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
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.
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.
This is a detailed health services intake form that campuses can use to quickly assess student needs.
This worksheet is a task planning matrix for mental health services strategic planning. It shows how to align goals with specific tasks/activities.
This Excel spreadsheet allows campuses to track the number of students referred for different areas of concern, and also track each student.
An educational resource for college students about sex and healthy relationships.
In its commitment to increase transfer and degree and certificate attainment, the California Community Colleges Board of Governors has established a performance measurement system that tracks student success at all of California’s community colleges. The data available in this scorecard … read more
Colleges can use this sample needs assessment to collect data on their campus mental health and wellness services from student participants.
An alliance of student veteran groups on college campuses that connects groups with resources and advocates on behalf of veteran students. Has information on scholarships, internships, employment and more.
CalFresh is a state program that awards you up to $193 a month for groceries. This website provides a step-by-step online application for students to apply for CalFresh.
Recent research suggests that the combination of high and rising college prices, stagnant family incomes, and increased enrollment of lower-income students leaves many college students struggling to meet their basic needs, including adequate, regular nutrition. This report explores the lived … read more
How does that financial stress impact students’ studies, and what should educators know about these financial realities? On this podcast, two students facing these challenges share their experience as part of the series about how COVID-19 is impacting education.
David M. Joseph, PhD, compiled this list of resources that campus faculty, staff, and interested individuals can use to learn more about the experiences of veterans.
Legally, it is well-settled that while being suicidal is not a protected disability, the attendant conditions that make a person suicidal, such as depression, addiction or a mental illness are almost always seen as qualifying disabilities and therefore are protected … read more
Assessment tool for mental health providers that measures the risk of suicidality through the lens of risk and protective factors.
A national non-profit agency whose mission is to prevent suicide through public awareness and education, reduce stigma, and serve as a resource for those touched by suicide. SAVE utilizes a national multi-media campaign including television and radio ads, indoor and … read more
Data, factsheets, recommended strategies, and more for preventing suicide.
Consists of a set of awareness materials, including presentations, fact sheets, vignettes, brochures, and posters, geared toward developing multicultural competence.