Many students are dealing with emergency needs resulting from the COVID-19 crisis and the consequent economic downturn. The economic fallout from the crisis is likely to last months, if not years, and it is therefore crucial that students take action … 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.
This is a sample referral form (Word document) for referring students to on- and off-campus health services.
Integrating Social Care into the Delivery of Health Care: Moving Upstream to Improve the Nation’s Health
Health care systems are paying increased attention to social factors, such as access to stable housing, reliable transportation, and nutritious food. These upstream social conditions help shape people’s health because they affect both the delivery and the outcomes of health … read more
An estimated 15 percent of students suffer from depression and other mental disorders that put them at risk for suicide. Each year, 10 percent of students report that they’ve seriously considered suicide. Those who need help the most are often … read more
Colleges and universities need to address the mental health of students on their campuses. Poor mental health hinders students’ academic success; untreated mental health issues may lead to lower GPAs, discontinuous enrollment, and too often, lapses in enrollment. An institution’s … read more
Founded in 2004, this non-profit organization is dedicated to helping Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and their families. Members have access to a social network, connect with other veterans, and get information on local events.
The JED Foundation Higher Education team prepared a set of recommendations to help colleges and universities as they continue to envision ways to better support the mental health and well-being of their communities during the fall reopening, in whatever format … read more
JedCampus is an online self-assessment survey program that helps colleges explore and enhance their campus mental health and suicide prevention programming. The survey makes it easy for colleges and universities to evaluate their mental health promotion and suicide prevention programming.
The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District provides an excellent comprehensive benefits program including medical, vision, dental, life, income protection insurance, and membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS). Applicants interested in this position, send a cover letter addressing how you … read more
The public charge rule, which will be enforced starting Feb. 24, 2020, allows immigration officials to deny green cards (among other visas) if they suspect applicants could possibly use government benefits in the future. Available in multiple languages and with … read more
A statewide suicide prevention social marketing campaign built on three key messages: Know the signs. Find the words. Reach out. The Know the Signs suicide prevention campaign is culturally adapting suicide prevention outreach materials such as posters, brochures, and print, … read more
This brochure or handout describes warning signs and protective factors for suicide.
Since 2008, HSACCC conducts an annual survey of its members in community colleges student health programs. This infographic summarizes key findings. The 2019-2020 survey results were compared to 2018-19 and 2017-18 and used to: inform HSACCC members annually of service/program … read more
Developed by Hogg Foundation for Mental Health, the brochure provides a succinct introduction of the importance of appropriate language in talking about mental health conditions.
Following COVID-19 shelter in place directives, the Nod app was rapidly to provide tips, tools and prompts to help students maintain relationships while staying safe and adhering to public health precautions. Using all of the same positive psychology and cognitive … read more
LGBTQ+/Gender Centers for each California county.
A small, branded resource card with information on LGBTQ+ suicide prevention resources
Guide to coping with grief and loss from the University of Texas Counseling and Mental Health Center.
This resource from Mental Health America focuses on the mental health aspects of balancing work and school, including what to do when feeling overwhelmed.
This free, self-paced course offers step-by-step guidance to help you find and interpret suicide-related data in order to target your prevention efforts effectively. The course explores a variety of commonly used data sources for information on suicide deaths and attempts, … read more