WellBeingU is a nationally recognized model for improving the inner and physical well-being of students by providing vital behavioral health services, resources, and basic needs. 

Relaxation Exercise

Take a moment of your day for relaxation and calm with this short breathing exercise. 
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Relaxation Exercise


Take a moment of your day for relaxation and calm with this short breathing exercise.

COVID-19 Mental Health Resources

During these uncertain times, it is normal to experience stress and a fear of the unknown. Learn about resources that can help provide financial support, emergency housing, mental health services, and more as you continue to progress toward your degree.

University Resources

Basic Needs

Cal State LA is committed to providing assistance to students to help with remote learning, emergency housing, financial support, mental health services, and more. Our goal is for you to receive the services you need to continue to progress toward your degree.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

  • Find information about CAPS counseling, support groups, and referral services during physical distancing.
  • Let's Talk is a drop-in service where currently enrolled students can have a brief informal consultation with a counselor once or twice per term. Let’s Talk is for consultation about a specific problem. Whether it’s anxiety, sadness, or relationship problems, sharing your concerns can be helpful. A counselor will listen and provide support, perspective, and suggestions for resources.

Mental Health Emergencies and After-Hours Crises

Managing Stress During COVID-19

Well-Being Classrooms

The new Well-Being Classrooms in Salazar Hall offer space for classes to meet that integrates well-being into the learning environment. The rooms feature a living moss wall, comfortable seating, specialized lighting and air systems, and ample natural light.


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Well-Being Wednesdays

Well-Being Wednesdays encourage a culture of compassion and caring with Welly the "WellBeingU" mascot and Student Health Advisory Committee volunteers on the Main Walkway.

We Care, I Care, Let's Talk button

Mental Health First Aid

More than 700 faculty, staff and students have been certified in Mental Health First Aid, learning skills necessary to identify and assist those in need of mental health resources.

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WellBeingU Roundtables

More than 3,000 students have participated in roundtables, learning about the connection between well-being and academic success and developing action plans to improve quality of life on campus.