The National Academies report Communities in Action: Pathways to Health Equity identified 9 social determinants of health and how these determinants impact our health and the health of our communities. The report also defined health equity as the state in which everyone has the opportunity to attain full health potential and no one is disadvantaged […]
Behavioral, Developmental, & Physical Health
Local Educational Agency (LEA) Medi-Cal Billing Option Program allows colleges to use Medi-Cal funding to cover the costs of physical and behavioral healthcare for students. Colleges that are registered as LEA Medi-Cal providers may submit reimbursement claims to the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) for eligible care provided to Medi-Cal eligible students. California […]
Specific suggestions for incorporating exercise into your routine at college.
This page provides a list of characteristics of people with Asperger Syndrome, challenges they may experience in college, and clear tips for supporting these students.
ULifeline is an online source for college student mental and behavioral health resources. This page provides information about alcohol and drug abuse signs and getting help.
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.
Transforming stress through awareness, education and collaboration.
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 for each type of behavior.
Guide for understanding and helping friends or family members who have survived a rape or sexual assault.
US Department of Agriculture offers information on nutrition, health, weight management, shopping, cooking, and meal planning.