Microaggresions negatively impact mental and emotional well-being, with their impact often becoming more pronounced over time, and thus becoming increasingly devastating. Now, we’re proud to present a new tool to help recover and repair relationships and rebuild trust. The CALM … 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 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
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.
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.
This research publication weaves in culturally appropriate and meaningful concepts about resilience and healing while maintaining CBITS’ core cognitive-behavioral skill-building techniques. In this new adaptation, a team of experts convened by the University of Montana adapted the CBITS program for … read more
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.