Health Resources and Support

The following are just some of the many resources available on and off of campus for students seeking support around mental and physical health. If you do not find what you are looking for, please feel free to drop by the WRRC during office hours or email us for more information. 

Community Health Clinics

  • Access, Sacramento: ACCESS provides free, confidential and nonjudgmental information, referrals, peer counseling and advocacy to women seeking all kinds of reproductive health care. 1-800-376-4636
  • Communicare Health Care, Davis: Comprehensive, non-emergency, culturally diverse, primary health care services for low-income, uninsured and underinsured population of Yolo County. Patients may pay according to a sliding fee scale. Assistance is given to help patients enroll in coverage programs for which they are eligible.
  • Sutter Davis Hospital, Women's Clinic
  • Women's Health Specialists, Sacramento: Free Health Care Service. Provides confidential, compassionate, nonjudgmental health care. All birth control methods, pap smears, abortion services, STD testing and treatment, prenatal information, adoption and referrals. Free Pregnancy tests. MediCal and insurance accepted.
  • Sacramento Native American Health Center: The Medical Department at SNAHC provides basic health care for adults and children; sensitive services for teens; diagnosis and treatment for acute and chronic conditions; general health maintenance or employment; nutrition; health education; and smoking prevention/cessation education.

Health Insurance Resources

Campus

  • Student Health and Counseling Services: SHIP Benefits: SHIP is comprised of medical/mental health, dental and vision insurance coverage and is available to all registered UC Davis students, with the exception of those enrolled in the Working Professional MBA program.
  • Student Health and Counseling Services: SHIP Dependent Coverage: Undergraduate, graduate and professional students who are enrolled in UC SHIP have the option to enroll eligible dependents in a voluntary plan. The plan provides medical insurance and the option to purchase dental/vision benefits.
  • LGBTQIARC: SHIP Benefits for Transgender Students: The UC Davis' Student Health Insurance Program (SHIP) offers coverage of hormone and surgery benefits for transgender students. As part of facilitating this coverage, Counseling and Psychological Services has formed a consultation group consisting of UCD medical providers, UCD mental health providers, and community mental health providers. This group is the Consultation Team for Transgender Care (CTTC).

Regional & National

  • Family PACT: The Office of Family Planning (OFP) is charged by the California Legislature “to make available to citizens of the State who are of childbearing age comprehensive medical knowledge, assistance, and services relating to the planning of families”. The purpose of family planning is to provide women and men a means by which they decide for themselves the number, timing, and spacing of their children.
  • Covered California: Covered California™ is an easy-to-use marketplace implementing the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in California. Through Covered California, you and your family can compare affordable, quality health insurance options and choose the one that best fits your needs and budget. By law, your coverage can't be dropped or denied if you have a pre-existing medical condition or if you get sick. You may even be able to get financial assistance through Covered California to make your health coverage more affordable.

Mental Health Resources

Campus

  • Community Advising Network: Community Counselors assist all students, including those from diverse and vulnerable populations, in achieving their academic goal and addressing obstacles and areas of concern related to personal, social academic and career choices, family issues and other stress factors such as financial and work-school balance.
    • WRRC: Maia Huang, MFT, Women Center and LGBTQIA+RC’s Community Counselor
      • Stop by the Women's Center in North Hall or call 752 2727 for an appointment or email her at mhuang@shcs.ucdavis.edu
  • Student Health and Counseling Services: SHCS provides a variety of services including one-on-one counseling and group therapy, as well as a variety of educational workshops and discussions throughout the year.
  • Academic and Staff Assistance Program (ASAP): Offer confidential mental health supportive services and referral to UC Davis faculty and staff, and their immediate family members. Phone 530-752-2727. 

Regional & National

  • ACACIA Counseling Service: Acacia Counseling and Wellness is a leading provider of outpatient, university mental health support and specializes in serving university students, faculty, and staff, as well as the greater community. Acacia understands that many university counseling centers and student health centers are overwhelmed by the demand for mental health services. They provide holistic, multicultural, student-oriented mental health services that are highly accessible, affordable, and specialized for your needs. Email: davis@acaciacw.com Phone 530.206.9996
  • The Trevor Helpline, You Are Not Alone: A Free and confidential suicide prevention helpline for Gay and questioning youth that offers hope and someone to talk to 24/7 at 866 4 U TREVOR. 

Sexual Health Resources

Campus

  • Health Education and Promotion: Being informed is the first step in taking charge of your sexual health, whether or not you are currently sexually active. 

Regional & National

STI Resources

Campus

  • HIV testing at Student Health: Student Health offers HIV counseling and antibody testing during the academic year (summer session and breaks excluded). Free oral, rapid, testing is offered at Student Health on a walk-in basis, for registered UC Davis students. 
  • Anonymous HIV testing at the LGBTQIA+ RC: The LGBTQIA+ RC offers anonymous HIV counseling and antibody testing during the academic year (summer session and breaks excluded).

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