The Chancellor’s Office, in partnership with the Foundation are working with the Crisis Text Line, a national organization that facilitates text-based mental health support. The goal of the collaboration is to implement a Crisis Text Line service specifically targeting California … read more
Health & Wellness ResourcesThese health and wellness resources are an extensive, curated collection of tools and resources. The library includes external resources as well as resources that were developed under CCC Health & Wellness or submitted by the colleges. Search by keyword, topic, and/or audience.
Culturally Responsive and Socially Distanced Suicide Prevention: Safety Planning and Other Resources in Pandemic Times
Dr. Heliana Ramirez discusses evidence-based strategies for suicide prevention, safety planning under social distancing orders, and the distinct factors related to suicidal crises among diverse populations during the COVID-19 pandemic. This session pays particular attention to social determinants of health … read more
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: … read more
Colleges share information about various depression screening strategies and tools you can use to identify students in need of mental health support and referrals. Participants will hear how San Diego City College uses multiple methods to recognize the symptoms of … read more
Active Minds, Inc. is a one-of-a-kind national non-profit organization that empowers students to speak openly about mental health in order to educate others, reduce stigma, and encourage help-seeking on college campuses.
Colleges will share their efforts to develop creative solutions to meet the needs of mental health awareness and services available to students. Participants will hear about these model programs, services, strategies, and tools that they could replicate at their college. … read more
Although typically seen as a time of celebration, for many the holiday season is a period of increased stress and anxiety. These stressors may be worse for some this year, as we navigate an unprecedented holiday season in the middle … read more
Navigating Risk of Suicide in the Context of Substance Misuse: Best Practices for Supporting Youth and Young Adults
This panel discussion, co-hosted with the Pacific Southwest Prevention Technology Transfer Center, highlights real-world intersections of substance misuse prevention and mental health best practices to reduce risk of suicide among youth and young adults. The session examines shared risk and … read more
The purpose of this training is to enable online classroom teachers to recognize mental health issues that students exhibit in online learning environments, respond appropriately, and make effective referrals to mental health resources that are accessible to remote learners.
Strengthening the Safety Net: Implementing a Comprehensive Approach to Student Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention Webinar
This archived webinar will outline the Suicide Prevention Resource Center/Jed Foundation Comprehensive Approach to Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Promotion, and how participants can use this model to strengthen their campus-wide suicide prevention efforts. Examples of how other campuses have … read more
This quick guide is a social media roadmap for Student Wellness Ambassadors as well as other students who do mental health and wellness outreach for their college or student club. It offers key considerations for planning, posting, and evaluating social … read more
In partnership with the University of California, Office of the President (UCOP), and Riverside Community College District, CCC SMHP has tailored five PSAs to focus on the mental health needs of CCC students. In this testimonial-style PSA, the classmates, professor, … read more
This guide is intended to help campuses assess the strength of their current suicide prevention efforts and to offer support for building a more comprehensive suicide prevention framework.
Tiara Peterkin, LCSW, reviews key elements of the psychological and social environment that increase likelihood of suicidality. To make a nuanced assessment, we must understand relevant cultural factors and their impact on an individual’s suicide risk. To that end, the … read more
Asian Americans are the fastest growing U.S. population. Between 2010 and 2015, the AAPI community increased by 72%. The AAPI population is also extremely diverse. It includes 45+ ethnic groups and 100+ languages and dialects. This video provides an overview … read more
Latino/a students make up an increasingly large portion of all students in higher education, especially in California. Latino/a students account for 16% of all undergraduates and 22% of all community college students. In California, Latino/as make up 43% of community … read more
This short video presents the primary stressors and mental health concerns among today’s Latino college students. An overview of recent trends and strategies for supporting Latino/a students in higher education in programs geared towards mental health and wellness is provided. … read more
Since 2000, the number of LGBTQ college students has more than tripled. This video describes risk and protective factors for LGBTQ students. It offers strategies to support their mental health.
California is home to the largest veteran population in the nation. More veterans attend community college than any other type of college. About 35,000 veterans and active duty service members were enrolled at a California Community College (CCC) in Spring … read more
Outlines the various community-based mental health services funded by the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA).