Sample job description for peer mental health and suicide prevention educator.
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 MSW@USC, the online Master of Social Work program at the University of Southern California published a guide that helps family and friends understand and support someone who is self-harming, as well as provide intervention strategies for loved ones.
Resource Guide for Serving Students with Psychological Disabilities in California’s Community Colleges
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
The NIDA Quick Screen and NIDA-modified ASSIST are appropriate for patients age 18 or older. You may deliver it as an interview and record patient responses, or read the questions aloud and have the patient fill out responses on a … read more
Addresses how to deal with students who have problems ranging from aggression and potential violence to substance abuse, suicide and irrational behavior. Clicking on one of the problems listed leads to a page of useful information, including do’s and don’t’s … read more
A coalition of 11 non-profit, non-religious Samaritans suicide prevention centers in the United States who respond collectively to almost 250,000 calls annually. Its primary purpose is to further the Samaritans principles of befriending people who are depressed, in crisis and … read more
The Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration has a list of resources for veterans and families, including links on mental health and trauma.
Provides immediate crisis intervention and emotional support by voice or chat in English and Spanish 24 hours a day, and employ translation services for callers speaking any other language. Additional resources for youth risk reduction, HIV concerns, drug use and … read more
This is the InDesign file for the red folder, which campuses can use to design their own campus-specific folders. Red folders provide quick resources and guidance around supporting students in distress. Supporting Resources See Something Instructions This file provides instructions … read more
This is a “red folder” customized for Fresno-Reedley colleges. The red folder initiative is a way to provide faculty and staff with quick resources and guidance for supporting students in distress.
In this toolkit, you’ll get tips on how to help young adults who may be struggling with their mental health, and best practices to have supportive conversations about everyday challenges with them. Help bring the program to life through tools … read more
Active Minds’ Send Silence Packing® exhibit has traveled the country for over a decade, reaching close to a million individuals, to end the silence that surrounds mental health and suicide and connect visitors with resources for support and action. Thanks … read more
SPRC Research to Practice Webinar, Promoting Help-Seeking Among College Students: Strategies for Suicide Prevention
This webinar will focus on one component of a comprehensive, public health approach to suicide prevention and mental health promotion on campuses: increasing student help-seeking. Presenters will share recent research findings and will describe strategies their campuses are employing to … read more
SPRC is the nation’s only federally supported resource center devoted to advancing the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention. This page provides information and resources on suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention for colleges and universities.
Substance use recovery locations.
How does that financial stress impact students’ studies, and what should educators know about these financial realities? On this podcast, two students facing these challenges share their experience as part of the series about how COVID-19 is impacting education.
Assessment tool for mental health providers that measures the risk of suicidality through the lens of risk and protective factors.
A national non-profit agency whose mission is to prevent suicide through public awareness and education, reduce stigma, and serve as a resource for those touched by suicide. SAVE utilizes a national multi-media campaign including television and radio ads, indoor and … read more
This dashboard supports suicide prevention planning by increasing public access to and awareness about trends in deaths by suicide in California.
Data, factsheets, recommended strategies, and more for preventing suicide.