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Brought to you by the Peer Education Program

We are the UCSC community’s resource for counseling, wellness, and mental health concerns. Follow us here to learn more about upcoming events, health and wellness topics, our staff, and updates from the counseling center.
The CAPS 2021-2022 blog is written by CAPS Peer Educator, Lauren Feder.

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CAPS is located at the Student Health Center and is open Monday-Friday from 8 AM-5 PM. 

CAPS offers a wide variety of FREE services:

  • Consultation & Referral

  • Individual & Group counseling 

  • Drop-in peer-led workshops

  • Psychiatric services

  • Let's Talk- drop-in 15 min counseling session with a psychologist

  • Mindfulness Arts- weekly coloring event

  • Relaxation Station

  • Crisis Assessment & Intervention- if in CRISIS, walk in or call 831-459-2628

To learn more about what is offered check

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Debunking Eating Disorder Myths

Because May is Mental Health Awareness Month I thought it would be fitting to shed light on eating disorder (ED) myths and illuminate the...

"Health" Is Not A Moral Obligation

No one is morally obligated to engage in wellness culture, diets, or “clean eating.” Diet culture is so powerful that we often find...

The Harms of Dieting

Diet culture fuels a multi-billion dollar industry that works strenuously to communicate a single message: “There is a thinner human...

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Upcoming Events

  • Stress Less Workshop
    Stress Less Workshop
    Fri, May 31
    UCSC Student Health Center
    May 31, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    UCSC Student Health Center, 1156 High St, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
    May 31, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    UCSC Student Health Center, 1156 High St, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
    Come relax and get helpful tips on how to relieve and manage stress, along with some useful resources!
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1156 High St
Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County 95064

(831) 459-2628

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