College Prevention & Wellness
A new program funded by the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) to increase on-campus exposure to mental health and wellness promotion through training and activities at both Cal Poly and Cuesta College.
College Prevention & Wellness Coordinator
Contact: Annie Jankovitz at [email protected] or (805) 781-4078
This program is designed to provide mental health and substance use education, along with supports for wellness initiatives, in the County’s campus communities. Included in this role is participation in campus policy groups, outreach to campus groups, and acting liaison for county initiatives.
Community Outreach: Outreach through health fairs, public speaking, and wellness activities (e.g. WOW, Buck the Stigma, Mustang Mile, Out of the Darkness Walk, Suicide Prevention Month, Mental Health Awareness Month, Open House, etc).
Educational Trainings: The College Prevention & Wellness program includes Mental Health First Aid and QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper training for the campus communities, including students, staff, and faculty.
Cal Poly Friday Night Live (FNL): This college-based chapter provides student leaders with opportunities to develop education and activities that promote wellness and prevent substance use disorders and related consequences among youth and young adults.
Collaborative partners: Cal Poly Campus Health & Wellbeing, Cuesta College Student Health Services, Transitions-Mental Health Association, Cal Poly University Housing, Cal Poly ASI, etc.