Recognizing the vital hyperlink between psychological well being and pupil success all through school, Cal State Fullerton lately launched the Counseling and Psychological Companies Wellness Room.
“The success of scholars at four-year universities is not only depending on their research habits or extracurricular actions — it’s depending on their total functioning and well-being as individuals,” stated CSUF President Fram Virjee on the Sept. 26 grand opening. “The CAPS Wellness Room is an area the place college students can concentrate on their psychological well being individually, whereas being surrounded by others who’re doing the very same factor, creating a way of neighborhood.”
Born from the voices of scholars like Asha Bhattacharya ’21 (B.A. enterprise administration-marketing), the CAPS Wellness Room empowers college students to dwell a wholesome and balanced way of life whereas pursuing educational excellence.
“The CAPS Wellness Room’s core values of empowerment, compassion and advocacy for psychological well being make us a big useful resource on campus,” stated Ken Rios, CAPS Wellness Room coordinator. “We provide high quality care in an atmosphere that fosters resilience and private development towards lifelong wellness. This area is put aside from distractions for college students to take a holistic method to their well-being as they uncover, interact and observe self-care.”
Rios famous the CAPS Wellness Room is a results of CSUF’s “students-first” method.
“Asha shared her thought of a proactive psychological well being wellness room with President Virjee. The truth that that is now coming to fruition highlights the significance of pupil voices at CSUF,” he stated.
Companies within the CAPS Wellness Room, positioned in Room 1334 on the third ground of Titan Corridor, embody:
- Therapeutic massage chairs and napping pods (appointments required through TitanNet within the pupil portal)
- A mindfulness/artwork space for college students to have interaction with friends
- A yoga room, that includes instructor-led lessons
- Comfy sofas for college students to calm down
CAPS gives a wide range of wellness sources for college students at CSUF, together with psychiatric providers, wellness teaching, disaster providers and drop-in counseling teams, amongst different sources.
“All of us expertise psychological well being challenges, and gaining access to wellness sources is significant to supporting and attaining a wholesome way of life. As a neighborhood, we should do our half to destigmatize psychological well being and normalize the wholesome behavior of self-care,” stated Rios.
To entry the CAPS Wellness Room, college students should signal a consent type on the check-in desk. Go to the area’s internet web page for extra data.