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News & Announcements
My Green is Lime Green Social Media Contest
The Each Mind Matters annual social media contest is back! In March, we’ll once again invite our social media followers to help reduce stigma around mental health by showing some lime green love. It’s time to turn social media lime green!
March 1 - 31, 2020
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Aware
Beginning on January 1, 2020, eligible Medi-Cal providers can receive a $29 payment for conducting qualifying ACEs screenings for children and adults (through age 64) with full-scope Medi-Cal.
January 1, 2020 - Effective Date for Payment for ACEs Screenings
New! California Community College Mental Health Screening Tools
This document provides an overview of screening tools that can be implemented at CCC. These tools are complementary and can help your campus expand mental health service capacity at both the student and population level.
New resource from the CCC Chancellor's Office for implementing mental health screening on campus
New! Step by Step: Building Your College Mental Health Services
This tool is designed to help all CCC select strategies for establishing or growing their college’s mental health services. It includes guided reflection questions, suggested strategies and programs for every level of readiness, and further resources and trainings your college can use.
New tool from the CCC Chancellor's Office to help colleges establish and grow their mental health services
California Community Colleges #RealCollege Survey Report (March 2019)
Nearly 40,000 students from 57 CCC participated in the #RealCollege Survey from the CCC Chancellor’s Office and The Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice in fall of 2016 and 2018. Seven in 10 respondents had experienced food insecurity or housing insecurity or homelessness in the last year.
More than 50% of CCC Students Experience Food Insecurity, almost 20% Faced Homelessness
Campus Mental Health Basics: A Primer for California Community College Faculty and Staff
There is a wide spectrum of mental health conditions that impact students, ranging from mild depression, stress, and anxiety, to clinically diagnosed mental illness, including bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.
CCC Health & Wellness
- Public Service Announcement (PSA) Videos
- Supporting CCC Students in Meeting Basic Needs
- Guidelines for California Community College Homeless Youth Liaisons
- Biteable: Basic Needs – Helping Students Enroll in CalFresh
- Latinx LGBTQ+ Immigrant Youth
- Each Mind Matters Resource Center
- CCC Student Mental Health Program
- CCC Mental Health Services Grant Program
- CalFresh Outreach
- At-Risk Online Suicide Prevention Training for Students