I believe that good health is essential to your success. I am committed to providing immediate health education and referrals. Health services integrates all the elements of a student's life; physical, emotional, spiritual, social and intellectual. I hope that these services help you make positive choices so you can achieve your academic and personal goals.
22nd Annual Health Fair Wednesday October 7, 2015
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
General Mental Health Resources
The menu on the right will link you to information on specific mental health topics. --> Below are additional links to excellent websites for mental health information:
Go Ask Alice: Website operated by Columbia University to answer the questions of college students on issues related to physical health, mental health, and sexuality.
Half Of Us: This engaging youth-oriented site uses video stories of students and high-profile artists to increase awareness about mental health issues and the importance of getting help.
Healthyminds.org: This website of the American Psychiatric Association offers a broad array of information on topics related to mental health.
Helpguide: Website operated by a non-profit organization offers information and resources on a broad range of mental health topics.
Kognito: Free online avatar trainings to learn how to help Students in Distress, LGBTQ Students, as well as, Veterans on Campus who are struggling with emotional distress. These trainings help us in our personal lives and our families. Share with your friends!
My3App: Download MY3 for free on your android and/or iPhone. A safety net-communication for individuals who are feeling suicidal. Great to share with friends and family.
ReachOut.com: An information and support service using evidence based principles and technology to help teens and young adults facing tough times and struggling with mental health issues.
Student Health 101: Fun, Free Health & Wellness online (email or mobile) magazine for Gavilan Students. Articles related to managing time, your stress, meal planning, weight loss, fitness, study skills, personal goals, managing your money & others. SH 101 is used by over 700 universities Nationwide such as Stanford, Harvard, UC Berkeley, Cabrillo, West Valley, etc. Opportunities to win $1000.00 monthly.
ULifeLine.org: 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 issues.
In addition to the seasonal flu, H1N1 is present in our communities. State informed by accessing the
www.cdc.gov or www.sccphd.org web sites.
Influenza is spread mainly from person-to-person through coughing or sneezing of infected people. Take everyday actions to stay healthy.
Watch the youtube presentation listed here for the most current information about what you can do.