DVC is committed to the health and wellbeing of our students. We offer a variety of free counseling services on campus, including individual Wellness appointments as well as group sessions. Our counselors welcome and encourage you to come by to talk about feelings of isolation, depression, anxiety, or anything else that may be troubling you. Our goal is to connect you to the right resources and get you the support you need.
See the options below for both our on-campus and off-campus support services as well as our contact information.
Individual wellness counseling at DVC is with The Wright Institute trainees. They are called The DVC Wellness Team. Wellness Counseling is available Monday - Friday for appointments via Zoom.
While sheltering at home, it you are not able to talk freely, you can chat online through Zoom during your session.
The DVC Wellness Team is here to offer brief therapy, which is free and students may meet with a Wellness Counselor for up to ten sessions.
DVC is excited to offer a new telehealth program for students this spring called CA Students Care. This FREE service provides access to 24/7 medical and mental telehealth care with TimelyMD. The TimelyMD telehealth Initiative is offered for one year by ASDVC in collaboration with Diablo Valley College.
The DVC Mindfulness Community for Students exists to enhance your quality of life as you pursue your educational objectives through neuroscience-based techniques that have been shown to:
It's About You
A Student Assistance Program – or SAP – is a program designed to help you cope with emotional health, family and other personal problems. Educational institutions provide an SAP to help their students be happy, healthy and productive.
When you have a problem, call your SAP. It's free! Learn more about SAP.
Crisis counselor by phone
The Contra costa crisis center is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you need someone to talk to, they are there to help you.
Talk to a crisis counselor by phone by calling 800-833-2900. Learn more at Contra costa county mental health wellness and education.
The Hope Center