This short video presents the primary stressors and mental health concerns among today’s Latino college students. An overview of recent trends and strategies for supporting Latino/a students in higher education in programs geared towards mental health and wellness is provided. … 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.
This publication presents some common barriers related to mental health shared by LGBTQ students and will describe how resources specific to the community college system can help support their access to mental health services.
Since 2000, the number of LGBTQ college students has more than tripled. This video describes risk and protective factors for LGBTQ students. It offers strategies to support their mental health.
Supporting School Mental Health in the Context of Racial Violence Session 1: Learning from and With Students, Caregivers, Advocates, and Systems Leaders
Learning From and With Students, Caregivers, Advocates and Systems Leaders is Session 1 of the two-part learning series Supporting School Mental Health in the Context of Racial Violence. This learning series is intended for students, families, educators and school mental … 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. The Supporting Student Veterans PSA was originally … read more
The more campus stakeholders know about student veterans and their experiences, daily stresses, and mental health issues, and the resources available to support them, the more likely our veterans will receive the benefits our nation promised in exchange for their … read more
California is home to the largest veteran population in the nation. More veterans attend community college than any other type of college. About 35,000 veterans and active duty service members were enrolled at a California Community College (CCC) in Spring … read more
This publication will present some common barriers related to mental health shared by students from historically marginalized racial and ethnic backgrounds, and will describe how resources specific to the community college system can help support their access to mental health … read more
This quick guide provides Student Ambassadors some strategies on engaging with students who may be undocumented on your campus to promote events on your campus, provide information to share on student mental health, and connect students on your campus with … read more
This publication presents some common barriers related to mental health shared by LGBTQ and will describe how resources specific to the community college system can help support their access to mental health services.
The “COVID-19 and Telemental Health Services” series explores the telemental health model, student privacy and consent concerns, technology and set-up, and training options. The impetus for this resource was a telehealth discussion through California Community Colleges Mental Health and Wellness … read more
This document provides an overview of trauma, a discussion of its impact on college students, and a variety of resources and strategies for effectively supporting students who are impacted by trauma.
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. In this PSA originally developed by Riverside … read more
The COVID19 pandemic struck American higher education in March 2020. Campuses closed, students lost jobs, and emergency resources fell far short of their needs. This new report examines the impact on the security of students’ basic needs, as well as … read more
This is a collection of articles on issues that student veterans experience and how campuses can support them.
Stay calm in the midst of all the chaos. Ten tips for college students to reduce stress.
2018–19 Student Expenses and Resources Survey: Initial Insights An Initial Look at the Obstacles Students Face Affording Higher Education
The California Student Aid Commission (CSAC), along with its partners the College Futures Foundation and Mathematica, has reinstated the triennial Student Expenses and Resources Survey (SEARS) in 2018-19, that sampled 150,000 California college students from all segments of higher education … read more
Outlines the various community-based mental health services funded by the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA).
With help from queer therapists and experts from The Trevor Project, here’s how to endure isolation with those who might not accept your identity.
The first section outlines the infrastructure that needs to be in place to build and sustain an effective mental health promotion and suicide prevention effort. The second section guides campus planners in developing a comprehensive, coordinated set of programs and … read more