Your College Community: How People with Psychiatric Disabilities Can Make the Most of Their College Experience

This resource was selected by SMI Adviser content partners and approved by the SMI Adviser clinical expert team for inclusion in the knowledge base.

This manual details the various opportunities for support, social and personal growth, wellness, and entertainment students can find on campus. This guide provides tips on what college students should expect and how to take advantage of all that their college or university has to offer from arts and culture, health and recreation, academic supports, and maintaining mental wellness and recovery. Providers or student peer support specialists are welcome to adjust the manual to their specific college or university campus, or insert contact information to resources specific to the college so that they can tailor the students’ experience.


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