The Trevor Project is determined to end suicide among LGBTQ youth by providing life-saving and life-affirming resources including a nationwide, 24/7 crisis intervention lifeline, digital community, and advocacy/educational programs. 24-hour Crisis Intervention Lifeline: 866-488-7386
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 first wide-ranging report from a cross-sectional national survey of LGBTQ youth across the United States. With over 34,000 respondents, it is the largest survey of LGBTQ youth mental health ever conducted and provides a critical understanding of the experiences … read more
Referrals for therapists in California that specialize in working with BIPOC teachers.
This resource provides an overview for juvenile justice staff on how to work towards creating a trauma-informed juvenile justice residential setting. This training includes four modules including trauma and delinquency; trauma’s impact on development; coping strategies; and vicarious trauma, organizational … read more
This tip sheet provides facts about suicide and LGBTQ people, as well as ways to talk about suicide safely and accurately–and in ways that advance vital public discussions about preventing suicide among LGBTQ people and supporting their health and well-being.
This SchoolHouse Connection series is focused on helping youth experiencing homelessness succeed in college. Best practices for supporting these students from institutions across the country are highlighted. These are living documents that will be updated regularly to provide new and … read more
Many institutions of higher education are designating liaisons for students experiencing homelessness. Similar to their counterparts in K-12 education, homeless higher education liaisons support students by connecting them to available resources on and off campus, and by removing barriers to … read more
Many institutions of higher education are designating liaisons for students experiencing homelessness. Similar to their counterparts in K-12 education, homeless higher education liaisons support students by connecting them to available resources on and off campus, and removing barriers to their … read more
While it’s necessary to keep up-to-date and make changes to daily life in order to help control the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), the constant news cycle coupled with social distancing measures can have a real impact on mental health. During … read more
Working collaboratively with the NAMI Support Technical Assistance and Resource (STAR) Center, the UIC Center developed a cultural competency toolkit for use by mental health peer-run programs and self-help groups. The toolkit is also applicable to traditional mental health and … read more
Created by the American Council on Education (ACE), this online resource is designed to help institutions of higher education build effective programs for veteran students and share information. It highlights a variety of best practices including veterans-specific orientation offerings, on-campus … read more
Helps educators develop a well-rounded understanding of the circumstances of newly arrived Afghan students and their families, including the challenges they may face as they seek to adapt to the American education system. This toolkit also includes core considerations for … read more
View this resource to access tools created to promote mental and emotional wellbeing – during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.
This free kit of materials from the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) is designed to help staff in schools, youth-serving agencies, and suicide prevention programs provide a workshop on suicide prevention among LGBT youth. Materials in the kit include a … read more
Transformation Center Example of peer support for mental health from NAMI-Massachusetts Transformation Center
A Massachusetts statewide peer-operated training, technical assistance, and peer support networking organization. We seek to transform policy and practice in communities and systems by facilitating the growth, well-being and diverse voices and expressions of people in all stages of recovering … read more
FosterClub created this toolkit to help youth transitioning out of foster care develop a team of adult supporters, take inventory of current assets, identify resources, and map out a plan to meet future challenges.
This workshop will begin by reviewing important themes that arise in the complex, diverse experiences of our undocumented students, such as those that deal with identity, fear, and coming out. The session will then move on to explore trauma, its … read more
The session will then move on to explore trauma, its impact on learning and behavior, as well as classroom practices faculty can adopt to increase equity.
Trauma Teletherapy for Youth in the Era of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Adapting Evidence Based Treatment Approaches
This guide was developed in consultation with a panel of trauma treatment providers and clinicians
Offers information for providers supporting transition age youth with trauma-informed guiding principles to inform their work. This fact sheet describes transition age youth and their unique experiences and six trauma-informed guiding principles to better support youth in their journey and … read more