Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 53.82
Liaison Holli Fajack
Submission Date Jan. 29, 2021

STARS v2.2

California State University, Long Beach
PA-14: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Lilian Ledesma
Sustainability Program Specialist
Beach Building Services
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Does the institution have a wellness program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all students?:

Does the institution have a wellness and/or employee assistance program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all academic staff?:

Does the institution have a wellness and/or employee assistance program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all non-academic staff?:

A brief description of the institution’s wellness and/or employee assistance program(s):

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
CAPS is a consultation service to help faculty, staff, and students meet the personal challenges associated with identifying and accomplishing academic, career, and life goals. Services include short-term counseling for individuals, group counseling, career development counseling, referral services, psychoeducational workshops, and crisis intervention. These services are provided by mental health professional and advanced psychology interns under supervision of licensed psychologists.

Project OCEAN
Project OCEAN (On-Campus Emergency Assistance Network) is a peer education program in the CAPS department that aims to increase knowledge of issues related to mental health though trainings, workshops, campus events, and peer-to-peer programs.

The Faculty & Staff Assistance Program (FSAP)
This is a free, confidential resource to help employees resolve personal, family, or work-related problems before they disrupt daily life. FSAP staff help employees explore problem areas which affect their well-being such as crisis resolution, emotional concerns (depression, anxiety), work-related concerns, family/marital/partner concerns and alcohol and drug abuse by providing problem assessment, short-term counseling, and needed referral services.

Student Recreation & Wellness Center (SRWC)
The SRWC Fitness program strives to increase members’ physical, mental and social wellness through offering free fitness assessments, personal training, a variety of free group exercise classes, instructional based classes and exercise testing. Access to the Center is included in students’ tuition and university employees are offered special membership prices at the SRWC and the Lifefit Center on campus.

LifeFit Center
The LifeFit Center provides multidisciplinary and innovative health, fitness, and social programs to promote a lifelong commitment to wellness. It also provides intergenerational relationships between students and community members by allowing students to gain experience by training CSULB faculty, staff, and community members.

USU Beach Balance
This program was created in 2019 to provide faculty, staff, and students with health and wellness services to enhance the quality of life through mental, physical, and spiritual wellbeing. Services include body massage chairs, blood pressure testing, body weight scales, and BMI testing, meditation, hammocks, art therapy and more. Beach Balance is constantly expanding and creating new special events such as Meal Prep 101, Meditation Special, Plant a Plant, DIY Wellness Hour, Dog Therapy, and Aromatherapy.

Student Emergency Intervention and Wellness Program
This comprehensive program identifies and serves at-risk students, including displaced students, food-insecure students, and any students experiencing an emergency or crisis.

Club Sports & Recreation
The department of Clubs Sports and Recreation tries to improve the quality of life for CSULB faculty, staff, and students by providing recreational and competitive clubs, fitness classes, open recreational programs. These classes and clubs include: club soccer, Sailing Club, Salsa Club, Gaming Club, Deep Water Aerobics, Pilates, and Hatha Yoga.

Student Health Services (SHS)
Student Health Services supports academic excellence by promoting physical and mental well-being, through affordable quality health services and education. Utilizing a team of dedicated professionals, SHS provide sensitive, confidential healthcare services to a diverse campus community.

Office of Wellness & Health Promotion
The Office of Wellness & Health Promotion provides health education and support to students in order to facilitate the ongoing development of healthy lifestyles.

This confidential platform is free for all CSULB students and employees. The web-based app features resources designed to support mental and physical health, as well as assisting campus community members in finding balance and event connecting with new friends.

Does the institution prohibit smoking within all occupied buildings owned or leased by the institution?:

Does the institution restrict outdoor smoking?:

Does the institution prohibit smoking and tobacco use across the entire campus?:

A copy of the institution's smoke-free policy:
The institution’s smoke-free policy:

Website URL where information about the institution’s wellness programs is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

Additional information about the programs or initiatives are available here:

Counseling and Psychological Services(CAPS)

Project OCEAN

The Faculty & Staff Assistance Program (FSAP):

Student Recreation & Wellness Center

USU Beach Balance

Student Emergency Intervention and Wellness Program: http://web.csulb.edu/divisions/students/seiwp/

Club Sports & Recreation

Student Health Services/Office of Wellness & Health Promotion


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