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Come join us in a relaxing, social, and fun zoom support group as a break from your classes. You'll learn new coping mechanisms, have check-ins, discuss ways to manage stress, academics, and have an open discussion!
Questions? Contact us at (916) 288-8535

Mondays | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM PST | ZOOM MEETING LINK:

Wednesdays | 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM PST | ZOOM MEETING LINK:



Dealing with Overwhelming Emotions
Support Group | Mondays 5-6:30pm

Learning coping skills for dealing with overwhelming emotions, urges, and cravings.

Learn what gets in the way of coping with emotions

Learn to cope ahead of stressful situations

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Mindfulness and Meditation
Support Group | Thursdays 10:30am to Noon

A safe place to experience reality through mindfulness and meditation practices.
Learn about benefits of Mindfulness
Learn about Mindfulness Practices
Practice Mindfulness and Meditation 

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Tuesdays | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM | Group ends on July 27th, 2021

Come join us in our safe space for a discussion of what wellness means to you and how you're staying afloat.
Learn from others and our facilitators, and take away new ideas, support and connections.
Questions? Contact us at (916) 288-8535
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Wellness Group
Mondays | 5:00PM - 6:00PM

What is wellness and how do we include more of it in our lives during thesechallenging times?
Drop in any Monday to connect with others, learn about wellness, and engagein life!

This is a group that would benefit Cuesta students as it is based on the Princeton University UMatter wellness wheel, which looks at supporting students in examining and developing 7 core aspects of personal wellness.

Join at |  (800) 838-1381 | Zoom ID: 87203619621

Free service to provide non-clinical emotional and crisis support for anyone struggling due to COVID-19.

Cal Voices's CCP is a part of a network of organizations and individuals that are being trained to provide virtual support to Californians experiencing stress, anxiety, and/or trauma because of COVID-19.

Peer Crisis Counselors assist individuals and communities in recovering from the effects of COVID-19 by assisting Californians in understanding their current situation and reactions, mitigating stress, developing coping strategies, providing emotional support, and encouraging linkages to resources and longer term supportive services.

Bilingual staff available- Español disponible.

Cal Voices COVID-19 Support Line (916) 288-8535
Monday – Friday | 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

CalHOPE Warm Line (833) 317-4673
24 Hours a Day, 7 Days a Week

Live Chat feature:  

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Testing is on a walk-in basis, no appointment is needed. This is surveillance testing only, intended for the testing of asymptomatic people. In accordance with Cuesta's Safe Reopening plan, if you have been recently exposed to COVID-19, or have symptoms, you should not come onto campus. You can visit your doctor for testing, or the county testing site by visiting

Click here for students information and registration

Click here for employees information and registration


You need it? We got you!

We have basic-needs items available for you at the cougar pantry. Feel free to grab what you need and help us spread the word to other students who may need them as well.

Mindfulness for Resilience

In this virtual group for all, participants will learn mindfulness practices to create a new relationship with the inner world of sensations, thoughts, feelings and emotions during a time of sheltering.
This free mindfulness support group will meet Thursday mornings and is by drop-in attendance.
11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Pacific Time
Followed by an optional 30 minutes of discussion and exploration. Sessions will meet on Zoom: 
Meeting ID: 856 6212 9297
Password: 061793

Facilitated by Dr. John Elfers, PhD, LMFT and Jyll Maxwell, MA, AMFT (LMFT Candidate)
For more information Please Contact: or

The Peer Advisory and Advocacy Team Wants You to Get Involved!

WHAT: We're an inclusive committee of folk s with lived experience hoping to connect with and empower young leaders. Join our mission of making our community a better place!

WHO: Youth PAAT is a committee of peers that work to advocate for those served by the mental health system, educate our community about mental illness, promote wellness and recovery, reduce stigma, and provide support for those living with mental illness.  Youth PAAT will serve individuals approximately 16-25, or the Transitional Age Youth (TAY) age range.

WHY: Being a member of Youth PAAT will come with a variety of opportunities: ranging from volunteering, to trainings that would strengthen a resume, to first-hand advocacy and education in our community, and so much more.

HOW: Click here to learn more and contact information

MindWise screeening

The college years are an exciting time of personal growth, but they can also bring academic, social, and financial pressures, which can worsen underlying mental health and substance use issues. By taking a brief MindWise Screening, students can learn if they have a behavioral health issue and learn signs and symptoms. Immediately following the brief questionnaire, they will see the results, recommendations, and key resources. Please, click here to learn more about this amazing tool and general ways to engage students.

Click here to take a screening.

Questions? Contact us for more information.

Prevent Seasonal Flu

The best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get vaccinated every year. This page has resources to help answer your questions about the flu vaccine.

Preguntas frecuentes sobre la influenza temporada 2020-2021 en español.

Visit The Center website if you need information about STI testing, Birth Control, Plan B, Condoms and more. Patients must call ahead to be triaged and directed regarding the process.  SLO (805) 544-2478// AG (805) 489-4026

Public Health Clinic in Paso Robles is still open to see patients for essential services.  They're open Monday- Friday 8-5 pm. You can call their phone line at (805) 237-3050.


Past Events:
Taking Control of Your Health: Women's Experience in Healthcare|Awareness Gallery|Insurance Representative
Nutritous November|Relaxation Room|Sleep Is Your Super Power|Week of Love|Winter Wellness Wonderland
Flu Clinic|Manifest|Know Your Status|Chill Out|Valentine's Celebration|The loneliness epidemic|Well-Bar
Eat the rainbow|3Tea Well-Bar|Photography contest 2019|Journey of hope 2020|Behavioral Interventions & support
Photography gallery|Rumba Class|SURVIVING 2020. Wellness During a Prolonged Pandemic |Photography contest 2020 | Valentine's month giveaway | Loneliness Epidemic 2021 |  Happy Hour with Dr. Ashley Hart | Out of the darkness virtual campus walk| Journey of Hope 2021