Master Your Mind
- Master Your Mind: Resources to help improve one’s mental health.
- Stress and Anxiety Toolkit: A resource guide for the UCLA community to reduce stress and promote wellbeing, and intended to be harnessed as a resource by any individual or group seeking to engage in conversations about stress, anxiety, and resilience. The toolkit contains sample workshop plans, descriptions of additional activities, resources, sample surveys, and language to assist facilitators in framing their approaches to the topic. The workshop plans are shaped by an empowerment approach that is: strengths-based, arts and healing-informed, trauma-informed, and focused on nurturing and celebrating resilience.
- Tennenbaum Center for Creativity: Explore the cutting edge resources UCLA offers in brain development and management that are exploring human creativity.
- Creativity Tasks & Scales: See these self-report creativity scales & tasks free for public use!
- The Friend’s of The Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior: Dedicated to supporting and enhancing research and treatment for illnesses of the mind and brain.
- Semel Research: Explore how UCLA is promoting wellness through research.
- LACDMH & UCLA: Learn about the history of the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health and partnerships with UCLA.
- Visit lecture series and more at the UCLA Center for Culture, Brain, Development, and Mental Health.
Manage your money
- Does the thought of being financially independent put you in a panic? When it comes to stress management, money issues are on most Top 10 lists. Check out these financial resources that can help you keep your cents and sense in order. Take a crash course in managing your finances, make your own personal budget plan, and much more.
- Khan Academy Better Money Habits: Build your financial literacy and learn simple answers to key financial topics through a collection of videos and tools that make understanding money and finances a little easier.
- Financial Aid Office Counseling: Get help understanding your financial aid status with a one-on-one session with a financial aid counselor.
- UCLA Financial Wellness Program: Aims to empower all Bruins to confidently navigate their finances in a way that supports their overall well-being.
- Face the issue
- Millions of people are afraid to speak up about their struggle with mental health. Learn how to start a meaningful conversation at FacetheIssue.com.
- This site serves as a resource for those with a friend or loved one who is suffering alone. Starting a conversation is the first step in supporting those with mental illness and helping to guide them toward recovery. Face the Issue first launched in 2003 as an online resource for mental health sufferers. With animated shorts narrated by celebrities like Nicole Kidman and Halle Berry and a forum for anonymous group support, the site was a huge success both in building a community and raising awareness around mental health issues.
The UCLA Sleep Well Campaign aims to:
- Connect and integrate various Mind-Well partners to form new and highlight existing sleep and resiliency-building activities that are both replicable and sustainable
- Deliver broad and targeted promotion of sleep and stress-reduction education to enhance positive sleep hygiene, quantity and quality of sleep; and
- Ultimately promote wellness of mind, brain and spirit, foster creativity, and enhance social connectedness of UCLA students, faculty, and staff.