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California offers some of the finest as well as cheapest education opportunities in the country. Explore here to find resources on California schools as well as information on financial aid, and how to choose the right school and major for you.
Whether you are looking for an Associates Degree or want to get a degree for transfer to a 4 year university, Community Colleges are an excellent place to get a great education.
Also, California boasts a community college system with the lowest fees in the nation making it an affordable choice.
Colleges and Universities have mental health centers which offer services such as counseling and groups depending upon the location. They can also offer referrels to free/low-cost psychiatric centers in the community.
Contact your student services center to see what resources are available to you.
Did you know that a psychiatric diagnosis is considered a medical condition that allows for reasnable accomadations?
Register with your school's disability office and you can receive services such as longer test taking times, taking tests in private, personal note takers, the ability to drop or possibly retroactively withdraw from courses for medical reasons past normal drop dates.
Active Minds is a national leader for young adult mental health advocacy and suicide prevention. Headquartered in Washington, DC, Active Minds brings to mental health what no other organization can — the voice of young people who are disproportionately affected by mental illnesses and the way mental health is addressed on campuses and in society at large.
Now in its sixteenth year, Active Minds is present in more than 800 schools, communities and workplaces nationwide, including 550 student-led chapters. Our programs and services empower young adults to reduce the stigma surrounding mental health, create communities of support, and ultimately save lives.
NAMI On Campus Clubs are student-led clubs that tackle mental health issues at high schools and on college campuses by raising mental health awareness, educating the community, supporting students, promoting services, and advocating for more support. These clubs are open to all students, whether they live with a mental health condition, are a family member or friend, or have a general interest in mental health. NAMI on Campus clubs aim to address the mental health needs of all students so they have positive, successful and fun college experiences.
In this guide, learn more about common mental illnesses, support systems, and how to request accommodations.
Whether you are interested in getting support for depression, schizophrenia or eating disorders, this website has information for all these disorders and more as well as what you can do to get help.
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