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
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 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.
Recenter during these uncertain times with a free short meditation.
The Center for Deployment Psychology (CDP) trains military and civilian behavioral health professionals to provide high-quality, culturally-sensitive, evidence-based behavioral health services to military personnel, Veterans and their families.
This threat assessment inquiry checklist provides a comprehensive report format to support crisis intervention and referral.
This document outlines the campus threat assessment team’s mission statement, principles, and procedures.
People thinking of suicide often give clues when they are feeling desperate and hopeless. One clue may or may not mean a great deal, but any clue is worth exploring. Here is a list of the most common clues.
College Counseling from a Distance: Deciding Whether and When to Engage in Telemental Health Services
As technology has evolved, so too has the implementation of telemental health practices and guidelines. The idea for this guide began several years ago in reaction to the proliferation of distance education and resulting questions about expectations that clinicians would … read more
This model policy provides guiding principles and strategies for supporting students experiencing mental health challenges, including confidentiality, accommodations, services, and more.
An evidence-supported, low-burden solution is The Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS), a screening tool developed by multiple institutions, including Columbia University, with NIMH support has predicted suicide attempts – one of the foremost national priorities for prevention. Developed by a … read more
Information on combat-related stress and post-traumatic stress disorder. This resource is for veterans and their families.
If you’re experiencing feelings of worry, irritability, or low mood right now, you’re not alone.
This site features key tools to support the mental health services you provide to Veterans. You can find information on connecting with VA, understanding military culture and experience, as well as tools for working with a variety of mental health … read more
The National Council for Behavioral Health hosted a webinar to help individuals build resilience from the traumas of COVID-19 and systemic racism, as well as other traumas experienced by BIPOC.
Helps high school students and young adults understand how economic difficulties may affect them and provides suggestions on how they can cope during these uncertain times.
The County Behavioral Directors Association of California (CBHDA) is a non profit advocacy association representing the behavioral health directors from each of California’s 8 counties, as well as two cities (Berkeley and Tri-City). The mission of the County Behavioral Health … read more
Crisis intervention phone numbers, county mental health offices, intake clinics for each county.
Free app designed to provide coping tools and support resources to help during the COVID-19 pandemic. Government-developed (US Department of Veterans Affairs).
The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way students and teachers alike must navigate the world of education. Distance learning, while providing a safer environment in many communities, also has presented challenges for students, especially those experiencing homelessness. We at SchoolHouse … read more