The news site of San Diego City College

City Times

The news site of San Diego City College

City Times

The news site of San Diego City College

City Times

Access and Crisis Line

Calling the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline now easier with 988

The new easy-to-remember, three-digit number is available in 200 languages 24/7
Susana Serrano, Managing Editor September 21, 2022
Calling the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline has become a lot easier. 988 is the new easy-to-remember, three-digit number for 24/7 crisis care. 
Read Story
Sign promoting mental health awareness surrounded by backpacks and students

City College shines light on importance of suicide prevention education

Campus-wide training highlights practical ways to provide support and resources to those struggling
Kathryn Gray, Editor-in-Chief September 20, 2022
According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, suicide is the second leading cause of death in the United States for people between the age of 10 and 43.  During September, National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, and all year long, San Diego City College Student Mental Health is working to lessen the stigma around suicide.
Read Story
Kadee Sylla speaks to a group of students in Curran Plaza for Citys Send Silence Packing event

GALLERY: Active Minds exhibit connects students, stories and resources at City

Backpacks filled Curran Plaza for the “Send Silence Packing” event March 17 for mental health advocacy and suicide prevention
Kathy Archibald, Multimedia Journalist March 18, 2022
Dozens of backpacks filled Curran Plaza for an Active Minds event called “Send Silence Packing” at San Diego City College March 17.
Read Story
Active Minds volunteers stand together holding signs promoting mental health awareness

City College students promote awareness of mental health, fight stigma

Active Minds volunteers share details about upcoming programming and current resources available to students
Kathryn Gray, Managing Editor October 26, 2021
Through interactive events, guest speakers, social media and other resources, the student chapter of Active Minds at City works tirelessly to fight stigma about and open lines of communication around mental health.
Read Story
Send Silence Packing exhibit

Exhibit raises mental health awareness at City College

The Send Silence Packing exhibit has traveled to different college campuses for 12 years
Uyen Pham, Staff Writer 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.
Read Story

Mental Health Counseling Center receives $272,000 grant

Katherine Salindayao-White October 13, 2015

San Diego City College’s Mental Health Counseling Center has been awarded $272,000.The Garret Lee Smith Suicide Prevention Grant will fund students suffering with mental illness. This includes helping...

Continue Reading
Activate Search
The news site of San Diego City College
Suicide Prevention