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
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 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
There are skills that will help students thrive as you get ready to leave high school. Here you’ll find information, tools and guidance to help you feel Set to Go – whether you go to college or straight to a … read more
A Socio-Culturally, Linguistically-Responsive, and Trauma-Informed Approach to Mental Health Interpretation
Provides mental health clinicians and professional interpreters with information about a trauma-informed approach to mental health interpretation that is socio-culturally and linguistically- responsive to the needs of children and families receiving services. This resource guide describes frameworks for mental health … read more
This resource includes an overview of major areas where students on the autism spectrum might experience challenges, with ideas for accommodations and supports. It also links to a one-page overview or checklist.
Accommodating Student Veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder: Tips for Campus Faculty and Staff PDF
This report is the result of discussions during the Veterans Success Jam, held in May 2010.
This toolkit from the American College Health Association provides higher education institution to use when developing sexual violence prevention programming and responding to incidents of sexual violence experienced by members of the campus community.
ADHD makes it difficult to stay on top of the multiple tasks of daily life, especially complex tasks that require organization, planning, and sustained focus. HelpGuide provides information and strategies for families and adults experiencing ADHD.
Provides information on sexuality and reproductive health; advocates for a positive and realistic approach to adolescent sexual health.