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 report concludes with example models and frameworks to help institutional leaders create equitable and inclusive well-being supports tailored to the needs of their institution and the students they serve. This paper uses data from Wake Forest University’s spring 2019 Wellbeing Assessment to unpack the differences in the subjective well-being of students with minoritized identities. […]
This report paints a picture of how campus challenges and strategic priorities persist in ways we have come to expect as “business as usual,” but also how bubbles of normalcy can burst under the force of external pressure. The pandemic has challenged a number of stubborn assumptions about higher education—e.g., that change is slow, that […]
This blog discusses the COVID-19 pandemic from a student affairs perspective. The author, Katie Treadwell, describes going on a study abroad trip during March, 2020, and struggling to navigate the early days of the lockdown. So how can campus leaders respond? Reconsider crisis preparedness, response, and recovery plans. Advocate for equal time spent planning recovery […]
JBAY Launches Statewide Training for Foster Parents
American Academy of Pediatrics Calls for Trauma-Informed Care to be Incorporated Into Children’s Health Care
The effects of trauma on children, families and their healthcare providers in a policy statement,
This dashboard supports suicide prevention planning by increasing public access to and awareness about trends in deaths by suicide in California.
Third webinar in a three-part series on cross-system collaboration between health and homeless systems of care.
On any given day, more than 150,000 people experience homelessness in California.
Offers strategies to help parents/caregivers cope with collective traumas. This resource also provides guidance on what parents/caregivers can do to care for their children.