Riverside City College created this quick guide to help faculty and staff identify, refer, and support students in distress. The main focus is a listing of community resources.
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.
Suicide hurts all of us-parents, children, siblings, friends, lovers and spouses. The loss for society is psychological, spiritual, and financial. Understanding suicide requires looking at all of the factors that underlie this complex and intensely emotional issue and applying logic … read more
Behind the Asterisk*: Perspectives on Young Adult Mental Health from “Small and Hard-to-Reach” Communities
Behind the Asterisk*: Perspectives on Young Adult Mental Health from “Small and Hard-to-Reach” Communities draws from the lived experiences of marginalized youth and young adults living in poverty. Their voices are the driving force behind our policy recommendations and serve … read more
Resource toolkit that outlines several best practices and tools to reduce disparities for African-Americans, Asian/Pacific Islanders, Latinos, Native Americans, as well as Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender, Questioning (LGBTQ) populations. The toolkit is the result of over 450 behavioral health professionals, … read more
Overview explains bulimia signs and symptoms, causes and effects, recovery tips, and ways to get help.
An overview of symptoms and causes, diagnosis and treatment, and self-management for bulimia nervosa.
This online toolkit includes a section on dealing with “Bullying in college and other special circumstances.”
The purpose of this Association is to enhance student success, wellness, and retention by the support and promotion of quality mental health services programs throughout the colleges of the California Community College system. California’s community colleges serve approximately 2.9 million … read more
Non-profit organization dedicated to helping people affected by problem gambling. 24-hour helpline: (800) 426-2537
Information and support for smoking cessation. Helpline number: (800) 662-2888
For the person in crisis, counselors online, and other facts about how to ask for help.
The California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA) suicide prevention social marketing program is one component of the MHSA Suicide Prevention initiative, which uses a full range of strategies from Prevention to Early Intervention to prevent suicides across ages and backgrounds. … read more
The Center for Deployment Psychology (CDP) trains military and civilian behavioral health professionals to provide high-quality, culturally-sensitive, evidence-based behavioral health services to military personnel, Veterans and their families.
Government site offers concise and reliable information about sexually transmitted diseases.
The nation’s leading non-profit organization serving individuals with ADHD and their families. CHADD has over 200 local chapters throughout the U.S. Chapters offer support for students, parents, teachers, and others.
Website of the US Department of Agriculture offers tips for eating healthy foods on a budget, daily food plans, sample menus and recipes, and various tools and resources for good nutrition.
People thinking of suicide often give clues when they are feeling desperate and hopeless. One clue may or may not mean a great deal, but any clue is worth exploring. Here is a list of the most common clues.
CUFBA was created to support existing and new campus food banks and pantries. They provide a food pantry startup toolkit, fundraising toolkit, and more.
The Organization for Autism Research (OAR) developed this handbook and online hub for college students on the autism spectrum. Topics include preparing for the transition to college, being a self-advocate, navigating social relationships, maintaining daily routines, and more.
An evidence-supported, low-burden solution is The Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS), a screening tool developed by multiple institutions, including Columbia University, with NIMH support has predicted suicide attempts – one of the foremost national priorities for prevention. Developed by a … read more