Sexual Assault & Violence Survivors
- Worried your friends might be in distress? Learn how to Identify Distressed Students and how to refer them to get help.
- The Anonymous Mental Health Screening Program is a free, anonymous screening and takes only a few minutes to complete. The screening can help you decide whether professional consultation would be useful.
Staff & Faculty
- The UC Mental Health Handbook: Provides in-depth information on about mental health and examines the role faculty and staff members can play in providing a supportive academic environment. See specific UCLA resources to refer students to here.
- Worried one of your students might be in crisis? See the Faculty & Staff 911 Guide and more through the UCLA Consultation & Response Team.
- Consult the Consultation & Response Team to help a student in distress.
- See an employee or staff member in distress? Reach out to UCLA’s Behavioral Intervention Team. See their brochure here.
- Consult the Red Folder for guidance on how to assist students in crisis.
- UCLA’s Staff and Faculty Counseling Center (SFCC) fosters a productive and supportive work environment for all employees through a wide range of services. All services are free, voluntary, and confidential. SFCC Brochure online here.
Working through trauma and disasters
Psychological Support Videos
- 10 Questions: If not now, When?: How do we fail?: Oncology chaplain, LGBTQ educator/activist, and inspirational speaker Michael Eselun; scholar of society and technology policy Safiya Noble; and artist Anna Sew Hoy will joined Victoria Marks, professor in the UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance, to explore the question “How do we fail?”
Psychological Support Apps
- Breathe2Relax (Teaches breathing techniques to manage stress, can be applied to anxiety disorders)
- Headspace (Applied to both anxiety and depression, teaches skills including mindfulness, and cognitive diffusion, breathing exercises, meditation practice, tips for increased relaxation, concentration)
- Moodkit (Useful for both anxiety and depression, the skills taught include self-monitoring, identifying and changing unhealthy thought patterns, and engaging in mood-enhancing activities)
- Moodtools (FREE, Depression resource, provides psychoeducation, a depression symptom questionnaire (PHQ-9), a thought diary, a suicide safety plan, and videos designed to combat negative thoughts and alleviate feelings of hopelessness)
- Pacifica (FREE, useful for both anxiety and depression, teaches deep breathing, behavioral exercises, identifying cognitive distortions, and learning how to replace them with positive thinking )
- T2 Mood Tracker (Useful for both anxiety and depression, helps to track emotional states)
- What’s up (Uses CBT and Acceptance Commitment therapy to track positive and negative habits)
- SuperBetter (Helps to increase resiliency, strength, and optimism to relieve symptoms of anxiety, depression, and PTSD)
*None of these apps have been reviewed by MindWell and are not endorsed by the Healthy Campus Initiative or UCLA.