#EDAW 2023 is an opportunity to center on lived experiences and eating disorder education, which are the essential catalysts for awareness and change. There are thousands of events taking place around the country – locally, nationally, and online! We encourage you to join NEDA with all their events, as well as the many other organizations […]
Do Eating Disorders Increase the Risk of Suicide?
Like so many mental health conditions, eating disorders are on the rise. Between 2013 and 2021, eating disorder risk rose 13% among college students. There’s a lot of new research about what contributes to eating disorders and the most effective treatments for them. It’s important to make sure you—and the young people in your life—have […]
The Institute Launches National Online Resource to Help LGBTQ Youth & Their Families
When the Family Acceptance Project (FAP) launched the first research on LGBTQ youth and families 20 years ago, they found that families have a compelling impact on their LGBTQ children’s health and well-being. This website offers a map of national programs and facilities, research on the role of families in promoting well-being for LGBTW young […]
Supporting Youth with Trauma in School
Children’s reactions to trauma can interfere considerably with learning and behavior at school. Schools serve as a critical system of support for children who have experienced trauma. Administrators, teachers, and staff can help reduce the effects of trauma on children by recognizing trauma responses, accommodating and responding to traumatized students within the classroom, and referring […]
The CalFresh Outreach (CFO) Resource Hub
The CalFresh Outreach (CFO) Resource Hub is available to all California College Campus Staff and our Far North Partners providing CalFresh Food application assistance. This collection of resources includes helpful webinars and trainings, eligibility information, documents and templates, our Campus Handbook, and more. If you have additional or case-related questions, please use our Support Desk(opens […]
LGBTQ Youth and Family Resources
Online resource for LGBTQ youth & families launches during holiday season – often a difficult fime for LGBTQ youth – to help decrease isolation, family rejection & mental health risks & increase well-being
Culture and Community: Suicide Prevention Resources for Native American Communities
This compilation of resources includes the recording of the Nov. 13, 2014 webinar describing “Culture and Community”, “Native Communities of Care”, and more. These resources present an annotated and illustrated collection of culturally relevant and responsive suicide prevention social marketing materials developed by Native groups in California and other states. The resources also provide background […]
NCTSN has collated resources to support children, families, and communities to recover after wildfires.
JED’s Point of View on Student Mental Health and Well-Being in Fall Campus Reopening
The JED Foundation Higher Education team prepared a set of recommendations to help colleges and universities as they continue to envision ways to better support the mental health and well-being of their communities during the fall reopening, in whatever format it will take for each school.
Youth Connection, a new hub of resources that are designed to help students succeed in K-12 education, higher education, and life. Written by students, for students, resources address topics such as understanding homeless definitions, getting help with financial aid (including COVID-19 relief), accessing child care, reviewing a lease, choosing and buying a cell phone plan, […]