Community Colleges

This page is an index of ACHA and other resources on this topic. Resources include association projects, programs, publications, guidelines, and more. Additional information may be available under “External Resources.”

ACHA Resources

College Health Salary and Staffing Survey Report
This report contains information gathered through a comprehensive survey on salary and staffing levels from the field.

Framework for a Comprehensive College Health Program (members only)
This report contains information gathered through a comprehensive survey on salary and staffing levels from the field.

ACHA Programs

ACHA-National College Health AssessmentThe ACHA-National College Health Assessment is a nationally recognized research survey that provides current, relevant, and precise data about students’ health habits, behaviors, and perceptions. Data from this survey covers smoking habits, contraception use, mental health issues, relationship difficulties, sexual behaviors, exercise habits, preventive health practices, perceptions of drug and alcohol use, and more. Data also includes Impediments to Academic Performance (see "Data Highlights").

External Resources

ACHA thanks its committee, coalition, task force, and section volunteers for providing resources and links concerning this topic. ACHA does not endorse or accept responsibility for the content or use of external websites.

American Association of Community Colleges (AACC)

Community College Presidents' Role in Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Prevention
From The U.S. Department of Education's Higher Education Center for Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Violence Prevention

Health Services Association California Community Colleges
The Health Services Association California Community Colleges supports and fosters student access to quality health service programs within the California Community Colleges.

Make It Personal: College Completion
From the American Association of Community Colleges and The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, this is a three-year demonstration program to improve student retention and success by addressing pregnancy planning and prevention and healthy relationships. Colleges are creating curriculum-based strategies, using service learning as a focus, to improve student retention and provide resources that students need to complete their college goals.

Student Sex Life
This website, developed by The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, is a portal that community colleges can use to help their students make smart decisions about sex and relationships, which in turn can affect their educational success. Developed with input from community college staff, faculty, and students, Student Sex Life provides links to reliable sources of information about birth control, healthy relationships, and related subjects.