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
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.
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
FosterClub created this toolkit to help youth transitioning out of foster care develop a team of adult supporters, take inventory of current assets, identify resources, and map out a plan to meet future challenges.
An online resource for college students with information about protecting your emotional health and what to do if you or friends are struggling with mental health.
Cutting is the act of intentionally inflicting harm on oneself. Cutting isn’t a suicide attempt, though it may look and seem that way.
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.
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.
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
Tips for controlling compulsive binge eating triggered by emotional needs.
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.