Do you know any college students who are raising awareness about mental health on their campus? Please encourage them to apply for JED’s Student Voice of Mental Health Award by our new deadline: Friday, March 1. The honoree receives: A $3,000 cash scholarship, recognition on The Jed Foundation’s website, and a trip to NYC to accept the award at JED’s Annual Gala on June 5.
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California Community College Mental Health & Wellness Association (MHWA)
Register Now! Spring 2019 Conference on April 11-12 at Chabot College
The Spring 2019 Conference at Chabot College will offer training to assist the helper and those they help. Innovative session topics will include supporting students who are undocumented, the psychological impacts of racism, and how colleges are using their mental health fees.
2019 Camp Pride LGBTQ Leadership Academy July 10-14
Build and lead within an intersectional movement for equity and justice
Since 2007, Campus Pride has offered Camp Pride, the leading national summer institute for LGBTQ and ally college students, to build social justice and leadership skills – and friendships among queer and ally youth that will last a lifetime.
Bring an Active Minds Speaker to Campus
The Scholarship Opportunity includes $500 towards hosting a speaker and customized planning support.
Active Minds is offering eligible campuses a discount on a mental health speaking event through the Active Minds Speakers Bureau during Spring 2019.
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.
Guidelines for California Community College Homeless Youth Liaisons
California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office
This primer is designed to guide Homeless Youth Liaisons in their work.
Each Mind Matters Webinar Series: Is Suicide Preventable?
February 12, 2019 at 1 pm PST
This webinar will explore the complicated question: “Is suicide preventable?”
What is CalFresh?
Supplemental assistance with food benefits (if eligible)
It’s a nutrition assistance program that helps you stretch your monthly budget to purchase healthy and nutritious food.
Be True and Be You
A Basic Mental Health Guide for LGTBQ Youth
If you are, or think you might be LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, and other identities), and going through a tough time, you’re not alone. Whether you’re trying to figure out your own identity or want to learn how to talk to others, it can be hard to know where to find support.
A new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) examines food insecurity on college campuses, including efforts to reduce student hunger as well as barriers to assistance.