A free booklet published by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMI) is available on their website.
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.
S.A.F.E. (Self Abuse Finally Ends) Alternatives wrote this guidance for school professionals who think a student may be injuring themselves. S.A.F.E. Alternatives also provides referrals to treatment centers and a free Impulse Control Log.
This self-test offered by the Anxiety and Depression Association of America can help you determine whether you have symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorder.
Offers information and support on mental health issues for veterans, active military, and their families, including screening for PTSD, depression, and alcohol abuse.
This is the InDesign file for the red folder, which campuses can use to design their own campus-specific folders. Red folders provide quick resources and guidance around supporting students in distress. Supporting Resources See Something Instructions This file provides instructions … read more
This is a “red folder” customized for Fresno-Reedley colleges. The red folder initiative is a way to provide faculty and staff with quick resources and guidance for supporting students in distress.
Student Caffe’s page on self-injury discusses ways of coping with self-injury impulses, how to help a friend who might be self-injuring, and further resources that may help.
20 questions that will allow you to determine if you or someone you know is at risk for drug or alcohol dependence and in need of intervention and support.
Guide for understanding and helping friends or family members who have survived a rape or sexual assault.
Sidekick is a collaborative project combining the resources of six programs for CCCs under one, easy-to-use website. Each program is committed to helping you create engaging multimedia content that is accessible to all community college students.
SPRC Research to Practice Webinar, Promoting Help-Seeking Among College Students: Strategies for Suicide Prevention
This webinar will focus on one component of a comprehensive, public health approach to suicide prevention and mental health promotion on campuses: increasing student help-seeking. Presenters will share recent research findings and will describe strategies their campuses are employing to … read more
SPRC is the nation’s only federally supported resource center devoted to advancing the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention. This page provides information and resources on suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention for colleges and universities.
Website of the US Department of Health and Human Services offers information and resources on preventing and responding to bullying and cyberbullying.
Published by the APA, NASPA: Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, and the American Council on Education, the primer explains that mental health issues are a “critical component” of ensuring students’ success.
This brochure includes a guide that lists common indicators for each zone. This is not a checklist. It is not meant for diagnosing and is not comprehensive. Rather, it gives some signs to help recognize when and to what extent … read more
Everyone experiences stress differently and it can affect your mental and physical health in many different ways. Stress that you can tolerate helps you to stay focused, energetic, and alert. But when stress becomes overwhelming, it can damage your health, … read more
The Mayo Clinic website offers numerous articles on stress, medical effects of stress, and stress management.
All of us get stressed from time to time. This page teaches 74 skills that help you change your environment to reduce stress, relax when you’re under pressure, and cope when there’s nothing you can do about the situation. We … read more
Screening tool offered by Mental Health America. Site also includes information on the negative health consequences of too much stress and how to manage stress.
College student equity plans focus on increasing access, course completion, ESL and basic skills completion, degrees, certificates and transfer for all students as measured by success indicators linked to the CCC Student Success Scorecard, and other measures developed in consultation … read more