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Send Silence Packing exhibit

Exhibit raises mental health awareness at City College

March 8, 2020

The Student Health Center, in collaboration with a non-profit organization Active Minds, brought the Send Silence Packing exhibit to San Diego City College last Thursday.

A City College Student participates in activity at a booth during the Suicide Prevention Fair.

City College hosts suicide prevention fair

September 25, 2019

San Diego City College's Student Health Center hosted its yearly Suicide Prevention Fair in collaboration with local community organizations on campus on Wednesday.  The annual event, with its lively feel and friendly approach, raised awareness about preventing suicide while also reducing the stigma to ask for help.

Poster of City's Champions

Emotional roller-coaster of state championship relived at City College

March 14, 2019

San Diego City College World Cultures presented a screening of “The City’s Champions,” a documentary made by alumnus David Pradel. The documentary followed the Knights’ journey to the 2017 California State Championship and also honors one of the players, Nate Edwards.

Stealing Oceans

Mental health awareness message lasts long after KAABOO’s finale

September 24, 2018

KAABOO Del Mar artists Imagine Dragons and Stealing Oceans focused on positive messages to raise awareness about mental health issues. These messages were prevalent not only in their lyrics, but also in direct messages to fans between songs.

Support groups' flyers

New support groups available to students

September 18, 2018

San Diego City College’s Mental Health Counseling Center is offering three new in-house support groups this fall. LGBTQIA+ Support Group, Healthy Relationships s...

Health isn’t just physical

Amber Henry

December 8, 2014

The Mental Health Counseling Center engages students on how to stay safe during the Holidays and the five-week break between semesters with peer ambassador presentations in classes, community resources, and 15-minute guided meditation sessions offered Dec. 9 and 11 from 1 to 2 p.m. in MS-221. “Every once in awhile someone will say, ’Well, I'm not crazy. I don't need...

Guns don’t shoot people; mental instability shoots people

J. Rae Chipera

April 15, 2013

On Friday, Feb. 8, convicted sex offender Adrian Thorsby, 49, was sentenced for firing a 20-gauge shot gun through the living room window of a house in which children were playing. In what country did this occur? The United Kingdom. Firearms are banned in the United Kingdom. Preventing law-abiding, mentally-stable Americans from purchasing firearms does very little for the pre...

Mental Health Counseling provides support for suffering students

LaShawn Encarnacion

March 12, 2013

In the corner of the second floor of the A building, there is a door marked A-221. Once inside, students will find an office that provides services that they may or may not be aware of: the Mental Health Counseling office. With so many stresses in the everyday world, from financial and family issues to relationship troubles, the MHC office is there. Staffed with interns who are ready t...

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