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.
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.
This introductory webinar will provide information regarding NAMI programs that could be offered to students and school personnel to provide support, education and advocacy.
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
Local Educational Agency (LEA) Medi-Cal Billing Option Program allows colleges to use Medi-Cal funding to cover the costs of physical and behavioral healthcare for students. Colleges that are registered as LEA Medi-Cal providers may submit reimbursement claims to the California … read more
Making the Case: County Mental Health, Community Providers, and Santa Monica College Student Mental Health Program
Santa Monica College shared the success of the CCC SMHP Regional Strategizing Forum outcomes and other mental health referral related activities.
Many California Community Colleges (CCC) have been able to build additional capacity to provide mental health services to students by entering into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with local agencies. The CCC Chancellor’s Office designed this guide to help CCC … 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
This training, conducted in American Sign Language (ASL), provides an overview of common mental health issues among college students and the role of ASL interpreters as part of the mental health team.
Are you looking for mental health services and counseling at your CCC? Are you hoping to find out what services are offered across the CCC system? This spreadsheet lists the mental health services webpage for each CCC. Updated May 2018.
This webinar presents the primary stressors and mental health concerns among today’s Latino college students. We discuss evidenced-based practices and emergent interventions to attract and retain Latino students in programs geared towards mental health and wellness. Finally, we present resources … 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
This implementation guide is intended for California Community College faculty and staff planning to conduct a paper survey for their needs assessments efforts. It includes information about survey planning, logistics, and implementation. The information presented in this guide is meant … 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. This PSA focuses on three students who … 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.
This guide is intended as a companion to a fully developed policy, and may be used as a standalone document that is easily distributed to faculty and staff. The document is easily customizable to include your campus resources and outside … read more
There is wide variation in how colleges are meeting their students’ mental health needs – from no services or limited services, to extensive services and campus-community partnerships. Depending on where your college is now, you may be unsure of how … read more
This webinar provides advice and tools for colleges interested in assessing their student mental health needs. The trainers discuss commonly used surveys, how to implement them effectively, and how to use the data findings to direct future prevention and intervention … read more
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
An hour-long discussion about Student Wellness Ambassador success strategies during the COVID-19 pandemic. This discussion provided participants an opportunity to share resources, responses, and strategies that Student Wellness Ambassadors can use to reach the CCC student body in a time … 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