A recent study showed that stress — more than physical illness, lack of sleep or concern for a friend or family members — was the single biggest obstacle to academic performance at college.
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.
ULifeline is an anonymous, confidential, online resource center, where college students can be comfortable searching for the information they need and want regarding emotional health.
This page is written for college students. It explains signs and symptoms of suicidal ideation or feelings, as well as how to get help.
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.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and its operating divisions offer a variety of resources and programs specifically designed to support military families.
My HealtheVet provides links to manage Veterans Affairs prescriptions, appointments, and records, as well as mental and physical health resources and screening tools.
Provides support service for veterans and their families, including housing, counseling, and career development.
Sometimes, life’s challenges can feel overwhelming, like there’s no way things can get better. When things feel unbearable, or if you’re having thoughts of ending your life, support is available. VA offers a number of programs and resources for Veterans … read more
Connect with the Veterans Crisis Line to reach caring, qualified responderswith the Department of Veterans Affairs. Many of them are Veterans themselves.
The Department of Veterans Affairs and the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline have joined with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention to create the Veterans Self-Check Quiz. This is a safe, easy way to learn whether stress and depression might be … read more
UMM’s Violence Prevention page includes posters, brochures, policies, student information resources, and more to prevent violence on campus.
The WAVR-21 – Workplace Assessment of Violence Risk – is a 21-item coded instrument for the structured assessment of workplace and campus targeted violence risk.
Tips for controlling compulsive binge eating triggered by emotional needs.
Every year, college students are affected by a multitude of health issues. Wellness Central, a new online health and wellness tool with content tailored to the needs of California Community College students, is now available on Canvas. Containing resources about … read more
Adapted from “What is PTSD?” from National Center for PTSD website: http://www.ptsd.va.gov/public/pages/what-is-ptsd.asp
The University of Texas Austin created this list of signs of emotional distress, ways to help, potential signs of crisis, and strategies for maintaining personal boundaries.
Website of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is a robust source of information and resources on domestic and intimate partner violence.
Young Invincibles was founded by a group of students in the summer of 2009, motivated by the recognition that young people’s voices were not being heard in the debate over health care reform. They advocate for the role of young … read more
YLVHE offers valuable insights from young people, ages 5-26, about how the social determinants of health – factors in the environment where people are born, live, learn, work, play, worship & age – shape their lives & communities.