This quick guide provides Student Ambassadors some strategies on engaging with students who may be undocumented on your campus to promote events on your campus, provide information to share on student mental health, and connect students on your campus with key mental health resources.
Racial/ethnic, gender, and sexual minorities often suffer from poor mental health outcomes due to multiple factors including inaccessibility of high quality mental health care services, cultural stigma surrounding mental health care, discrimination, and overall lack of awareness about mental health. The factsheets provide a snapshot of the current state of mental health of minority populations […]
Experts from the I, Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC) and the Immigrant Legal Defense (ILD) will share more the about the Supreme Court decision, its impact on DACA recipients, next steps recipients can take in light of the decision, and resources available for DACA recipients including students, faculty and staff at higher education institutions and […]
The COVID19 pandemic struck American higher education in March 2020. Campuses closed, students lost jobs, and emergency resources fell far short of their needs. This new report examines the impact on the security of students’ basic needs, as well as multiple indicators of their well-being, including employment, academic engagement, and mental health. The data come […]
The “COVID-19 and Telemental Health Services” series explores the telemental health model, student privacy and consent concerns, technology and set-up, and training options. The impetus for this resource was a telehealth discussion through California Community Colleges Mental Health and Wellness Association (MHWA) listserv, which CCC Health & Wellness explored and drew from while developing these […]
According to a new survey with 23,000 respondents from the Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice. 53% of parenting students were food insecure; 68% were housing insecure; and 17% of parenting students were homeless in the previous year. This report includes parenting students at 171 two-year institutions and 56 four-year institutions about their experiences […]
They are App Ambassadors for the suite of mental health apps developed by the Department of Veterans Affairs and its partners. These interactive mobile applications provide information, tools, assessments and support resources for people and families managing stress, anxiety, sleep disturbance, substance use and PTSD. The apps are designed to be accessible to people with […]
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance has meetings throughout California. Currently, most are meeting online via Zoom. These meetings are great for those struggling with anxiety, Major Depressive Disorder as well as Bipolar Disorder. Most people attending these groups are over 20 years of age. There is no cost, and they serve to disrupt isolation with […]
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 behavioral therapy (CBT) techniques, the goal is to get the world connecting despite the challenges […]
How does that financial stress impact students’ studies, and what should educators know about these financial realities? On this podcast, two students facing these challenges share their experience as part of the series about how COVID-19 is impacting education.