Santa Monica Community College developed this guide to help their faculty and staff identify, refer, and support students who may be experiencing distress.
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 mission of the Association for University and College Counseling Center Directors (AUCCCD) is to assist college/university directors in providing effective leadership and management of their centers, in accord with the professional principles and standards with special attention to issues … read more
The AUCCD annual Director Surveys compile data about the college counseling center workforce, center services and procedures, clinical service rates, and more.
Back to School: Toolkits to Support the Full Inclusion of Students with Early Psychosis in Higher Education: Campus Staff & Administrator Version
This toolkit is designed to guide campus professionals to help students experiencing early psychosis. The toolkit includes guidance, planning questions, legal and policy considerations, effective strategies, and more.
Back to School: Toolkits to Support the Full Inclusion of Students with Early Psychosis in Higher Education: Students & Family Version
Returning to school after hospitalization(s) or intensive treatment for psychosis might seem: completely overwhelming; difficult but doable; or no big deal. This toolkit is designed to help students and families understand what it means to return to college, navigate legal … read more
Suicide hurts all of us-parents, children, siblings, friends, lovers and spouses. The loss for society is psychological, spiritual, and financial. Understanding suicide requires looking at all of the factors that underlie this complex and intensely emotional issue and applying logic … read more
A guide for students who want to seek help for mental illnesses or emotional distress.
Behind the Asterisk*: Perspectives on Young Adult Mental Health from “Small and Hard-to-Reach” Communities
Behind the Asterisk*: Perspectives on Young Adult Mental Health from “Small and Hard-to-Reach” Communities draws from the lived experiences of marginalized youth and young adults living in poverty. Their voices are the driving force behind our policy recommendations and serve … read more
Resource toolkit that outlines several best practices and tools to reduce disparities for African-Americans, Asian/Pacific Islanders, Latinos, Native Americans, as well as Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender, Questioning (LGBTQ) populations. The toolkit is the result of over 450 behavioral health professionals, … read more
This page provides information about bipolar disorder, including signs and symptoms and ways to get help. ULifeline focuses on college mental health.
This webinar describes a process that will assist campuses in finding accessible community mental health referral sources and developing a sustainable referral network and then shares evidence based practices for student referrals and linkage to care.
Overview explains bulimia signs and symptoms, causes and effects, recovery tips, and ways to get help.
An overview of symptoms and causes, diagnosis and treatment, and self-management for bulimia nervosa.
The purpose of this Association is to enhance student success, wellness, and retention by the support and promotion of quality mental health services programs throughout the colleges of the California Community College system. California’s community colleges serve approximately 2.9 million … read more
The California Community Colleges Dreamers Project, supported by a grant from The James Irvine Foundation, was created in response to the 2017 announcement of the rescission of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy. A collaborative effort between the California … read more
The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) has retained the California Institute for Mental Health (CiMH) and the Alcohol and Drug Policy Institute (ADPI) to develop a stakeholder informed business plan for addressing critical mental health and substance use … read more
For the person in crisis, counselors online, and other facts about how to ask for help.
Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation and California’s Mental Health Services Oversight & Accountability Commission (MHSOAC) released “California Youth Mental Health: Understanding Resource Availability and Preferences,” a survey of more than 400 young people in California ages 13 to 24 … read more
The California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA) suicide prevention social marketing program is one component of the MHSA Suicide Prevention initiative, which uses a full range of strategies from Prevention to Early Intervention to prevent suicides across ages and backgrounds. … read more
This Handbook provides guidance and a mechanism by which violence, threats of violence, and behaviors that are disruptive to institutional activities may be reported, evaluated, and addressed.