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Tel: (818) 947-2918

---SUMMER 2017---

Location & Hours
Located in the Student Union Building adjacent to the Cafeteria

Tuesday -  Thursday
8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Friday - Monday
CLOSED

Psychological Services

Tel: (818) 778-5708

---SUMMER 2017---

Location & Hours
Located in the Student Union Building adjacent to the Cafeteria

Tuesday - Thursday
8:00am  6:00pm

Friday - Monday
CLOSED

Psychological services
(SUMMER WALK-IN HOURS)

Monday:
CLOSED

Tuesday:
3:00pm
4:00pm 

Wednesday: 
10:00am
11:00am 

Thursday:
9:00am
10:00am

Friday - Sunday:
CLOSED

Campus Emergency

Call Campus Sheriff 
(818) 947-2911

RELATED LINKS

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National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-TALK (8255)
suicidepreventionlifeline.org

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Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans - Health.gov/PAGuidelines

 

Adults

Adults who are physically active are healthier and less likely to develop many chronic diseases than adults who aren’t active — regardless of their gender or ethnicity.

 

Avoid Inactivity

Some physical activity is better than none — and any amount has health benefits.

 

Do Aerobic Activity

 For substantial health benefits, do one of the following:

  • 150 minutes (2 hours and 30 minutes) each week of moderate-intensity aerobic physical activity (such as brisk walking or tennis)
  • 75 minutes (1 hour and 15 minutes) each week of vigorous-intensity aerobic physical activity (such as jogging or swimming laps)
  • An equivalent combination of moderate- and vigorous-intensity aerobic physical activity

 

Do aerobic physical activity in episodes of at least 10 minutes and, if possible, spread it out through the week.

 

For even greater health benefits, do one of the following:

  • Increase moderate-intensity aerobic physical activity to 300 minutes (5 hours) each week
  • Increase vigorous-intensity aerobic physical activity for 150 minutes (2 hours and 30 minutes) each week

 

Doing more will lead to even greater health benefits.

 

Strengthen Muscles

Do muscle-strengthening activities (such as lifting weights or using resistance bands) that are moderate or high intensity and involve all major muscle groups on 2 or more days a week.

 

 

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