Your Questions Answered
Question: What are some best practices as I prepare for winter holiday travel?
Answer: To help you stay healthy and safe during the holiday travel season, be sure to stay up to date with your COVID-19 vaccines and seasonal flu vaccine.
Question: I am looking for remote mental health support. What are some of my options?
Answer: There are several mental health resources available for campus members:
: UC San Diego’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
offers an array of programs and resources to help manage your mental health and wellness. For instance, several online-based programs for mental health—part of the Tritons Flourish Initiative—provide evidence-based intervention and interactive help at all times. All tools are free, anonymous, and only available to UC San Diego students. Learn more on the iFlourish website
. CAPS also provides 24/7 urgent or crisis counseling; call 858-534-3755 (choose option 2 outside business hours) to speak with a counselor.
: The Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP)
is a confidential Employee Assistance Program (EAP) which helps campus faculty and staff, postdoctoral and visiting scholars, UC San Diego emeriti and retirees to resolve concerns affecting personal well-being and/or job performance (make a remote appointment here
). UC San Diego Health Sciences/System employees can contact their Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provider aligned with their medical coverage for support as well. If you have a mental health emergency, dial the San Diego County Access and Crisis Line at 1-888-724-7240.