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Online Counseling Services Available for UConn-WTBY Students

Clinical case manager Claudia Pina, of the Waterbury Campus Mental Health Resource Center, will be available remotely to students, faculty, and staff while UConn transitions to an online platform for the remainder of the semester. All students have access to WebEx which will be the platform used for appointments.

We know this is a time of potential increased stress and many unknowns. It is natural to feel worried and unsure. If you feel you may benefit from supportive counseling or are looking for resources in the community, please contact Claudia Pina.

If you would like to set up an appointment with Claudia Pina, the best way to contact her is via email at If you leave a confidential voicemail at 203-236-9817, she will do her best to get back to you by the end of the business day.

Please be aware that emergency protocol remains the same. If you are experiencing a clinical emergency, please dial 911 or proceed to your nearest emergency department. UConn Police are also available and will be on campus. The number to reach campus police is 860-486-4801.

To schedule an appointment, please contact:

Claudia Pina, LCSW, LADC
Case Manager
P: 203-236-9817

Common Concerns:

  • Starting college
  • Relationship Issues
  • Stress management
  • Alcohol or Drug Use/Abuse
  • Sexual Assault
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Intimate Partner Violence
  • Body Image Issues
  • Anger Management
  • Family Problems
  • Divorce/Separation
  • Life Transitions
  • Sexual Orientation

Services We Offer:

  • Assessments
  • Individual Appointments
  • Educational Materials and Resources
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Consultation and Support
  • Referrals
  • Staff Trainings
  • Wellness Programs/Workshops

Diversity Statement

The UConn Waterbury Mental Health Resource Center is committed to creating a safe and welcoming environment for the UConn Waterbury community.  We celebrate and honor the uniqueness and diversity of all individuals. We promote social justice and inclusivity throughout UConn and the broader global community through our coordination of services, collaboration with community providers, outreach, and events.


If you are on campus and require emergency psychiatric assistance, call (860) 486-4801 for UConn Police. If you are off campus and require emergency assistance, call 911 or visit your local emergency room.

Important Numbers

Info Line — Dial 211
Emergency — Dial 911
Waterbury Hospital Crisis Center — 203-573-6500
Safe Haven — 203-575-0036
Connecticut Legal Services — 203-756-8074
To report suspected child abuse or neglect — 1-800-842-2288