Student Health Center

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Our Mission is to provide the necessary support, education and environment to help Ventura College students LIVE F.I.T.

Fearless in overcoming challenges to reach personal goals

Inspiring a healthy change on and off campus

Thriving by achieving optimal physical and mental wellbeing


 


Hours, Location, and Contact 

Hours: Monday - Thursday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm Friday 9:00 am to 1:00 pm (Closed on Fridays during summer session)

Location: CRC-108 (ground floor of the CRC bldg)

Call: 805-289-6346 to make a confidential appointment.

If you have mental or physical health concerns call or stop by. Your student health fee covers most consultations but there may be minimal charges for certain services.

 

Title IX

Keep you and your campus safe from violence and sexual assault. Click on this link to learn how.

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In case of a campus accident call campus police 805-289-6486

In case of emergency call 911

24 Hour Resources

Log onto your free online health and wellness magazine for this month's issue

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VC IS BREATHING FREE

We are a smoke free campus. See us for free nicotine patches, nicotine gum and smoking cessation counseling to help you quit.

Tips For A Healthier 2019

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Lung injury and death related to vaping

CDC recommendations: 

1. Consider refraining from using e-cigarette, or vaping, products, particularly those containing THC.

2. If you have recently used an e-cigarette, or vaping, product and you have symptoms like those reported in this outbreak, see a healthcare provider.

3. If you use e-cigarette, or vaping, products, you should: not use THC or CBD oils off the street; do not modify or add substances

4. See a healthcare provider right away if you vape and have cough, shortness of breath, chest pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea,fatigue, fever, abdominal pain
    



 

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WARNING! It may be time for some professional help if you are experiencing the following behaviors and feelings: 

  1. Trouble sleeping or concentrating that is interfering with school, work and family life.
     
  2.  Feeling down, hopeless, helpless or having self destructive thoughts most of the time.
     
  3. Using nicotine, drugs, alcohol, food, sex or gambling to cope with difficult emotions. 
     
  4. Having thoughts of suicide or homicide

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Own Your Sex Life

  1. GET TESTED!!! Protect you and your partner from disease. We provide FREE rapid HIV testing.
     
  2. Wear condoms. Condoms are the only way to protect yourself from diseases. Watch this video to learn how to put them on correctly.
     
  3. Talk about sex. It's important for you and your partner to be open and honest about how to keep yourselves safe physically and emotionally.
     
  4. Consent + Sex= Pure Bliss!