Your physical and mental health and overall wellbeing are a top priority in the Miramar Dreamers Support Office. A variety of resources, support programs, and departments are available to students covering their basic needs like food, transportation, and hygiene needs and their physical and mental health.
Basic Needs Resource Center
The Miramar College Basic Needs Resource Center also offers students FREE groceries, pantry items, ready-to-eat meals and snacks, toiletries and clothing (when available), shower facilities for unhoused students, and information on FREE and low-cost technology and transportation resources.
Physical Health Services
Health care handled conveniently, compassionately, and cost-effectively. While serious or complicated medical conditions may be referred to providers outside of Miramar's Student Health Services for further evaluation and treatment, many services and care are given here on-campus.
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Mental Health Clinical Services
Mental Health Counseling provides short term clinical services to help students optimize their learning and growth and help students decrease stress for academic and personal success. Our mental health staff work with students to develop coping strategies and problem solving skills. Crisis intervention and referrals are also provided.
Counselors and therapists are licensed professionals in Marriage & Family Therapy and Psychology. Students can access a limited number of sessions and may be refer to community providers for those who will benefit from an extended therapeutic relationship or need long-term services, including for addictions or psychiatric medication.
If you are a currently enrolled student at Miramar College and would like to schedule an appointment with a Mental Health Counselor call 619-388-7881.
If you are struggling with overwhelming stress or are in need of immediate mental health support, call the ACCESS & CRISIS 24 Hour Hotline (SD County) at 1-888-724-7240 or text "COURAGE" to 741741. During a physical or mental health emergency call 9-1-1.
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Everyone is Protected from Discrimination - Even Undocu-Students! No one should ever put up with harassment of any kind. Learn more about your protections under Title IX here. To file an incident report, click here. For the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, click here.
211 San Diego
211 San Diego is a local nonprofit organization and the region’s trusted source for information and connections to community, health, and disaster resources. Help is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and in more than 200 languages. With a database of more than 6,000 services and resources that are updated on a real-time basis, Community Connectors help connect San Diegans to the accurate information they need.
Dial 211 from anywhere in the U.S. for information on local resources for food, housing, job support, health, human trafficking or disaster assistance.
- NAMI San Diego Helpline: 800-523-5933 or 619-543-1434
- San Diego Warm Line (peer support): 800-930-9276
- Access & Crisis Line: 888-724-7240
- Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255
- Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Crisis Hotline: 888-385-4657
- Crisis Text Line: Text "COURAGE" to 741741
Undocu-Queer: LGBTQ Resources
Intersecting identities, like being an undocumented member of the LGBTQ+ community can present additional boundaries to access and success. Many individuals come to the U.S. to escape persecution for their gender expression and/or sexual orientation. San Diego Miramar College welcomes and celebrates all members of the LGBTQ+ community regardless of status. Visit this page for more campus information and resources, including student organizations, employee resources, facilities, and policies that support LGBTQ+ students and staff.
Help is available:
- The San Diego LGBT Community Center
Emergency Services: 619-692-2077 ext. 211
- The Trevor Project
Crisis & Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-866-488-7386
- Trans Lifeline’s Hotline: 877-565-8860