Blog Category: CYCL News

Mental Health In the Media: Podcasts & Shows that Can Help

Published on January 21, 2021

New year, new us! It’s January 2021 which means we have another opportunity to set the tone and pace for the rest of the year.  A lot of us at the California Youth Crisis Line are making mental health resolutions for 2021, some include consuming  | Read More » |

Is it Stress or is it Anxiety?

Published on January 21, 2021

There’s a fine line between stress and anxiety. Both can seem very similar and often are confused with one another, especially when you’re helping a youth, friend, or loved one who is experiencing either. The American Psychological Association  | Read More » |

Choosing a Mental Health Professional That’s Right For You!

Published on December 17, 2020

2020 is almost over, and it hasn’t been kind to our mental health at all. With a global pandemic, the fight to end racism, and a volatile election season, folx (both youth and adults) have been struggling to stay mentally healthy. When the pandemic  | Read More » |

Celebrating the Winter Holidays in 2020

Published on December 17, 2020

In the final part of our three-part “Holidays in 2020” series, we will explore how we can safely celebrate the winter holidays during the COVID19 pandemic. Winter holidays are (in this author’s humble opinion) the ULTIMATE holiday of holidays, usually  | Read More » |

How You Can Help Someone Experiencing Crisis or Emotional Pain

Published on November 19, 2020

I think a lot of us can relate to having a friend, a student, a classmate, a team mate, or even a family member who has experienced some form of mental health crisis or emotional pain. We want to share these actionable steps that you can take to help  | Read More » |

Celebrating Thanksgiving Safely in 2020

Published on November 18, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has been stressful and isolating for many people and with Thanksgiving right around the corner, we’re full swing into this Holiday season. As we talked about in our how to guide on Halloween, celebrating the Holidays and connecting  | Read More » |