A recent study showed that stress — more than physical illness, lack of sleep or concern for a friend or family members — was the single biggest obstacle to academic performance at college.
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.
ULifeline is an anonymous, confidential, online resource center, where college students can be comfortable searching for the information they need and want regarding emotional health.
This page is written for college students. It explains signs and symptoms of suicidal ideation or feelings, as well as how to get help.
Offers mental health providers information on understanding cultural responsiveness to racial trauma, why it matters, and what to do. This infographic defines racial trauma and cultural responsiveness, shares the effects of racial trauma and discrimination, and offers insight into how … read more
Provides veterans with benefits and services. Their Web site includes a wealth of information such as a directory of VAs across the U.S., help for PTSD, descriptions of VA benefits and facts on healthcare. Also includes a blog, which features … read more
The NASPA Disability Knowledge Community created this brief on learning and development strategies that can support all college students, but especially students with autism. It focuses on universal design strategies around anxiety, organization and time management, and social skills.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and its operating divisions offer a variety of resources and programs specifically designed to support military families.
My HealtheVet provides links to manage Veterans Affairs prescriptions, appointments, and records, as well as mental and physical health resources and screening tools.
Sometimes, life’s challenges can feel overwhelming, like there’s no way things can get better. When things feel unbearable, or if you’re having thoughts of ending your life, support is available. VA offers a number of programs and resources for Veterans … read more
Connect with the Veterans Crisis Line to reach caring, qualified responderswith the Department of Veterans Affairs. Many of them are Veterans themselves.
The Department of Veterans Affairs and the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline have joined with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention to create the Veterans Self-Check Quiz. This is a safe, easy way to learn whether stress and depression might be … read more
Tips for controlling compulsive binge eating triggered by emotional needs.
Every year, college students are affected by a multitude of health issues. Wellness Central, a new online health and wellness tool with content tailored to the needs of California Community College students, is now available on Canvas. Containing resources about … read more
This blog discusses the COVID-19 pandemic from a student affairs perspective. The author, Katie Treadwell, describes going on a study abroad trip during March, 2020, and struggling to navigate the early days of the lockdown. So how can campus leaders … read more
This report shows how colleges and universities met the challenge of emergency aid during the pandemic, drawing on a year of surveys and focus groups, fielded and conducted by The Hope Center and DVP-Praxis, that reflect the views of institutional … read more
Website of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is a robust source of information and resources on domestic and intimate partner violence.
YLVHE offers valuable insights from young people, ages 5-26, about how the social determinants of health – factors in the environment where people are born, live, learn, work, play, worship & age – shape their lives & communities.
Young people are leading the movement for change. This guide is designed for youth activists who want to organize for change. It contains tips and tools gathered from youth activists working on issues such as reproductive justice, gun violence, climate … read more
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 … read more