People thinking of suicide often give clues when they are feeling desperate and hopeless. One clue may or may not mean a great deal, but any clue is worth exploring. Here is a list of the most common clues.
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.
CUFBA was created to support existing and new campus food banks and pantries. They provide a food pantry startup toolkit, fundraising toolkit, and more.
The Organization for Autism Research (OAR) developed this handbook and online hub for college students on the autism spectrum. Topics include preparing for the transition to college, being a self-advocate, navigating social relationships, maintaining daily routines, and more.
An evidence-supported, low-burden solution is The Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS), a screening tool developed by multiple institutions, including Columbia University, with NIMH support has predicted suicide attempts – one of the foremost national priorities for prevention. Developed by a … read more
Information on combat-related stress and post-traumatic stress disorder. This resource is for veterans and their families.
Provides a list of drugs that are commonly abused (including depressants, opioids and morphine derivatives, stimulants, etc.) and provides their common and street names, how they are generally administered, and their potential health effects.
This site features key tools to support the mental health services you provide to Veterans. You can find information on connecting with VA, understanding military culture and experience, as well as tools for working with a variety of mental health … read more
Managing anger effectively is closely related to handling conflict in relationships. This site provides an overview of conflict resolution as well as techniques you can use now.
The American Psychological Association provides an in-depth report on anger management including techniques for controlling anger and self-assessment.
Covered California is where Californians can get brand-name health insurance under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Sponsored by Covered California and the California Department of Health Care Services.
Compiled by CIYJA staff, the resource guide includes general information on COVID-19, statewide resources, and regional resources.
Developed by the “Know the Signs,” California’s statewide suicide prevention campaign, contains social marketing and messaging materials.
Defining and Unpacking the Social Determinants of Health and Health Equity – A Culture of Health Webinar
The National Academies report Communities in Action: Pathways to Health Equity identified 9 social determinants of health and how these determinants impact our health and the health of our communities. The report also defined health equity as the state in … read more
DBSA offers both in-person and online support groups. As independent affiliates of DBSA in their communities, DBSA chapters offer nearly 650 peer-run support groups. They have groups for individuals with depression and bipolar disorder, parents of people with mood disorders, … read more
This is a sample referral form (Word document) for referring students to health services.
Learn the facts about the most commonly abused drugs. Each drug page includes a brief overview, street and clinical names, the effects of the drug on the brain and body, statistics and trends, and relevant publications and articles written by … read more
Booklet on drug addiction, including its effects on the brain and new approaches to preventing and treating the disease.
This one-page referral form was developed to help connect students to needed services on campus across a variety of departments.
California Community Colleges Health & Wellness collated these resources to help college faculty, staff, administrators, and students support their mental health, health, basic needs, and wellness. Please check back often as we will keep this list updated with new resources. … read more
PowerPoint presentation and training notes on sleep in college, including strategies for student services to promote better sleeping.