Learn about upcoming Mental Health Awareness events taking place at Rio Hondo Community College in Los Angeles, CA. Starting May 3rd, 2023, you can join other students for Zumba, Self-Care Classes, Hikes and more! For more information call 562-908-3498 Mental Health Awareness Month flier 2023 – Rio Hondo
Behavioral, Developmental, & Physical Health
#EDAW 2023 is an opportunity to center on lived experiences and eating disorder education, which are the essential catalysts for awareness and change. There are thousands of events taking place around the country – locally, nationally, and online! We encourage you to join NEDA with all their events, as well as the many other organizations […]
Like so many mental health conditions, eating disorders are on the rise. Between 2013 and 2021, eating disorder risk rose 13% among college students. There’s a lot of new research about what contributes to eating disorders and the most effective treatments for them. It’s important to make sure you—and the young people in your life—have […]
Suicide is one of the leading causes of death in teenagers, and deaths by suicide are on the rise in teens and young adults. Sometimes suicide can seem sudden, but in many cases there are signs and symptoms that someone is considering it. It’s important to know the signs so you or someone you know […]
Balancing all of life’s demands–school, work, relationships, finances–can be stressful for anyone. And on top of our everyday challenges, going through certain transitions – losing a job, experiencing a break-up, questioning one’s identity, grieving a loved one– could challenge any of us. As a friend, you are in a unique position to notice warning signs […]
Dr. Wayne Kao will discuss the current surge in aggression and violence towards the AAPI community, immigration, acculturative stress, allyship, and inclusive practices that can support the mental health of our AAPI students.
Join the CARE TA Center for our upcoming virtual conference, “Keepin’ it in the Community: The Power and Role of Collective Hope and Action for Crisis Recovery”! The Conference will run from 9:00a.m. – 5:00p.m. PT on Wednesday, June 29 and will address issues across California’s crisis continuum of care in 2022, considering the unique […]
This is a busy, sometimes exciting, sometimes nerve-wracking time in the life of a high school senior. There are social events and goodbyes, and then the unknowns and adventures of life after high school. Parents and caregivers are also experiencing their own emotional responses to the knowledge that their household is about to change, and […]
Written by John C.S. Kepner, advisor to the College Student Basic Needs Program and Trustee Board Member of Gwynedd Mercy University (GMercyU) in suburban Philadelphia. In this blog, John describes his journey of putting together a coalition of community-based organizations to address the problem of food and housing insecurity in GMercyU.
During the pandemic, eating disorder helpline calls increased by as much as 80% while the number of hospitalizations for adolescents with eating disorders more than doubled. Educators are often the first to identify signs of trouble in children and teenagers, and they can also be a powerful force in helping them get the support they […]