Colleges and universities need to address the mental health of students on their campuses. Poor mental health hinders students’ academic success; untreated mental health issues may lead to lower GPAs, discontinuous enrollment, and too often, lapses in enrollment. An institution’s … 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.
Founded in 2004, this non-profit organization is dedicated to helping Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and their families. Members have access to a social network, connect with other veterans, and get information on local events.
JedCampus is an online self-assessment survey program that helps colleges explore and enhance their campus mental health and suicide prevention programming. The survey makes it easy for colleges and universities to evaluate their mental health promotion and suicide prevention programming.
A statewide suicide prevention social marketing campaign built on three key messages: Know the signs. Find the words. Reach out. The Know the Signs suicide prevention campaign is culturally adapting suicide prevention outreach materials such as posters, brochures, and print, … read more
This brochure or handout describes warning signs and protective factors for suicide.
A small, branded resource card with information on LGBTQ+ suicide prevention resources
This free, self-paced course offers step-by-step guidance to help you find and interpret suicide-related data in order to target your prevention efforts effectively. The course explores a variety of commonly used data sources for information on suicide deaths and attempts, … read more
MakeTheConnection.net is an online resource designed to connect Veterans, their family members and friends, and other supporters with information, resources, and solutions to issues affecting their lives. In addition to powerful stories, MakeTheConnection.net provides information about life experiences Veterans can … read more
This flow chart is designed to help faculty and staff respond effectively to students who may be experiencing distress. It includes tips and strategies.
Know the Signs, in collaboration with Santa Clara County and the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, developed a mobile app, MY3 that connects users to their primary support networks when they have thoughts of suicide. The free app also features a … read more
Nearly 1 in 4 active duty members showed signs of a mental health condition, according to a 2014 study in JAMA Psychiatry. On this page we focus on questions that military personnel often ask, concerning treatment resources, disclosure and staying … read more
An advocacy group for people living with mental illness and their loved ones. A good source of information and resources on mental health topics.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. By dialing 1-800-273-TALK (8255), the call is routed to the nearest crisis center in our national network of … read more
Sample job description for peer mental health and suicide prevention educator.
The MSW@USC, the online Master of Social Work program at the University of Southern California published a guide that helps family and friends understand and support someone who is self-harming, as well as provide intervention strategies for loved ones.
Resource Guide for Serving Students with Psychological Disabilities in California’s Community Colleges
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 NIDA Quick Screen and NIDA-modified ASSIST are appropriate for patients age 18 or older. You may deliver it as an interview and record patient responses, or read the questions aloud and have the patient fill out responses on a … read more
Addresses how to deal with students who have problems ranging from aggression and potential violence to substance abuse, suicide and irrational behavior. Clicking on one of the problems listed leads to a page of useful information, including do’s and don’t’s … read more
A coalition of 11 non-profit, non-religious Samaritans suicide prevention centers in the United States who respond collectively to almost 250,000 calls annually. Its primary purpose is to further the Samaritans principles of befriending people who are depressed, in crisis and … read more
The Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration has a list of resources for veterans and families, including links on mental health and trauma.