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CONVERSATIONS CAN CHANGE LIVES
Have you ever been worried about a student or friend on campus? Faculty, staff, and students are in an ideal position to recognize when someone is struggling emotionally and may need help. Kognito is an online simulation that lets you practice conversations with a virtual student, so you'll know what to say in real life. This program is available to EVC students to help create a safer and more supportive campus.
Mental Health Resources for COVID-19
Active Minds: Coping and Staying Emotionally Well During COVID-19 and other mental health resources for students.
California Community Colleges Health & Wellness collated resources to help college faculty, staff, administrators, and students support their mental health, health, basic needs, and wellness.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has guidance on managing mental health and coping during COVID-19 for children and caregivers, as well as guidance for higher education administrators.
Safety on campus during the COVID-19 outbreak.
The American College Health Association has created a guide to help college health staff and campus administrators address COVID-19 on campus.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has information on travel, media resources, and other research on COVID-19.
Anxiety and Depression Association of America Psychologist provides some science-based strategies and tips for coping with COVID-19 anxiety.
Coping, Meditation & Mindfulness Resources
Insight Timer - Meditation
Free access to the largest library of guided meditations on earth. There is something for everyone. Specially recommended is the Yoga Nidra sleep meditation by Hilary Jackendoff.
Stop Breath Think: This popular mindfulness site has a 5-minute approach to mindfulness as well as multiple free downloadable meditations.
Quiet Mind Cafe: Free meditation to help you fall asleep, it rolls into a longer meditation when the first one ends, in case you need a little more!
Psych Central: Resources including a special "Ask the Therapist" feature where you can send in your specific questions.
Free Support Resources
Anxiety Sisters: Anxiety specific resources for free including a red "panic button" you can click during a severe anxiety episode and a recording will talk you down.
Support Groups Central: Virtual Support Groups for numerous mental health conditions as well as free and low cost online therapy also available in Spanish.
Warm Line: Telephone Support by trained peers. 855-845-7415
10 Things to Know About Student Psychological Services at EVC
Mental Health Counseling Resources
Assisting the Emotionally Distressed Students
Student Services Center
Fall 2020 Remote Office Hours
Kara U. Has, Psy. D,
Crisis Support & Care
Jacob Marciel MSW, LCSW, SUDCC IV-CS,
Mental Health and Wellness Counselor