Mental Health Support
Mental health issues can strike anyone at any time for all kinds of reasons. Now more than ever, ensuring that LTCC students, staff and faculty have access to free mental health support is critical. Whether you're struggling with school, your job, family pressures, or even with the news and events of the day, there IS help available to you that is free or low cost, completely private, and available to you when you need it. Explore the options below, and please reach out and get the help you need!
- TimelyCare is a free 24/7 mental health provider for universities and colleges that focuses on students by giving them access to mental healthcare services so they can thrive at school and in life.
- Students can access TimelyCare's services either by downloading the app (Android or Apple) or by logging into the TimelyCare website (timelycare.com/LTCC)
- From there, students can login and fill out a basic profile with their first and last name, date of birth, and their LTCC student email address.
- Students can either schedule a future appointment with a licensed therapist, or use the TalkNow feature for quick access to real support (5 minute or less to connect with a mental health professional for immediate help!)
TimelyCare offers two services, both free for LTCC students to use:
TalkNow: On demand, connect with help in 5 minutes or less, available 24/7 any day of the year. Unlimited use, can be used to talk with someone right away about stress, anxiety, depression, and difficulties you are facing as a student that require immediate help.
Scheduled Counseling: Make a free appointment with a licensed therapist that fits your schedule.
- Yes! If you are a student under the age of 18, you can call TimelyCare's customer support team along with your parent or guardian at (833) 484-6359 to get help.
- Nothing! There is no cost, and no hidden fees! No credit card or insurance information needs to be provided for students to make use of TimelyCare's services. TimelyCare hires mental health professionals who work solely with students, from high school age to adult learners. They have specific expertise in assisting with student-related stresses.
Free TimelyCare Sessions offering guided yoga and meditation are available to all students, staff and faculty. Sessions will run all summer long, every week, and are entirely free!
- Guided Meditation - Yoga Nidra promotes ways to destress, relax and practice mindfulness. You’ll be encouraged to find a quiet place to lay down and follow along through Zoom with your camera and microphone off. These sessions are 45 minutes long, every Tuesday starting June 15 at 10am. Register at Guided Meditation.
- Yoga - These 45-minute sessions include breathing techniques, postural alignment, and how to be more present in your mind, body and spirit. Students will learn how to build strength and balance by creating a solid foundation that is rooted in good alignment, body awareness, breath and heart. Every Thursday starting June 17 at 10am. Register at Yoga.
Other Student Mental Health Resources
- California Community Colleges Health & Wellness: This website, made possible by the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office (CCCCO) and the Foundation for California Community Colleges, helps students in identifying, implementing, and sustaining strategies for addressing overall health, mental health, wellness, and basic needs. Learn more about what CCCHW has to offer on their website.
- El Dorado County Mental Health: This page has a list of Mental Health and Crisis services that you can find though El Dorado County on their website.
- NAMI El Dorado County: Nami El Dorado has been serving county residents for over 20 years by providing educational classes for people and community organizations, and advocacy for improved services and supports to anyone concerned about mental illnesses and the treatment of mental illness including co-occurring substance abuse/dependency. Learn more about them on their website.
- Tahoe Youth & Family Services: Since 1971, Tahoe Youth & Family Services has provided low and no-cost mental health and substance abuse counseling services to the community. Learn more about them on their website.
National Mental Health Resources
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: A national network of local crisis centers providing free and confidential emotional support to people in a suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
- California Hope: Offers support for all people living in California. Provides crisis support for communities impacted by natural disasters as well.
- The Trevor Project: Founded in 1998 by the creators of the Academy Award®-winning short film TREVOR, The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ people under the age of 25.
LTCC Staff & Faculty Mental Health Resources
Below are mental health resources and support available to permanent employees of
LTCC through their insurance benefits:
TCSIG Medical Insurance Benefits
- LiveHealth Online gives you the ability to talk with a doctor any time of day, wherever you are. LiveHealth Online lets you have face-to-face conversations with a doctor via your computer or mobile device.
- Healthcare Bluebook is a FREE added healthcare benefit to help TCSIG members shop for care, compare facilities,
save money on healthcare services, and earn rewards.
- Download the Healthcare Bluebook app and use the mobile access code: TCSIG
- TCSIG Wellness Center: A center located in Yuba City that will serve you and your family with all of your primary care needs.
- Find more information about mental health support on the Employee Benefits webpage
More TCSIG Resources