Mental Health Services

Health & Wellness Services HOURS & Location


Due to the Coronavirus health crisis, there are limited services being offered on the College of Alameda campus at this time.

Remote Mental Health Counseling will be offered:

    • Monday – Thursday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    • Friday: 9a.m. – 12 p.m.
    • In-person sessions will be available by appointment only on Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Medical appointments available by phone, video, or in-person at:

    • Roots Community Health Center
      7272 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland, CA 94605

*Please call first 510-633-7077  for more information and make sure to provide your student ID.*
Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Currently, College of Alameda offers remote only mental health counseling at no additional cost to students. Services are paid for by the student health fee.  All mental health services are run or supervised by a licensed mental health counselor. Check out the toolkit below for some tips on stress management and a list of community resources:

Therapy is a safe, confidential, and collaborative experience to help you work through challenges. In order to schedule an appointment click here to fill out a request form  or call Lisa Sawadogo at #510-748-2320. Common concerns include:

  • Adjustment to college
  • Relationship Difficulties
  • Coping with crisis
  • Problems at school or work
  • Stress management
  • Difficulties sleeping
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Alcohol and/or drug use
  • Family stress
  • Grief
  • Social isolation

Other Resources


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The Mission of College of Alameda is to serve the educational needs of its diverse community by providing comprehensive and flexible programs and resources that empower students to achieve their goals.

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