As we celebrate Mental Health Matters Month, we are focusing on how expressing ourselves in different ways can raise awareness about mental health, break down barriers between people, build our own wellness and strengthen our communities.
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Mental Health Matters Activity Guide
May is Mental Health Month
Mental Health Matters Month Activity Guide with weekly activities that can be done while practicing social distancing.
Mental Rejuvenation: A Day of Events Dedicated to Your Mental Health
May 27, 2020: College of the Canyons - May is Mental Health Month Events
Time: 2:00 – 6:00pm PT Affiliated College: College of the CanyonsPresented and Coordinated by: Active Minds, Psych. Club, and Psi Beta Honor Society 2-3pm Featuring speakers Larry Schallert, Dan Broyles, and a surprise guest speaker!3-6pm Meditation Training, Poetry Exchange, followed by fun and activities. Description: You do not want to miss out on this event! Come spend an afternoon with us as we engage in variety of activities designed to rejuvenate you mentally. Activities will include guest speakers, yoga, meditation, …
An Online Forum To Transform Access to Mental Health Data
Tuesday, April 28, 2020: 1:00pm - 3:00pm PT
Help MHSOAC better understand what you and/or your stakeholders need to know or want to learn about California mental health finances, programs, and outcomes, and how the Commission can best provide access to that information.
Are You a College Student with a Mental Health Condition? Managing the Wake of COVID: Strategies & Tools to Finish Your Semester
Thursday, Apr 16, 2020: 11:00am - 12:30pm PT Webinar
This webinar was created to help college students, who have been affected by disruptions in school due to COVID-19.
Mental Health Connector (for California Residents)
Psychological support for undocumented young people
Mental Health Connector connects undocumented young people with 1:1 psychological support
Virtual Wellness Gatherings for Undocumented People
Wednesdays and Sundays 5-6pm PT / 8-9pm ET
Virtual Wellness Gatherings help undocumented young people stay grounded and connected to one another.
Back to Basics: College Students Experiencing Homelessness
Webinar | April 14, 2020 | 10-11:15 am PT
Prior to the coronavirus outbreak, approximately 17% of college students experienced homelessness over the course of a year. In the wake of the outbreak and school closures, there is an even greater need to understand how to identify and support this vulnerable population.
Beyond the Food Pantry: Supporting #RealCollege Students During COVID19
A response guide by the Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice
A COVID-19 response guide published this week by Goldrick-Rab’s center, the Hope Center for College, Community and Justice, recommends colleges consider how dorm and dining hall closures might affect students who are home and food insecure.
My Green is Lime Green Social Media Contest
March 1 - 31, 2020
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!