Student Resources

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) 

At the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), we wish to build a brighter, more inclusive future for individuals and families affected by mental health challenges. We are committed to providing resources, education and advocacy to empower individuals with the ability to combat mental illness. Our mission is promote mental health resources, offer a platform for students to access critical information, guidance, and support for themselves and their communities. Through compassionate outreach and community engagement we strive to foster understanding. Our dedicated network of volunteers, educators, advocates, and allies works tirelessly to ensure that no one faces the journey of mental health recovery alone. Becoming a member includes Community support for those suffering from mental health issues, talks about psychology and future careers, a community with the stressors of being a college student, and becoming affiliated with NAMI Sonoma County (ETS, group counseling, and hotline certifications).

If you are interested in learning more about what NAMI does you can always find the most up to date information on their website or follow our instagram @nami.ssu. We meet weekly on Thursdays from 5:30-6:30 in Stevenson 1204, drop-ins are welcome. If you have any questions about the club or becoming a member, feel free to contact,, or our club advisor

Psi Chi Honor Society

Psi Chi is the National Honor Society in Psychology. It is affiliated with the American Psychological Association. Our Psi Chi Chapter provides you with the opportunity to join Psi Chi, if you meet certain standards. Membership in Psi Chi is an earned honor which is for life. A permanent record of your membership is preserved at the Psi Chi National Office and may be used for reference purposes, such as applications for graduate school and jobs. The one-time Psi Chi Membership fee is for lifetime membership and includes a certificate suitable for framing, and a membership card. The SSU Chapter of Psi Chi has a strong emphasis on helping students prepare for admission to graduate school.

For the most up-to-date information, please visit the society's Instagram account or send an email to the Psi Chi student officers at, or contact the faculty sponsor for the club, Professor Teresa Nguyen. Applications are typically processed mid-Fall and/or mid-Spring semester. 

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