If you believe you need immediate assistance please call 9-1-1 CRISIS HOTLINE: 1(951) 686-HELP (4357) or the Crisis Text Line TEXT: COURAGE TO: 741741
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1(800)273-8255
*In the event of a medical emergency, on or off campus, please call 9-1-1 immediately.
Telehealth Services Available at Norco College SHPS!
In light of recent school closure related to COVID-19, we are currently not able to provide medical services on campus. Norco College is here to support you! In efforts to promote social distancing, our Telehealth services are offered via Zoom or phone call.
Our caring Mental Health Counselors work with students to overcome various personal issues in their lives, including adjustment to college life, family/relationship issues, stress, anxiety, depression, addiction, sexual assault, harassment, and more.
Here are a few things you need to know:
One-on-one personal counseling sessions are 50 minutes long.
No additional cost for registered students.
All appointments are completely confidential.
Counselors available 5 days a week.
Unsure what type of services you need, call Norco College Nurse Advice Line
Not sure where to go with questions about your Health? We're here for you!
Norco College Ask A Nurse is a free service for registered students. Our experienced nurse can help you determine if you can manage your care at home and decide what to do next. *Our Nurse is available Mondays & Wednesdays.
Call-In! Don't Walk-In Medical Care
Telehealth Care Provider - Medical Appointments by Zoom.
Our Physician, Nurse Practitioner, and Registered Nurse are available to perform basic medical care, preventative health screening, treat short-term illness, and assist students with general health-related concerns at no charge for registered students. *Our provider is available for Tele-Health Appointments on 1st & 3rd Mondays of each month.
Visit Medicat Patient Portal for 24/7 Access to Self-Scheduling for any of our services.
Norco College Student Health Portal is a secure, convenient way to manage student's private healthcare online. This free self-service health management tool can improve interactions with Student Health Center, as well as document important healthcare information like immunization records. Students are now able to schedule appointments and complete required medical forms. Medicat patient portal gives students the ability to make more informed decisions about their health.
The portal can be accessed at https://rccd.medicatconnect.com .
MEDICAT PATIENT PORTAL REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS
Flu Vaccines available at RUHS Community Centers
Click on this link for more information regarding RUHS Flu Vaccines Services
Online Wellness Resources:
EDUMED STUDENT'S GUIDE TO EATING HEALTHY IN COLLEGE: Shows students affordable, fast, and simple ways to eat healthy in college (including some great recipes). EDUMED teamed up with a registered dietitian and a nutritionist so students can hear straight from professionals who know nutritious eating best and can provide insights on trends like fad dieting in college.
WELLNESS CENTRAL: A California Community Colleges Online Education Initiative Wellness Central is a free online health and wellness resource that is available 24/7 in your space at your pace. Everything in Wellness Central is confidential and anonymous data is collected only to track audience numbers.
MINDWISE INNOVATIONS: Mental health is a key part of your overall health. Brief screenings are the quickest way to determine if you or someone you care about should connect with a mental health professional - they are a checkup from your neck up. This program is completely anonymous and confidential, and immediately following the brief questionnaire you will see your results, recommendations, and key resources.
Video: Teen Voices: Coping with the Pandemic
Video: Ambiguous Grief: Managing Emotional Losses During the Pandemic
Video: Interrupted Grief: Modifying our Rituals
COVID-19: All Resources
HEALTHCARE MARKETPLACE: Need Health Insurance? Find health coverage that fits your budget and meets your needs.
CONNECT IE: Didn't find what you were looking for on our website or downloadable handbook... Try searching for free or reduced cost services like medical care, food, job training, and more.
SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE: If you or someone you know is thinking about hurting themselves please call The Lifeline 1-800-273-8255. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
Mindfulness Apps & Podcasts Recommended by Students:
Click the icon for more information about each app or podcast
Mental Health Apps:
Check out these apps with resources like psychoeducation about anxiety and depression, sleep logs, breathing exercises, progressive muscle relaxation, crisis resources, mindfulness practice, and more! This suite of FREE apps were developed by the VA National Center for PTSD's Mobile Apps team, and are available to everyone.
PREVIOUSLY RECORDED WEBINARS & DISCUSSIONS (ACTIVE MINDS)
Norco College Student Health Services is hosting Virtual Daily Wellness Activities Monday through Thursday for our students on an ongoing basis. Come to one or all daily activities, learn and share ways to achieve balance and manage stress. Every day we will have different activities that reflect on the various topic regarding mental health and wellness.
No need to make an appointment just register for the daily activity to receive the Zoom Link.
Motivation Mondays at 11 AM
Learn ways to manage your stress, deal with test anxiety, and money other college health issues.
Click here to register.
Tranquility Tuesdays at 11 AM
Join us for some relaxation and learn ways to be more mindful.
Click here to register.
Wellness Wednesdays at 11 AM
Join us in the “Living Room,” where you can share what’s on your mind in a relaxed, safe virtual zone.
Click here to register.
Let’s Talk Thursdays at 3 PM
Learn more about behavioral health, mental illness, and ways to promote mental health.
Click here to register.
*Daily Wellness Activities will NOT take place during school holidays or when classes are not in session. For additional questions, email email@example.com
Join Norco Health Services in our Mental Wellness Month Challenge. Each week, we will practice a new strategy to practice wellness. This week, let’s commit to taking a 5-minute break each day. The 5-minute break can consist of stretching, deep breathing, positive self-talk, drawing, coloring or singing.
Click the link to identify simple ways to boost your mental health
Exercise can improve your mental health by clearing your mind, improving your sleep, enhancing self-esteem, and increasing coping skills.
To learn the 7 unexpected Mental Health benefits of exercise, click the link below
Laughter is not only a stress management technique but a simple way to connect with others. Laughter releases endorphins, a chemical in our brain that enables us to feel happy and calm. Laughing with others also improves social connection.
Visit the website below to learn the benefits of laugher.
Asking for help is a sign of strength, courage and self-awareness. Requesting help to improve your physical health and mental health can positively impact your wellbeing and academics. Schedule an appointment with pur medical or mental health professionals for your personal needs.
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