Student Health Services


Student Health Services

We are a team of dedicated professionals who provide confidential health care services to LBCC students. Our primary care staff includes Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, and Health Technicians. Mental Health Services are provided by professionals licensed in Clinical Psychology and Social Work.

LBCC Student Health Services (SHS) supports student success by providing quality and accessible primary care and mental health services and education.

Student Health Services is attentive to the diverse health needs of LBCC Students. We partner with the City of Long Beach and the surrounding community to provide comprehensive clinical services to students. We engage students in making informed decisions about their healthcare, empowering them to be self-directed healthcare consumers. And we integrate health education into all aspects of the college.

PLEASE NOTE: In light of the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, we are providing additional contact information to the Behavioral Health Urgent Care and Mental Health Urgent Care in Long Beach. These offices provide Crisis Assessment, Medication Assessment, Referrals, and other medical services.
For ongoing services, you can contact your own insurance carrier/PCP for referral options. If you have no insurance, you can call ACCESS at 800-854-7771 or contact Long Beach Mental Health at 562-256-2900. They are located at 2600 Redondo Ave. (3rd Floor), Long Beach, CA 90806.
Other Resources:
  • Text COURAGE to 741741
  • Anxiety and Depression hotline: 800-273-8255
  • Didi Hirsch Suicide Hotline: 877-727-4747

Primary Care Services Provided

California State law requires all students to pay a health care fee per semester. This fee is used to fund on-campus health services and to protect students in the event of an on-campus accident. The following primary care services are FREE:

  • Birth Control Prescriptions
  • Health Care Referral
  • Over the Counter Medication
  • Pregnancy Test
  • STI Testing Referral – (e.g., LB Department of Public Health)
  • Stop Smoking/Substance Abuse Referral
  • TB Skin Testing
  • UTI Testing
  • Urgent Care

Services Available for Below-Market Costs

  • Immunizations (Flu, Hepatitis B, MMR, Td and Tdap vaccines)
  • Physical Exams
  • Glucose, Cholesterol and Hemoglobin Tests
  • Prescriptions
  • Outpatient Laboratory Testing