National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255

This is a free, 24-hour hotline that is available to anyone in crisis or distress.

Mental Health Resources for Students

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Are you a student who has questions about mental health—for yourself, for a friend, or for someone else? Do you want to get involved in California's mental health movement on your community college campus?

Visit Each Mind Matters for access to a wealth of information and resources such as:

Resources for Undocumented Students

The California State University developed this webpage as a centralized source of information for California college students who are undocumented. Some of the information is specific to CSU students, but the Legal Support Services section has contact information for local agencies statewide that can provide free immigration legal services to any students.

Directing Change Program and Student Film Contest

Congratulations to 2017 Directing Change Winners and Participants from the CCCs

Directing Change, a program of Each Mind Matters, has announced the winners of its 2017 film contest. The youth and young adult filmmakers and their advisors will be honored at a screening and award ceremony on May 11, 2017. The Directing Change Program and Film Contest engages students and young people throughout California to learn about the topics of suicide prevention and mental health in an innovative way: a film contest. Youth are challenged to critically analyze key components of suicide prevention and how best to communicate these in their films. Once created, films are used in schools and communities to raise awareness and start conversations about these topics.

Mount San Jacinto College student filmmaker AJ Dela Cruz received third place in the Youth and Young Adult - Suicide Prevention category and was recognized at the award ceremony for his film, Timeless. His advisor was Matt Leyden, Career Technical Education (CTE) Counselor/Cooperative Workforce Experience Education Coordinator at Mount San Jacinto College. We also wish to recognize the students and advisors from Riverside City College and San Bernardino Valley College who submitted films for the contest.

Active Minds Happenings

Kognito Online Suicide Prevention Training for Students


If you're interested in information that is specific to California community college students, click the links on this page to learn more about CCC mental health supports, resources, and promotion. (The rest of the CCC SMHP website is intended for faculty, staff, and administrators.) Visit your school's website for information about counseling and health services available on your campus.

Resources Supporting Student Mental Health

Resources Supporting Specific Student Populations



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