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Former foster youth students share their stories

Former foster youth students share their stories

May 13, 2018

Lauren-Michelle Hardge has lived the last several years of her young adulthood in what she calls "survival mode."   Hardge, 25, grew up in Inglewood and was put into the foster system at 6 years old...

CAPS applies new funding to improve mental health services at CSULB

Kat Schuster and Sabrina Flores

April 17, 2018

Filed under Campus, News, Today

When Kelsey Wunder began her freshman year as a business-marketing major at Cal State Long Beach, her future seemed bright. Several months later, things had changed. She began to experience a disconnection from the world around her and feelings of intense anxiety set in. So she did what every student in this situation is advised to do — walk straight over to Counseling and Psychological Services to seek advice. After ar...

Live Your Life Day provides CSULB students a chance to relax

Live Your Life Day provides CSULB students a chance to relax

April 10, 2018

Suicide is the second leading cause of death for people between the ages of 18 to 24, according to Cal State Long Beach’s Counseling and Psychological Services. That’s why dozens of booths filled the Spe...

Live Your Life Day to promote student wellness

Live Your Life Day to promote student wellness

April 4, 2018

As the midpoint of the semester crawls past, it’s not uncommon for students to feel drained and anxious. Luckily, Cal State Long Beach’s on-campus emergency assistance network will bring free massages, emotio...

Project OCEAN presents the Self-CAREousel

Project OCEAN presents the Self-CAREousel

November 29, 2017

As the fall semester comes to a close, students have no choice but to face the inevitable and upcoming stress caused by finals. The On-Campus Emergency Assistance Network, also known as Project OCEAN, set up their first ever Self-CAREousel event to help students combat stre...

Students wait longer times for CAPS counseling sessions

Matthew Ramirez, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017

Filed under Campus, News

An increase of people setting appointments for Counseling and Psychological Services at Cal State Long Beach are requiring students, staff and faculty to wait up to three weeks for scheduled appointments. Support for CAPS is expected to arrive in the form of revenue from the fee increase made by Student Health Services. Compliment explained that the money received from the fee will go toward hiring more counselors to r...