The Chancellor’s Office, in partnership with the Foundation are working with the Crisis Text Line, a national organization that facilitates text-based mental health support. The goal of the collaboration is to implement a Crisis Text Line service specifically targeting California … read more
Health & Wellness ResourcesThese health and wellness resources are an extensive, curated collection of tools and resources. The library includes external resources as well as resources that were developed under CCC Health & Wellness or submitted by the colleges. Search by keyword, topic, and/or audience.
Colleges share information about various depression screening strategies and tools you can use to identify students in need of mental health support and referrals. Participants will hear how San Diego City College uses multiple methods to recognize the symptoms of … read more
Active Minds, Inc. is a one-of-a-kind national non-profit organization that empowers students to speak openly about mental health in order to educate others, reduce stigma, and encourage help-seeking on college campuses.
Colleges will share their efforts to develop creative solutions to meet the needs of mental health awareness and services available to students. Participants will hear about these model programs, services, strategies, and tools that they could replicate at their college. … read more
The purpose of this training is to enable online classroom teachers to recognize mental health issues that students exhibit in online learning environments, respond appropriately, and make effective referrals to mental health resources that are accessible to remote learners.
Strengthening the Safety Net: Implementing a Comprehensive Approach to Student Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention Webinar
This archived webinar will outline the Suicide Prevention Resource Center/Jed Foundation Comprehensive Approach to Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Promotion, and how participants can use this model to strengthen their campus-wide suicide prevention efforts. Examples of how other campuses have … read more
In partnership with the University of California, Office of the President (UCOP), and Riverside Community College District, CCC SMHP has tailored five PSAs to focus on the mental health needs of CCC students. In this testimonial-style PSA, the classmates, professor, … read more
This guide is intended to help campuses assess the strength of their current suicide prevention efforts and to offer support for building a more comprehensive suicide prevention framework.
The first section outlines the infrastructure that needs to be in place to build and sustain an effective mental health promotion and suicide prevention effort. The second section guides campus planners in developing a comprehensive, coordinated set of programs and … read more
Riverside City College created this quick guide to help faculty and staff identify, refer, and support students in distress. The main focus is a listing of community resources.
Developed by the college Behavioral Intervention Caring Team (BICT), this guide is intended to provide guidance to staff and faculty on how to aid emotionally distressed students and offers steps on how to refer them for help.
Suicide hurts all of us-parents, children, siblings, friends, lovers and spouses. The loss for society is psychological, spiritual, and financial. Understanding suicide requires looking at all of the factors that underlie this complex and intensely emotional issue and applying logic … read more
For the person in crisis, counselors online, and other facts about how to ask for help.
If you or someone you know is in crisis, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
The California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA) suicide prevention social marketing program is one component of the MHSA Suicide Prevention initiative, which uses a full range of strategies from Prevention to Early Intervention to prevent suicides across ages and backgrounds. … read more
An evidence-supported, low-burden solution is The Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS), a screening tool developed by multiple institutions, including Columbia University, with NIMH support has predicted suicide attempts – one of the foremost national priorities for prevention. Developed by a … read more
This sample report form includes space to provide information about the incident as well as useful hints based on campus policies.
Framework for Developing Institutional Protocols for the Acutely Distressed or Suicidal College Student
This guide provides a college or university community, regardless of its size, culture, and resources, with a list of issues to consider when drafting or revising protocols relating to the management of the student in acute distress or at risk … read more
This engaging youth-oriented site uses video stories of students and high-profile artists to increase awareness about mental health issues and the importance of getting help.
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