevention Workshops

QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer, 3 simple steps that anyone can learn to help save a life. This nationally recognized certification training is intended to teach individuals how to recognize the symptoms/ warning signs of suicide and provide guidelines as to how to appropriately Question a person about suicidal thoughts, how to Persuade them to get help, and how to Refer the person to seek help. Upon completion of training, participants will be certified as a QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper for 3 years. *Training facilitated by Project OCEAN.

Thu. September 10, 2020: 1:00pm-3:00pm (PST)

Thu. September 24, 2020: 12:00pm-2:00pm (PST)

Fri. October 09, 2020: 10:00am-12:00pm (PST)

Mon. October 19, 2020: 9:30am-11:30am (PST)

Tue. November 03, 2020: 12:00pm-2:00pm (PST)

Thu. November 19, 2020: 2:00pm-4:00pm (PST)

Click here to RSVP

Mental Health and Wellness Workshops

Self Healing - We Are All Connected

This workshop involves a contained movement sequence to address stress and energetic stagnation in the body. Elements of Reiki, Qi Gong, Kundalini Yoga, Somatics, and Dance/Movement Therapy combine with self-touch and relaxation. A period of reflection and conversation will follow. Please wash your hands before class and have a pen, pencil, crayons, or markers, and a piece of paper handy. No experience is necessary, and all are welcome. Participants are not required to utilize their camera or audio features during our session.

Facilitator: Nick Duran Fair, Project OCEAN Graduate Peer Educator
Date/Time: Fri. April 24th from 2:00pm-3:30pm (PST)

RSVP: https://bit.ly/RSVP_SelfHealing

To view the flyer, please click here!

 

#IAMNOTCOVID19

A supportive workshop series for those who have experienced social stigma and/or anti-Asian racism in the wake of COVID-19.

Facilitators: Diane Hayashino, PhD and Elaine Yeo, MA
Date/Time: Wed. April 22 & April 29th from 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM (PST)

RSVP: Email Diane.Hayashino@csulb.edu and  Elaine.Yeo@csulb.edu

To view the flyer, please click here!

 

Motivation & Burnout - Signs and Coping Stategies

Project OCEAN and CAPS represenatives will be having a weekly discussion/workshop on Instagram live on motivation and burnout. There, they will talk symptoms, coping strategies, tips and wellness plans to help with the lack of motivation and burnout.

Facilitators: Elaine Yeo, MA; Lupe Herrera, MA; Cristy Tran, Project OCEAN UPE; and Autumn Lewis, Project OCEAN UPE

Date/Time: Mondays at 5 PM (PST) via Instagram Live

Visit Project OCEAN's Instagram page @csulbprojectocean.

To view the flyer, please click here!

 

Communicating Needs & Boundaries

An interactive workshop discussing techniques in order to help you establish boundaries in your life to ensure that relationships can be mutually respectful, appropriate, and caring.

Facilitators: Elaine Yeo, MA; Katherine Boeckmann, Project OCEAN GPE; Renee Te, Project OCEAN UPE
Date/Time: Friday, May 1st from 1:00 - 2:00 PM (PST)

RSVP: https://bit.ly/2xnqvdy

To view the flyer, please click here!

 

Intersecting Identities Workshop - TBA

Facilitators:
Date/Time:

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Featured Videos

Dive Into Relaxation with CAPS & Project OCEAN!

To view more videos from the Dive Into Relaxation Series, visit Project OCEAN on Instagram @csulbprojectocean or view our playlist on YouTube by clicking on this link!

Yogic Breathing


Organ Breathing


Guided Imagery and Gratitude

Self- Help Resource Library