Every year, college students are affected by a multitude of health issues. Wellness Central, a new online health and wellness tool with content tailored to the needs of California Community College students, is now available on Canvas. Containing resources about emotional, social, physical, academic, financial, and spiritual health and wellness topics, the tool has been […]
Behavioral, Developmental, & Physical Health
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 in partnership with corporate partners and a broad range of legal services and youth support […]
Integrating Social Care into the Delivery of Health Care: Moving Upstream to Improve the Nation’s Health
Health care systems are paying increased attention to social factors, such as access to stable housing, reliable transportation, and nutritious food. These upstream social conditions help shape people’s health because they affect both the delivery and the outcomes of health care. How can services that address social needs be integrated into clinical care? What kind […]
Defining and Unpacking the Social Determinants of Health and Health Equity – A Culture of Health Webinar
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 […]
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.