Welcome to the California Community Colleges Student Mental Health Program Website.
CCC SMHP is a statewide student mental health program being implemented within the California community colleges. CCC SMHP is one of several Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI) initiatives funded by the voter-approved Mental Health Services Act (Prop. 63) and implemented by the California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA). CalMHSA is an organization of California counties working to improve mental health outcomes for individuals, families, and communities. CCC SMHP is based on three strategic directions targeting faculty, staff, and students in all 113 California community colleges.
CCC SMHP is a partnership between the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office (CCCCO) and the Foundation for Community Colleges (Foundation).
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Mental Health Services is accepting applications applications for fiscal year (FY) 2017 Garrett Lee Smith (GLS) Campus Suicide Prevention grants. The purpose of this program is to facilitate a comprehensive public health approach to prevent suicide in institutions of higher education. The grant is designed to assist colleges and universities in building essential capacity and infrastructure to support expanded efforts to promote wellness and help-seeking of all students. Additionally, this grant will offer outreach to vulnerable students, including those experiencing substance abuse and mental health problems who are at greater risk for suicide and suicide attempts. Up to 15 awards are anticipated of up to $102,000 per year for up to 3 years.
The 2016 UC Mental Health Cultural Competency Summit will provide a space for mental health practitioners to enhance their knowledge, skills, and abilities in providing culturally mindful mental health treatment to diverse students. UC will share cutting edge strategies, successes, challenges, pitfalls, and solutions in our pursuit towards excellence. Campus mental health leadership and staff (to include psychologists, psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, primary care physicians, social workers, marriage and family therapists, case managers, administrators and all trainees) are highly encouraged to attend.
Registration closes 12/4
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The 2017 HSACCC Annual State Conference will be held at the Marriott in Mission Valley, San Diego. The conference is scheduled for February 22nd through the 24th with vendor day on Thursday, February 23rd. This year's theme will focus on Wellness: A Journey to Success.
Developed by Each Mind Matters, this collection of programs and resources was developed through Prevention and Early Intervention Initiatives of CalMHSA, funded by counties through Prop 63 (MHSA). Users can search by keyword, targe audience, program type, and general topic.
A new video has been released from CalMHSA, providing an overview on statewide prevention and early intervention projects.
Funded by CalMHSA, this program offers cost-free technical assistance to increase local adoption and promotion of existing and customized EMM tools and resources to the CCC campuses.