Related Links & Resources
2014 Napa Earthquake Information
To those of you who were impacted by the recent earthquake, the following list of resources may help those in need with their individual recovery efforts:
Associated Students provides temporary housing and short term loans. Call 664-4323 or visit: http://www.sonoma.edu/as/business/student-services/
Red Cross Napa Earthquake Hotline: 877.978.2725
Napa Local Assistance Center
301 First St., Napa, CA 94558
M-F 11 am – 7pm , Sat 10 am-4pm
Financial assistance, housing, mental health support, family resources, and other community resource programs
Community Action Napa Valley
2310 Laurel St. #1
Napa, CA 94558
M-F 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Food bank and temporary housing
American Canyon Food Bank Pantry
2185 Elliot Drive
Tuesdays 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Personal & Academic Support
Academic and life goal planning.
Career/Major exploration; Employment opportunities.
Disability management, advising, and accommodations.
Sonoma State University supports an atmosphere free of discrimination and harassment for all staff, faculty and students. Employee Relations and Compliance Services Office provides diversity and non-discrimination training for all members of the campus community. We also provide thorough and timely investigations of complaints of discrimination at the University.
Location: Administration & Finance, Salazar 2nd Floor
The Multicultural Center (MCC)
Fosters a campus environment of mutual respect and appreciation. Phone: 664-2710
Services for international students, those wishing to teach English as a second language, and students wishing to study abroad or go on National Student Exchange.
Location: Salazar 1071
The Queer-Straight Alliance strives to provide a supportive atmosphere for queer identified students, faculty, staff, and their allies, as well as to increase awareness and visibility of the queer community and their allies on Sonoma State campus.
Lesbian/ Gay/ Bisexual/ Transgender/ Questioning support people and allies
Cornell University Research Program on Self Injurious Behavior In Adolescents and Young Adults. This site is intended to summarize and to provide links and resources for information of value in understanding, detecting, treating, and preventing self-injurious behavior (SIB) in adolescents and young adults.
Medical care, pharmacy, health education, anonymous HIV testing.
Programs and departments that enhance campus life.
Fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.
Dedicated to understanding and preventing suicide through research and education, and to reaching out to people with mood disorders and those impacted by suicide.
Dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety disorders and to improving the lives of all people who suffer from them.
The California Department of Mental Health (DMH), entrusted with leadership of the California mental health system, ensures through partnerships the availability and accessibility of effective, efficient, culturally competent services. This is accomplished by advocacy, education, innovation, outreach, understanding, oversight, monitoring, quality improvement, and the provision of direct services.Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance DBSA offers information on depression and bipolar disorder as well as listings to patient support groups across the USA. (800) 826-3632
Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous (FA), is a 12-step program based on the principles of
Alcoholics Anonymous. FA offers help and recovery to those whose relationship with food can be understood as a form of addiction. FA is not a medical group, or connected with hospitals or surgical clinics. FA does not charge dues or fees, and meetings are open to all and include no weigh-ins. The sole purpose is to help others recover from the disease of food addiction.
Human Rights Campaign: Transgender Large information database
The Jed Foundation is the nation's leading organization working to prevent suicide and promote mental health among college students. We are guided by an expert board of mental health professionals in our efforts to identify the underlying causes of suicide and produce effective prevention, awareness and intervention programs.
Supporting men committed to changing their abusive behaviors.
Good mental health is fundamental to the health and well-being of every person and of the nation as a whole.
An international community-based association of recovering drug addicts.
The nation's largest grassroots organization for people with mental illness and their families. (866) 615-6464
Assists individuals and their families to find resources and provide referrals to professionals. (847) 831-3438
Dedicated to providing education, resources and support to those affected by eating disorders.
The largest scientific organization in the world dedicated to research focused on the understanding, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders and the promotion of mental health.
Bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction. (800) 662-HELP
A 24-hour, toll-free suicide prevention service available to anyone in suicidal crisis. (800) 273-TALK
Fellowship of individuals who, through shared experience, strength and hope, are recovering from compulsive overeating.
PFLAG promotes the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons, their families and friends through: support, to cope with an adverse society; education, to enlighten an ill-informed public; and advocacy, to end discrimination and to secure equal civil rights. Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays provides opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identity, and acts to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity.
The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network is the nation's largest anti-sexual assault organization. RAINN operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1.800.656.HOPE and the National Sexual Assault Online Hotline at rainn.org, and publicizes the hotline's free, confidential services; educates the public about sexual assault; and leads national efforts to prevent sexual assault, improve services to victims and ensure that rapists are brought to justice.
A nationally recognized treatment approach, professional network, and educational resource base, which is committed to helping you and others achieve an end to self-injurious behavior. (800) DONT CUT(366-8288)
Government's National Mental Health Information Center, providing information about mental health via a toll-free telephone number (800-789-2647), this website, and more than 600 publications.
Dedicated to preventing suicide through public education and awareness, community action and federal, state and local grassroots advocacy.
870 Market Street, Room 823
San Francisco, CA 94102
Working in partnership with the community Verity strives to eliminate all forms of violence, with a special focus on sexual assault and abuse. Sexual assault is an unacceptable and unconscionable form of oppression, which is destructive to the lives of survivors, their families, and friends. Verity facilitates healing and promotes the prevention of violence by providing counseling, advocacy, intervention, and education, in our communities.
Provides advocacy, free of charge, for victims of rape, domestic violence, and child abuse, particularly in the Latina and other under served communities of Sonoma County. To provide advocacy training and community education. To coordinate the Task Force on Women in Policing with the goal of increasing the number of women and minorities in our law enforcement agencies. To commit to equal justice for all women and girls.
Services for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault have since expanded to include support groups, therapeutic and legal services, family advocacy, community education and professional development training. Through our Outreach program we are able to serve men, women and children in our community who are struggling with the difficult issues of domestic violence and sexual assault, assisting them in creating lives free from violence. The Safe House still serves as the core of the YWCA Sonoma County Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services Program, offering safe haven for women and children with supportive services aimed towards healing and recovery. The Adobe Program extends these supportive services for an additional two years for families in transition, helping them to establish their own homes and become self sufficient and productive members of the community.