We’re excited to announce the launch of our new campaign, Seize the Awkward, in partnership with Ad Council and AFSP. Learn more about the campaign and how you can use an awkward silence to check in with a friend about how they’re feeling.
Press Pause focuses on simple mindfulness techniques to help manage common stresses and emotional challenges. The new videos will be broadcast on over 700 college campuses and available for any school or organization to use free of charge via our new Half of Us hub for campuses.
Given the strong and mixed responses to the new Netflix series, we wanted to share some resources and considerations for watching the show (or deciding not to watch). Read new blog post by JED’s Dr. Vic.
Demi Lovato, #BeVocalSpeakUp and Getty Images teamed up to create Beyond Silence, the new Be Vocal documentary. Jeff, Lauren and Lloyd share their journeys to live well with different mental health conditions, while also speaking up for others.
If there is an emergency, the counseling staff will assist students during open hours Monday through Friday. If the emergency occurs when the Center is closed, please contact a Resident Assistant or Resident Director. REMEMBER: CALLING 911 IS ALWAYS AN OPTION.
After-Hours “Non-emergency” Crisis Contacts:
Crisis Hotline: 211. From cell phones: 800-400-1572
National Help Line: 1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)
Santa Barbara County Mental Health Hotline: 888-868-1649
Anyone can call these numbers, whether you are the one in the crisis, or the one needing help with someone in crisis. Do not hesitate to call.