CAPS Communication & Updates
The news regarding the leaked Supreme Court decision draft opinion that would strike down Roe v Wade has impacted many in our campus community and nationwide. There will be far reaching implications for the wellbeing of many across the nation including our UC Santa Barbara community.Read More About Supreme Court Leak (Roe v Wade)
In current national news, Florida’s “Parent’s Rights Education Bill” (also known as the “Don’t Say Gay” bill), and Texas’s Directive to “licensed professionals” and “members of the general public” to report to Child Protective Services parents of transgender/non-binary youth who are or may be pursuing trans-affirmative medical care have been passedRead More About CAPS Statement in Response to Recent Anti-LGBTQ+ Legislations
UCSB is a global community. The war in Ukraine is undoubtedly impacting the mental health and well-being of our campus community, especially those who live or study in Eastern Europe, those who have friends or family in Ukraine (or in neighboring border countries), those who are part of military families and/or those impacted by war in the past. CAPS recognizes the traumatic impact that armed conflict can have, even when we are not directly involved.Read More About Supporting our Campus Community Impacted by Global Events
In 1926 Dr. Carter G. Woodson, known as the “Father of Black History”, established Negro History Week to encourage people to learn about the important contributions of Black Americans. February was chosen because Dr. Woodson’s Negro Week was initially aimed at celebrating the birthdays of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln.Read More About Black History Month 2022: Black Health and Wellness
新春快乐! Happy Chinese Lunar New Year, Tet, and Seollal!
As we kick off the new cycle of the lunar calendar, the year of the Tiger might just come in time to give us the power, strength, and resilience to keep moving forward.Read More About A(nother) Lunar New Year in Pandemic
We, at Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS), stand with members of our Jewish communities against any form of antisemitism, xenophobia, oppression, or racism. We write to affirm our support for the dignity of the Jewish community and their right to be free from violence and terror.Read More About Statement Against Antisemitism and Violence Against the Jewish Community
Dear Community, Concerns over maintaining mental health and functioning have been quite salient during these past 2 year of navigating a global pandemic, in addition to the multitude of additional worldwide, national, and personal concerns that continue to evolve.Read More About Winter 2022 Updates
We at CAPS stand in solidarity with all members of our APIDA and Asian communities against any form of xenophobia, oppression, and racism.
Read More About Statement of Solidarity with APIDA and Asian Communities