Off Campus Resources
Community Psychiatry is a group of private practice psychiatry offices throughout Northern California. Community Psychiatry has relationships with psychiatrists, therapists, and other mental health professionals who accept a range of health insurance plans. All it takes is a call to Community Psychiatry to get linked to a professional on your insurance plan for an evaluation and treatment recommendation. Their link online is at: communitypsychiatry.com.
Half of Us
Half of Us, found at www.halfofus.com, is a website devoted to raising awareness about the prevalence of mental health issues on campuses and to connecting students to the appropriate resources to get help. Video stories of people who have struggled and overcome mental health issues are available for viewing, as well as information about mental illness and resources for support.
Student Spill is an anonymous peer-to-peer support system online for college students. Students can vent confidentially about whatever problems they’re going through and get support, feedback, and resources from other students on campus who have dealt with that particular problem. Check out the Student Spill website at studentspill.com.
The JED Foundation
The JED Foundation is a national foundation working to reduce emotional distress and prevent suicide among college and university students. The organization collaborates with the public and leaders in higher education, mental health, and research to produce and advance initiatives that decrease the stigma surrounding emotional disorders and increase help-seeking among college students. The organization also works to increase understanding about the prevalence of and the warning signs and symptoms of suicide and other emotional disorders. The JED Foundation’s informative website for students and parents can be found at: www.jedfoundation.org/students.
Last Updated: Rick Nizzardini – October, 2011