Drop-In Groups


With our weekly drop-in groups you may come as often as you like-- every once in a while or weekly. No need to sign up, just show up! New members are always welcome. We hope you will join us.


Alcohol and Other Drugs Harm Reduction

Facilitator: Ned Peck 

Day/Time/Location: Wednesdays 5-6pm, NHE 116

This is a harm reduction group which provides a safe, supportive and non-judgmental environment to discuss your relationship with alcohol and drugs.  Abstinence is not required.  You may attend this group as often as you like-- every once in a while or weekly. Contact Ned at (707) 826-3236 if you have questions. 

Café con Chisme

Facilitator: El Centro Staff

Day/Time/Location: Fridays 11:30 am - 1 pm, NHE 205

Café con Chisme is an open/drop-in meeting to sit together and enjoy a hot drink with pan dulce while discussing diverse topics that range from current events, campus issues, and personal/professional development. All the while sharing stories of health and well-being.

This discussion group is hosted by the LatinX center.  It is so much fun, CAPS wanted to be a part of it! 

Talking Drum

Facilitator: Cedric Aaron

Date/Time/LocationThursdays 5-7 pm, African American Center of Academic Excellence (NHE 206)

Student centered safe space that allows students to connect over issues most important to them; occasional guest faculty and staff speakers provide additional support and resources. This discussion group is a collaborative venture between CAPS & African American Center Academic Excellence. For more information feel free to call Cedric at (707) 826-3236.

Trans Support Group

Facilitators: Janiel Giraldo and Lisa Turay

Day/Time/Location: Fridays, 11:45 am - 1:15 pm, NHE 106

A group inclusive of all gender identities where people can get support, explore gender, and advocate for change on campus.

Sexual Identity Support Group

Facilitator: Lisa Turay

Day/Time/Location: Wednesdays, 6-7 pm (starting 2/12/20), Eric Rofes Multicultural Queer Resource Center (Warren House 53)

A safe space for anyone who is seeking support to explore issues regarding sexual orientation identity.

Emergency Numbers

Humboldt Public Safety
(707) 826-5555

CAPS, including after-hours phone support
(707) 826-3236

Humboldt County Mental Health
(707) 268-2900

24-Hour County Crisis Line
(707) 445-7715