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
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 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
The WAVR-21 – Workplace Assessment of Violence Risk – is a 21-item coded instrument for the structured assessment of workplace and campus targeted violence risk.
On any given day, more than 150,000 people experience homelessness in California.
Tips for controlling compulsive binge eating triggered by emotional needs.
This report concludes with example models and frameworks to help institutional leaders create equitable and inclusive well-being supports tailored to the needs of their institution and the students they serve. This paper uses data from Wake Forest University’s spring 2019 … read more
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
Adapted from “What is PTSD?” from National Center for PTSD website: http://www.ptsd.va.gov/public/pages/what-is-ptsd.asp
The University of Texas Austin created this list of signs of emotional distress, ways to help, potential signs of crisis, and strategies for maintaining personal boundaries.
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
NCTSN has collated resources to support children, families, and communities to recover after wildfires.
This resource provides information to help youth know what words to use when talking about suicide with friends and peers. This fact sheet includes when you should ask, examples of what to say, when to get help, as well as … read more
The pandemic, political divisiveness, international conflict, civil unrest, economic instability, and more—it has all taken a toll on our mental health.
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
Youth Empowerment by Youth ERA aims to give you the knowledge you need in order to conquer the challenges you face affecting your mental health. It is home to self-help articles, resources, and original content from youth served to support … read more