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 College or Training: An Editable Toolkit for Assisting Youth with Experience in Foster Care or Homelessness
For young people with experience in foster care and homelessness, these are challenges that they may face on their own. Planning for the coming school year is complicated, and young people with experience in foster care and homelessness need our … read 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
Beyond the ACE Score: Perspectives from the NCTSN on Child Trauma and Adversity Screening and Impact
Provides an overview of the concepts of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and childhood trauma, highlights the gaps that remain in our understanding of the impact of childhood trauma and adversity on mental and physical health, and describes how these terms … 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.
Pediatrician Dr. Dayna Long and family medicine physician Dr. Erika Roshanravan share the benefits of providing trauma-informed care via telehealth and practices that primary care and behavioral health providers can use to build and strengthen connections to patients and improve … read more
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
With the launch of the Homeless Youth Handbook, advocates and California youth who are unhoused, precariously housed, or transitioning out of homelessness have gained a major new set of legal resources. A multi-year, multi-state pro bono initiative by Baker McKenzie … 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