Welcome to Student Health Center

OUR PURPOSE

Female Student Holding booksThe Purpose of the Student Health Center is to promote students' physical, emotional, spiritual and social well-being. Services and programs are designed to help students meet their educational, career and personal goals by encouraging healthy attitudes and behavior and fostering students' responsibility for their own health.

OUR MISSION

The Student Health Center holds in high regard the worth of each culturally diverse student. Our mission is to improve the quality of life and health by providing integrated physical and psychological health services.

 

Services provided by Via Care under contract with East Los Angeles College.
For outreach, on-campus collaborations, flyers, comments, etc., please contact:
Cecilia Cruz, Student Health Center Coordinator, cruzc3@elac.edu

  Student Health Center flyer

  Mental Health & Wellness Hotlines & Resources


Upcoming Events

Yoga Sessions

Dates & Times:
Wednesdays 2/26, 3/4 @ 12:15-1:15 pm

Location: F5-204 One Zone

Dates & Times:
Wednesdays 4/1, 4/15, 5/6 @ 12:15-1:15 pm

Location: G-3 Auditorium Foyer

Description: De-stress and become one with your body at a gentle, slow paced, relaxed session of yoga. Strongly encourage attendees to bring a mat or towel to lie on.

Our Bodies Our Minds

Dates & Times:
Thursday, 4/30 at 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Location: MPR F5-201

Description: An active workshop using theater and embodied techniques to explore the mental health impacts of sexual violence on survivors and communities. There will be student panelists and on/off-campus resources. Explore the potential mental health impacts of sexual violence, ways to reduce stigma around these mental health issues, how to build more supportive campus communities for survivors of sexual violence.

Movies for Mental Health

Dates & Times:
Check back for Fall 2020 date

Location: F5-201 MPR

Description: Free food, short films, and discussion.

Sound Bath Meditation

Dates & Times:
Check back for Spring 2020 date

Location: G3 Foyer

Description: A peaceful session using vibration and frequency to relax and rejuvenate you. Best experienced lying down; bring a yoga mat. Chairs available for those who cannot or prefer not to lie down. Open to all!

Survivor Support Group for Women

Dates & Times:
Mondays 5:45-6:45pm

Location: Student Health Center F5- 302

Description: Gain coping skills to heal from past or present trauma. Open to all self-identified women who are ELAC students.

Men's Healing Circle

Dates & Times:
Tuesdays, 5:45-6:45pm

Location: Student Health Center F5- 302

Description: For all self-identified men who are ELAC students. Come learn tools to heal past or present life issues or trauma. Learn how to deal with stress and bring more success into your life!

What's the "T"?

Dates & Times:
Wednesdays 5:45-6:45pm

Location: Student Health Center F5- 302

Description: Open to all ELAC students: LGBTQ+, Allies, Questioning. Talk openly with other students about life and relationship issues related to sexual orientation. Break the cycle of rejection, build unity!

Anxiety Support Group

Dates & Times:
Mondays 4-5pm

Location: Student Health Center F5-302

Historias Program

Dates & Times:
Fridays @ 12:45-1:45 pm

Location: Student Health Center F5-302

Offers free Alcohol & Drug education and awareness. Services include HIV, STIs and HCV Testing referrals, group sessions and linkage to care + Case Management

Drugs & Alcohol Recovery Group

Dates & Times:
Thursdays 5:45-6:45pm

Location: Student Health Center F5- 302

Description: A safe space for ELAC students seeking to learn new and healthy coping skills. Share your stories, receive encouragement and support!

Medi-cal, Covered CA, My Health LA

Dates & Times:
Tuesdays: 10am – 1pm Jan 14, Jan 28, Feb 11, Feb 25, March 10, March 24, April 14, April 28, May 12, Jun 9

Location: F5 ground level

Information & sign-ups – My Health LA is available to all regardless of immigration status

CalFresh

Dates & Times:
Tuesdays: 9am -2:30pm Dec 10, Jan 7, Feb 11, Feb 25, March 10, March 24, April 14, April 28, May 12, Jun 9

Location: F5 ground level

You’ve signed up for financial aid, now sign up for food financial aid! Students who qualify receive a debit card to buy groceries.

Free HIV Testing

Dates & Times:
Check back for Spring 2020 dates

Location: E3 quad/outside Library – mobile unit