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The health and well-being of students is a priority at CUSM.

CUSM employs a dedicated mental health professional to support student well-being.

Deborah L. Wright


Director of Counseling and Wellness

Assistant Professor of Medical Education

(909) 498-0646

To make an appointment with Dr. Wright, sign into Canvas and click on Counseling Resources to secure an in-person appointment or find contact information for an e-mail or phone connection

Wellness Workshops

USM provides a variety of on campus resources, seminars, and activities throughout the year in support of CUSM community wellness. Activities include
  • Budgeting and Meal Prep Workshop
  • National Depression Awareness/Screening
  • Holistic Dance and Meditation
  • De-Stress with Therapy Pups on campus.
  • Mug Painting De-Stress Event
  • November Gratitude Leaves Activity
  • Eating Healthy During The Holidays


Student Assistance Plan

CUSM provides MYgroup Student Assistance Plan to offer student and household members well-being support, including:
  • Free, confidential help with personal, work-related, or school-related concerns
  • Referrals to other sources for assistance
  • 24-hour emergency coverage
  • Sign into Canvas for access details.

Food Insufficiency

Several resources for immediate assistance can be found in Canvas.