Archive for the ‘Resources’ Category

Crisis Center Youth Weigh-in on Returning to School

We asked both the Crisis Center’s Teen Chat Peer Counselors and the Health Ambassadors from HAP-Y what they are feeling around going back to school this year.

Resource Round-up: BIPOC Mental Health

Recently, there has been a global rise in awareness of racism and police brutality against Black people due to the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and many others. BIPOC youth need access to mental health resources that are supportive and anti-racist. We have complied a list of Black-focused mental health resources and directories to help people find mental health support.

Self-care Tips From StarVista’s HAP-Y Youth partnered with HAP-Y (Health Ambassador Program-Youth) youth to ask about their self-care habits and tips during the COVD 19 shelter-in-place.

Mental Health Coping During COVID 19 Shelter-In-Place

There is so much uncertainty in the world right now due to COVID 19. Here are some coping tips, mental health apps, and other services you can access to help manage your mental health.

Get Involved with the Help@Hand Project

Help@Hand is a multi-city and multi-county collaborative project whose vision is to improve the well-being of Californians by integrating promising technologies into behavioral health services. Youth who are interested in the project or in accessing wellness apps supported by this project have a number of ways to get involved!

Resource Round-up: Self Care

Self-care can be such an important practice for looking after our physical, mental, and emotional health. Check out this resource round-up of self-care themed websites, apps, and books.

20 Quick Coping Strategies for Anxiety

Everyone feels anxiety at some point in their lives, but this emotion can sometimes be overwhelming. This is a list of 20 coping strategy ideas to use in the moment when you are feeling anxious, nervous, or scared.

5 Tips for De-Stressing in a Public Setting

Stress is all around us. We each have our own stressors, and sometimes these stressors are unbearable. However, we have the power to make the triggers tolerable!

How to talk to a safe adult about mental illness

Thinking about talking to an adult about mental illness can feel scary. How will they react? What will they say? However, talking to a safe adult can be an important step in getting support for mental illness.