California community college staff/faculty and students can enroll for FREE in interactive, online trainings. Learn how to help a student in distress and specifics ways to help LGBTQIA students and VETERANS returning to campus. Student and staff versions available for all three.
Each Mind Matters: https://www.eachmindmatters.org/
Each Mind Matters is California's Mental Health Movement. Every day, millions of people face stigma related to mental health because they or their loved ones are facing a challenge.
Safe zone: https://thesafezoneproject.com/
The Student Health Center strives to be a welcoming and inclusive space for LGBTQIAPK+ students, as well as helping to organize trainings for the entire campus.
Trans Lifeline: https://translifeline.org/
Trans Lifeline (877-565-8860) is a national trans-led 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to improving the quality of trans lives by responding to the critical needs of the community with direct service, material support, advocacy, and education. Their vision is to fight the epidemic of trans suicide and improve overall life-outcomes of trans people by facilitating justice-oriented, collective community aid.
Mental Health Foundation Podcast: A series in which we bring to you a range of mental health topics, real life stories, expert comments and mental health tips.
Simple. Real. Wellness! Podcast: Dr. Tyrone Ceaser: My life of foster care, sports, family violence, austerity, and athletics - molded the man I am today. Now after completing a PhD. in the mechanics of human physiology and stress, he share is thoughts on wellness in this podcast series.
Self-Created Podcast: Self-Created is a weekly podcast featuring the random ramblings of two Geminis who love all things culture, beauty, health, and local. Listen as Jernell and Shanika discuss their hangups and victories, prioritize their favorite thrift store, all while keeping their #ChakrasInCheck.
Mental Health News Radio Network: Keeping it real about mental health, mental illness, addiction recovery and the business of behavioral health. Our guests and listeners are from all over the globe and all walks of life. The signature show on Mental Health News Radio Network - the world's first podcast network dedicated to our favorite subject: Mental Health!
Breaking the stigma - Kitty Westin
Suicide leads to over 44,000 deaths each year in the U.S. Stigma against people with mental illness is a major contributor to this unacceptably high mortality rate. Kitty uses heartbreaking true stories and scientific facts to help the audience understand ways to challenge their thinking and join the fight to reduce stigma and shame.
Change your mindset, change the game - Dr. Alia Crum
Dr. Crum says the biggest game changer is “YOU, by harnessing the power of your mind." She explores scientific results that show the influence of the mindset on the body, and how changing the subjective mindset produced different outcomes.
How stress affects your brain - Madhumita Murgia
Stress isn’t always a bad thing; it can be handy for a burst of extra energy and focus, like when you’re playing a competitive sport or have to speak in public. But when it’s continuous, it actually begins to change your brain.
Overcoming obstacles - Steven Claunch
Overcome the obstacle or let it overcome you. Steven Claunch, who was born without fingers on his right hand and with one leg shorter than the other and has excelled in basketball nonetheless, explains why obstacles can provide an opportunity to both inspire others and develop character.
There's no shame in taking care of your mental health - Sangu Delle
Sangu Delle, he had to confront his own deep prejudice: that men shouldn't take care of their mental health. In a personal talk, Delle shares how he learned to handle anxiety in a society that's uncomfortable with emotions. As he says: "Being honest about how we feel doesn't make us weak — it makes us human."
What is depression? - Helen M. Farrell
Depression is the leading cause of disability in the world; in the United States, close to ten percent of adults struggle with the disease. But because it’s a mental illness, it can be a lot harder to understand than, say, high cholesterol. Helen M. Farrell examines the symptoms and treatments of depression, and gives some tips for how you might help a friend who is suffering.
Why students should have mental health days- Hailey Hardcastle
School can be rife with stress, anxiety, panic attacks and even burnout -- but there's often no formal policy for students who need to prioritize their well-being. Hailey Hardcastle explains why schools should offer mental health days and allow students time to practice emotional hygiene without stigma. Follow along to learn how she and a team of fellow teens transformed their advocacy into law.
Visit NOBUTTS.org, which is a call, text, app, and webservice to help people quit.
Visit NOVAPES.org, which is a call, text, app, and webservice to help people quit.
"Quit Start" is an app that focuses on helping Youthand Young Adults to quit smokingcigarettes. Download it from your App Store.
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