In conversations about marriage, employment protections and non-discrimination laws, adoption and parenting, military service or hate crimes, it can often be easy to fall back on abstract jargon or angry rhetoric that can derail discussions with those who are not … read more
Health & Wellness ResourcesThese health and wellness resources are an extensive, curated collection of tools and resources. The library includes external resources as well as resources that were developed under CCC Health & Wellness or submitted by the colleges. Search by keyword, topic, and/or audience.
The following worksheets can help you estimate SMART targets for priority audiences and overall effectiveness of targeted interventions for the entire campus population. You can replace text and percents in the yellow filled cells of the sheets not completely protected.
Transforming stress through awareness, education and collaboration.
Formerly known as the National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD), this non-profit organization supports research and provides information on schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, and autism, among other mental illnesses.
Non-profit organization that strives to assure that each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.
Established to prevent suicide on college campuses and focus on the underlying causes of suicide. Convenes higher education and government leaders as well as scientific research and mental health experts in order to design effective prevention programs that reflect the … read more
The National Behavioral Intervention Team Association (NaBITA) is an organization for the support and professional development of behavioral intervention team members.
Well-respected organization that provides education and information about sexuality and sexual and reproductive health, and advocates the right of individuals to make responsible sexual choices.
Screening tool for suicide prevention that includes a brief questionnaire and scoring instructions to assess for risk of suicide.
The Trevor Project is determined to end suicide among LGBTQ youth by providing life-saving and life-affirming resources including a nationwide, 24/7 crisis intervention lifeline, digital community, and advocacy/educational programs. 24-hour Crisis Intervention Lifeline: 866-488-7386
The first wide-ranging report from a cross-sectional national survey of LGBTQ youth across the United States. With over 34,000 respondents, it is the largest survey of LGBTQ youth mental health ever conducted and provides a critical understanding of the experiences … read more
This tip sheet provides facts about suicide and LGBTQ people, as well as ways to talk about suicide safely and accurately–and in ways that advance vital public discussions about preventing suicide among LGBTQ people and supporting their health and well-being.
Working collaboratively with the NAMI Support Technical Assistance and Resource (STAR) Center, the UIC Center developed a cultural competency toolkit for use by mental health peer-run programs and self-help groups. The toolkit is also applicable to traditional mental health and … read more
Created by the American Council on Education (ACE), this online resource is designed to help institutions of higher education build effective programs for veteran students and share information. It highlights a variety of best practices including veterans-specific orientation offerings, on-campus … read more
This free kit of materials from the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) is designed to help staff in schools, youth-serving agencies, and suicide prevention programs provide a workshop on suicide prevention among LGBT youth. Materials in the kit include a … read more
Transformation Center Example of peer support for mental health from NAMI-Massachusetts Transformation Center
A Massachusetts statewide peer-operated training, technical assistance, and peer support networking organization. We seek to transform policy and practice in communities and systems by facilitating the growth, well-being and diverse voices and expressions of people in all stages of recovering … read more
This fact sheet, adapted from the National Center for PTSD website, describes traumatic brain injury signs and symptoms, and discusses overlap with PTSD.
Cutting is the act of intentionally inflicting harm on oneself. Cutting isn’t a suicide attempt, though it may look and seem that way.
Provides veterans with benefits and services. Their Web site includes a wealth of information such as a directory of VAs across the U.S., help for PTSD, descriptions of VA benefits and facts on healthcare. Also includes a blog, which features … read more
The NASPA Disability Knowledge Community created this brief on learning and development strategies that can support all college students, but especially students with autism. It focuses on universal design strategies around anxiety, organization and time management, and social skills.