This primer is designed to guide Homeless Youth Liaisons in their work.
Health & Wellness News
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.
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.
February 12, 2019 at 1 pm PST
This webinar will explore the complicated question: “Is suicide preventable?”
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.
The composition and financial needs of today’s student population have changed significantly over time. Student access to SNAP is critical because food insecurity is one of the greatest threats to health, wellbeing, and academic success—especially for community college students. Read more at www.clasp.org
February 27 - March 1, 2019 ~ Palm Springs, CA
The theme for the Health Services Association California Community Colleges (HSACCC) 2019 Annual Meeting is “Blooming in the Desert: Developing Resilient Student Health Services.”
A student-led initiative is designed to reduce stigma and show solidarity with students experiencing mental health challenges. The Bandana Project was founded by a student at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and has since spread to campuses in Minnesota and Iowa. Participants wear a lime green bandana on their backpacks and carry a stack of resource cards containing mental health hotline phone numbers to pass out. Read more about The Bandana Project in the Wisconsin State Journal
March 21 – 22, 2019 ~ Monterey, CA
Planning is underway for the 2019 CCC Veterans Summit. Registration is now open, with early bird pricing available through February 22, 2019.
NAMI California's three-part Cultural and Linguistic Competence Online Curriculum
Through this interactive webinar series, participants will cover and discuss a variety of topics and case scenarios that entail cultural self-awareness, awareness of other cultural contexts, an understanding of different dynamics, development of cultural knowledge, and the ability to adapt and practice skills to fit other cultural contexts.