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Are you or somebody you care for in crisis?

If you or somebody you know is in crisis and needs immediate help please call the

Crisis & Suicide Intervention HELPLine


This is Riverside County’s Crisis hotline that is staffed with experience counselors 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

National Suicide Prevention Hotline


No matter what problems you are dealing with, they want to help you find a reason to keep living.

If you would prefer to chat online check out their website and click on the link “Click to Chat” on the right hand side. The link for their website is below:


They also have a national Disaster Distress Hotline if you are feeling anxious about recent events of mass violence.

Disaster Distress Hotline


National Crisis Text Line

Crisis Text Line is free, 24/7 support for those in crisis. Text 741741 from anywhere in the US to text with a trained Crisis Counselor. Crisis Text Line trains volunteers to support people in crisis. With over 42 million messages processed to date, we’re growing quickly, but so is the need.

Read our frequently asked questions

Palm Desert Campus

Monday thru Thursday: 8:30-4:30PM

Friday: 9-12PM

Contact: 760-776-7211

Note: TB screenings are offered Mondays and Tuesdays ONLY at the Palm Desert campus.
Results are read 48 hours later

Indio Campus Hours

 Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:30-10:30AM

Services at the Indio Campus (located in the administration offices on the second floor)
are limited to TB screening and health referrals to local agencies.

Student Health Services are available to support registered students in achieving their educational goals by maintaining optimum physical, mental and emotional health. The clinic is staffed with licensed professional nurses, and licensed mental health professionals. All services are free unless otherwise specified.

Services covered by your student health fee are:

  • health evaluations (including pregnancy, sore throat, urine and blood glucose tests)
  • first aid
  • health education and consultation
  • referrals
  • vision screening
  • process all COD student accident insurance claims
  • tuberculosis screening (TB Test)
  • mental health services
  • low cost flu vaccine
  • low cost titers for students in various health majors
  • low cost vaccines