Everyone is an advocate!
Here’s how you can start where you are now:
Check out this list of 84 positive coping skills to use in your everyday life!
Start a conversation about mental health with your friends or a counselor.
Check out Each Mind Matters - the premiere California Mental Health Movement
Listen to and be sensitive to friends who need to talk seriously about mental health issues. Here is a general "guide" provided by our neighboring community on how to approach friends. Feel free to browse this very helpful website.
Ask your faculty and staff members how they are involved. Encourage them to sign up for Kognito training on helping students.
Check out KOGNITO for free online classes on supporting students, with an emphasis on mental health
Attend free trainings with incentives on how to help yourself and others struggling with mental health distress or illness
Promote the student voice on the issue of mental health and related stigmas
Come visit the new WELLNESS CENTER at Student Health and Psychological Services
Attend free events, activities and mental health fairs with giveaways for students interested in learning the importance of maintaining good mental “health”
Watch your RCC emails for upcoming events, contests, training, mental health fairs, in-class presentations, and mental health workshops and then COME and PARTICIPATE!
Contact Student Health & Psychological Services at 951-222-8151 or stop in to find out other ways you can get involved!
RCC Mental Health Awareness
Be a part of this life-enhancing and life-saving program! Email firstname.lastname@example.org to be on the RCC Mental Health Awareness distribution list. We will go to you first with all upcoming events and information!