The premise behind Find Your Anchor is that each person needs an anchor. “Establish an anchor — a dependable, stable, secure base that you can hold on to, one that keeps you firmly planted, no matter what winds or storms may come.” Find Your Anchor doesn’t assume to be the anchor, or have all the […]
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The new Partnering with Local Mental Health Providers to Support Foster Youth in College Toolkit documents these efforts so that California Community College support program staff, campus health center or mental health staff, county mental health agencies, and local providers can replicate these practices to remove barriers and connect students with Medi-Cal or no insurance to mental […]
This infographic is a quick, visual way to help teachers and other staff identify students who may be experiencing homelessness, as they connect with them virtually.
Free app designed to provide coping tools and support resources to help during the COVID-19 pandemic. Government-developed (US Department of Veterans Affairs).
The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way students and teachers alike must navigate the world of education. Distance learning, while providing a safer environment in many communities, also has presented challenges for students, especially those experiencing homelessness. We at SchoolHouse Connection asked our Youth Leadership Scholars to reflect on their distance learning experiences and provide […]
A suite of free apps for mental health, developed by the VA, for everyone.
Urban.org created a Data dashboard by county with 2017 date on food insecurity and other data points of relevance to California’s community colleges. This dashboard equips counties with data about their food insecurity levels and related risk factors, identifies cross-cutting opportunities for intervention, and groups counties by shared challenges. Dive into your county’s data and […]
In this toolkit, you’ll get tips on how to help young adults who may be struggling with their mental health, and best practices to have supportive conversations about everyday challenges with them. Help bring the program to life through tools and resources that both students and administrators can use to Seize the Awkward.
Each Mind Matters: California’s Mental Health Movement created the 2019 kit to help community organizations, schools, and individuals raise suicide awareness during Suicide Prevention Week. The theme of the kit this year is Finding Purpose: Taking Care of Ourselves and Others, and it includes self-care resources as well as resources in multiple languages.
Are you delivering trainings using your college’s Mental Health Support Allocation funds? The Chancellor’s Office developed a set of optional tools that you can use to gather participant feedback. You can adopt, adapt, or customize these tools for your use: The On-Site Training Evaluation (electronic Survey Monkey version and hard copy) assesses the degree to […]