The pandemic, political divisiveness, international conflict, civil unrest, economic instability, and more—it has all taken a toll on our mental health.
Peer Supports & Student Groups
Pilot to Practice: Lessons from Six Counties to Achieve Full Implementation of California’s New Foster Youth Tax Credit
During the pandemic, tax filing has proven to be critical as it was the means to distribute over $12 billion in emergency relief. In its recently adopted state budget, California established the Foster Youth Tax Credit, a $1,000 refundable tax credit for current and former foster youth ages 18 through 25. When fully implemented, the […]
Basic needs insecurity directly impacts a student’s ability to succeed in college. Basic needs services are part of the non-academic supports that contribute to the third pillar of the colleges’ Guided Pathways, Help students stay on their path (Chancellor’s Office, 2017). This toolkit is rooted in understanding and acknowledgement that helping students maximize the resources […]
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 webinar took place on May 11th, 2022 – Homelessness and housing insecurity have become an ever-increasing problem for college students across the country. College Housing Northwest (a nonprofit in Portland, Oregon) has been housing college students for over 50 years and is leading the way to increase regional affordable housing options. In this webinar […]
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 resource, created by Active Minds, Trevor Project, and CLASP, gives people who commit microaggressions – […]
New state laws requiring surplus edible food to be donated rather than landfilled signal a growing nationwide trend. Food banks should benefit, but need to get ready for the challenges.
This 4-part documentary film, Understanding Transition Age Youth, was developed in collaboration with partners in the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) and ReMoved Films. This film will serve as a useful awareness raising and educational resource for young people, family members, and providers. Additional resources related to this film and our Center’s public awareness […]
This resource provides information to support youth talking about suicide with friends and peers. This fact sheet includes what you can do, action words, skills for getting help, as well as myths and facts about how to help as a peer. This resource is most helpful for youth ages 12 and older.
This resource provides information to help youth know what words to use when talking about suicide with friends and peers. This fact sheet includes when you should ask, examples of what to say, when to get help, as well as next steps. This resource is most helpful for youth ages 12 and older.