The California Community Colleges Dreamers Project, supported by a grant from The James Irvine Foundation, was created in response to the 2017 announcement of the rescission of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy. A collaborative effort between the California … 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.
With the launch of the Homeless Youth Handbook, advocates and California youth who are unhoused, precariously housed, or transitioning out of homelessness have gained a major new set of legal resources. A multi-year, multi-state pro bono initiative by Baker McKenzie … read more
The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) has retained the California Institute for Mental Health (CiMH) and the Alcohol and Drug Policy Institute (ADPI) to develop a stakeholder informed business plan for addressing critical mental health and substance use … read more
For the person in crisis, counselors online, and other facts about how to ask for help.
Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation and California’s Mental Health Services Oversight & Accountability Commission (MHSOAC) released “California Youth Mental Health: Understanding Resource Availability and Preferences,” a survey of more than 400 young people in California ages 13 to 24 … read more
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
This Handbook provides guidance and a mechanism by which violence, threats of violence, and behaviors that are disruptive to institutional activities may be reported, evaluated, and addressed.
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.
This threat assessment inquiry checklist provides a comprehensive report format to support crisis intervention and referral.
This document outlines the campus threat assessment team’s mission statement, principles, and procedures.
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.
This model policy provides guiding principles and strategies for supporting students experiencing mental health challenges, including confidentiality, accommodations, services, 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
Information on combat-related stress and post-traumatic stress disorder. This resource is for veterans and their families.
This site features key tools to support the mental health services you provide to Veterans. You can find information on connecting with VA, understanding military culture and experience, as well as tools for working with a variety of mental health … read more
The County Behavioral Directors Association of California (CBHDA) is a non profit advocacy association representing the behavioral health directors from each of California’s 8 counties, as well as two cities (Berkeley and Tri-City). The mission of the County Behavioral Health … read more
Crisis intervention phone numbers, county mental health offices, intake clinics for each county.
This booklet provides a framework for those who may encounter a troubled student or employee and identify helpful resources.
Developed by the “Know the Signs,” California’s statewide suicide prevention campaign, contains social marketing and messaging materials.
This page provides information about depression, including signs and symptoms and ways to get help. ULifeline focuses on college mental health.