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Mental Health Counseling


The Case Manager & Mental Health Counselor  are not crisis response & are not first responders. 

If this is a life threatening emergency call 911.  If on-campus call campus police (408) 270-6468.


Case Management:

Campus Community,

Case Management is not available during the summer session.  Please consider utilizing a community resource below.

Call (866)211-6398 to access the free and private emotional-support line.  Services also include crisis assessment, goal setting, coping skills, substance use recovery groups, support groups, resources and LGBTQ support.

  • Crisis Text Line

Crisis Text Line is a free, system-wide texting lifeline available to all students, faculty, and staff. This service is specially tailored for the California Community College system; trained crisis counselors are available 24/7 to listen, support, and guide students and staff through any challenge they may face. Text "COURAGE" to 741741 to connect with a compassionate listener who understands the unique pressures of college life.

  • 988 0r 1-855-278-4204

Dial 988 from 650, 408 or 669 area codes.  All other area codes dial 1-855-278-4204 to be routed to the County of Santa Clara Suicide and Crisis Lifeline.  Trained Crisis Counselors are available to provide immediate emotional support, crisis support and community resources including County of Santa Clara Mobile Crisis teams.  Available 24/7 everyday. 



Location: Robert N. Chang Student Center, Student Health Services, First Floor, Room SC-109




Mental Health Counseling:

  • Brief Mental Health Counseling is provided on a time limited basis to all registered SJCC students who seek assistance with resolving obstacles which are limiting or interfering with the student's ability to successfully pursue a college education.
  • Provided by a Licensed clinician in a safe environment.
  • In-person and virtual Zoom appointments available.
  • Appointments are limited and availability is not guaranteed.
  • Weekly therapeutic support offered to students who may be experiencing some of the following concerns:
    • Stress Management and coping
    • Anxiety and Depression
    • Grief and loss
    • Self-image, identity and self-esteem issues
    • Family relationships and conflicts
    • Relationship distress
    • Life changes and adjustments


  • Mental Health Counselor
  • Shireena Dubey, LMFT
  • (408) 298-2181 ext. 3275
  • Summer 2024 Hours:
  • Tuesday-Thursday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Thursday 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Robert N. Chang Student Center, Counseling Department, Second Floor, Room SC-201

To schedule an appointment with a Mental Health Counselor, please call Student Health Services at (408)288-3724 or come in person to Student Health Services. 


Community mental health & Crisis resources

Call or text 988 (669, 408, 650 area codes)

Open 24/7, confidential, & free

800-704-0900 select language and then select 1 

Open 24/7, confidential, & free

Not alone flyer

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Free, available 24/7 and confidential text-based crisis counseling.

Text Renew to 741741 (English)


Hola to 741741 (Spanish).

Crisis Text line

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Please call 1-800-704-0900 and press 1 or 988 (408, 669, 650 area codes) and ask for the TRUST program if you or someone around you is experiencing concerning mental health or substance use symptoms.

All residents 18 and over eligible regardless of insurance type and insurance status. 

De-escalation, symptom support, intervention, stabilization, medical and behavioral health screening, and connection to resources provided.

The field response team can provide support over the phone and/or can respond in the community.

No law enforcement involved

Available 24 hours 7 day a week

SJCC does not endorse any of the following resources. 

These organizations do not bill insurance & require an out-of-pocket fee for each visit. Typically, the fee is on an income-based sliding fee scale and will be determined during intake.

3490 The Alameda Santa Clara, CA 95050 Call Centralized Intake Department (408) 850-6145 Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm or Register online

6529 Crown Boulevard, Suite D San Jose, CA 95120 Call (408) 972-0200 and select option 3 or email

 YWCA Silicon Valley Healing Center

375 S. 3rd St. San Jose, CA Call (408) 295-4011 ext 3151 or email 

5150 El Camino Real, Building C, suite 150 Los Altos, CA

Call 650-961-9300

Income-based sliding fee scale: Intake $25 and up, Weekly sessions $5 and up

Languages: Spanish & English. Arabic, Cantonese, & Mandarin based on therapist availability. f. Lighthouse of Hope Counseling Center

1515 Partride Ave. Sunnyvale, CA

Call (408) 589-2030 for an intake

**Income-based sliding fee-scale or private insurance based on insurance coverage

Languages: English & Spanish

Kaiser Mental Health And Wellness Services

  • For a mental health appointment in San Jose call (408) 972-3095.
  • Use the link above to find a comprehensive list of what number to call to make an appointment based on city.  
  • If you have Kaiser insurance you may be able to access free self-care apps (CALM, Ginger, Mystrength). Check the link below to see if you qualify.  
  • Kaiser offers Behavioral Health classes 

Do you have Active MediCal insurance?

a. Call 1-800-704-0900, select language and then select 2 to ask for a referral to mental health services.

b. ask your current health provider for a referral

c. Access the Behavioral Health Navigator Program

  • Offers Peer Navigators to provide personalize assistance to get help for behavioral health needs, peer guidance, and connection to County and Community based resources.
  • Email:
  • Call 1-800-704-0900, option 4
  • Drop in Centers:
    • Behavioral Health Urgent Care 871 Enborg Ct. San Jose
    • Zephyr Self Help Center 1075 E. Santa Clara St. San Jose

Various Community Resources

Next Door Solutions

Crisis support, housing including emergency shelters and supportive services to survivors and those currently experiencing domestic violence.               

24/7 Crisis line: (408)279-2962

Services Provided:

Virtual Groups & Virtual Activities

Services provided:

Individual Counseling, weekly online groups & activities

Services provided:

Individual therapy, gender affirming letters, and relational/family therapy

The TransPower Project

  • Temporary Housing Referral Line (408)385-2400 9 am-7 pm  Call here to be connected to temporary housing programs, emergency shelters, assistance to sustain current housing, and community referrals.
  • If you are between the ages of 13-24, please go to the Bill Wilson Center Drop-In Center located at: 693 S. 2nd St. 

Services available include: 

    • Access to basic necessities, such as food, clothing, personal care items, lockers, access to phone, and computer, access to showers, and washer and dryer.  
    • Connection to a Case Manager that can support with getting stable housing. 


faculty & Staff

Please complete a Student Mental Health Referral Form. In case of life threatening emergency dial 911 or contact campus police (408) 270-6468.

The Case Manager or a Mental Health Counselor will respond to the student.  The student can choose to participate or decline SJCC mental health resources.  

Email: to schedule a presentation.

  • Available during fall and spring semester.  
  • Email or call to schedule a meeting for consultation.  
  •  A trained mental health clinician can also be accessed by calling the Santa Clara County Mobile Response Team 1(800) 704-0900 & select option 2.