Welcome to Health Services!
Student Health & Psychological Services at Norco College strives to engage students in making informed decisions about their health and well-being. Health and wellness strongly correlate with academic success. Missing class due to physical or mental illness could significantly impact your academic performance and, in most cases, can be prevented. Student Health & Psychological Services are available to students currently enrolled in a minimum of one credit and who have paid the Student Health Fee.
Wilfred J. Airey Library
Fall, Winter, and Spring:
Monday - Thursday: 8 am - 4 pm
Friday: 8 am – 1 pm
Monday - Thursday: 8 am - 5 pm
Norco College Student Health & Psychological Services is available to answer your calls year-round for all your health and program needs. While we strive to be easily and readily accessible, Student Health & Psychological Services is closed on weekends, legal holidays, and days of observance.
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.
In-Person & Telehealth Services Available at Norco College SHPS!
Norco College is here to support you! In efforts to promote social distancing, we are offering both in-person and Telehealth services.
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 are available five 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.
Telehealth Care Provider - Medical Appointments by Zoom.
In-person appointments can be scheduled by calling (951)372-7046.
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.
Visit Medicat Patient Portal for 24/7 Access to Self-Scheduling for any of our services.
Norco College students have FREE, 24/7 access to virtual care services with TimelyCare — the virtual health and well-being platform from TimelyCare, designed for college students.
Students do not need insurance to access TimelyCare services. Download the app here. As part of Norco College’s partnership with TimelyCare, students have access to services in TimelyCare, including:
• MedicalNow: On-demand support for common health issues, including cold, flu, and allergies.
• TalkNow: 24/7, on-demand emotional support to talk about anything, including anxiety, relationships, depression, and school-related stressors.
• Scheduled Medical: Choose the day, time, and medical provider that best works for you.
• Psychiatry: Appointments are available through referrals.
• Self-Care Content: Visit the “Explore” page within TimelyCare for guided self-care content, including yoga and meditation sessions, as well as group conversations with our providers on a variety of health and well-being topics.
• Basic Needs Support: Access to low or reduced-cost community resources, including food and housing assistance, transit support, childcare, and finances.
Students have access to TimelyCare services 365 days a year. That means you have access during breaks, after-hours, and any time you need support! Visit timelycare.com/NorcoCollege to get started.
Norco College Student Health Portal is a secure, convenient way to manage students' 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
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.
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 1-8 00-273-8255. 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 was developed by the VA National Center for PTSD's Mobile Apps team and is available to everyone.