Emotional Support

There are many resources available for students, faculty and staff to help with any emotional support needed.

Counseling & Psychological Services (C&PS) is a confidential resource at SDSU that provides support for survivors at any stage of their healing, from addressing immediate concerns to continuing to nurture one's emotional well-being.

  • C&PS provides the following services for survivors of sexual violence:
    Help exploring options for support
  • Crisis intervention
  • Group counseling, including RISE, a weekly support group for survivors of sexual assault and relationship violence based in trauma-focused therapy approaches
  • Short-term individual and couples therapy
  • Assistance in connecting students to long-term therapy resources

Phone Number: 619-594-5220
After Hours San Diego Access & Crisis Line: 888-724-7240
Hours: Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Calpulli Center, 4th Floor, Room. 4401
Email: [email protected] (checked during operating hours only)

RISE: Rise is a weekly supportive space for survivors of sexual assault and relationship violence, facilitated by Counseling & Psychological Services and in collaboration with the Women's Resource Center. This confidential group is open to students of all genders who are currently enrolled at SDSU. Students are welcome to drop-in as desired and are encouraged to attend as many sessions as possible.

For more information, please visit Counseling & Psychological Services at http://go.sdsu.edu/student_affairs/cps/groups-workshops.aspx or contact them at 619-594-5220.

Center for Community Solutions (CCS) Counseling Department offers individual, couple’s, family and group therapy to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking. The counseling team works with individuals of all ages, genders and sexual orientations. CCS therapists are trained in trauma-informed techniques focusing on short-term interventions to address the effects of these traumatic events.

Address: 4508 Mission Bay Drive, San Diego, CA 92109
Hours: Mon. - Fri. 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Phone: 858-272-5777
24-Hour Crisis Hotline: (888) 385-4657 (Bilingual)
Website: http://www.ccssd.org/get-help/counseling.html

The well-trained professional staff there are not only available 24 hours a day for immediate assistance regarding a psychological emergency, but are also very skilled in locating additional counseling resources in our San Diego community that are available to you.

San Diego Access & Crisis Line (free 24/7): 1-888-724-7240
Connect Online (between 4 p.m. -10 p.m.): Crisis line via online chat

The Sexual Violence Prevention Educator is a confidential resource and any details relating to your report of sexual violence will not be reported to the university without your consent.

Sexual Violence Prevention Educator and Advocate:
Jess Marshall

Student Affairs and Campus Diversity
Phone: 619-594-2348
Email: [email protected]