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 […]
Peer Supports & Student Groups
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.
This resource provides information to help youth practice self-care. This fact sheet includes information on what it means to take care of yourself, as well as recommended hotlines and conversation starters. This resource is most helpful for youth ages 12 and older.
In 2020, MHA conducted a survey that found that 70% of students with mental health disabilities were not registered to receive accommodations. Colleges are increasingly talking about mental health as students, advocates, and leaders are pushing institutions to create mentally healthy campuses. Despite growing advocacy, students still often go without needed supports, like counseling or […]
This is your one-stop resource for comprehensive research-based information on issues related to underage drinking and binge drinking among college students.
This website provides an updated list on the latest news on COVID-19 and higher education across universities.
Evolving Minds is a mental health non-profit offering resilience and mindfulness-based educational programs for students, educators, and non-profits. They offer programming for youth leaders and educators grounded in developing resilience and mindfulness skills that build community, create a culture of care, and cultivate human connection amongst community members.
The Dibble Institute has created Mind Matters Minutes, a new, no-cost Mind Matters virtual tool for use with students in both virtual and in-person settings. Mind Matters Minutes provide teachers and direct service providers with short video practices from the Mind Matters curriculum that can easily be shared with young people. Each practice presents a […]
The premise behind Find Your Anchor is that each person needs an anchor. “Establish an anchor — a dependable, stable, secure base that you can hold on to, one that keeps you firmly planted, no matter what winds or storms may come.” Find Your Anchor doesn’t assume to be the anchor, or have all the […]