Self-HelpCenter for Counseling and Student Development

Adjusting to College/Graduate School
All About College: Guide to college life and adjustment
Colleges Struggle to Respond to Graduate Students in Distress: Information about resources for graduate students in crisis

Alcohol and Other Drugs
Alcohol Screening: Evaluate your drinking patterns
Alcoholics Anonymous: 12-step support group
College Drinking: Changing the Culture: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Go Ask Alice- Columbia University's Health Question & Answer Internet Service: Columbia University's Health Question & Answer Internet Service
Narcotics Anonymous: 12-step support group
National Institute on Drug Abuse: National Institutes of Health
SAMHSA Treatment Service Locator: a confidential and anonymous source of information for those seeking substance use/addiction/mental health treatment facilities in the U.S.

Anxiety Disorders: Surgeon General - U.S. Public Health Service
National Anxiety Foundation: National Anxiety Foundation
College Students and Anxiety: Anxiety and Depression Association of America
HelpGuide : coping with different types of anxiety

Occupational Outlook Handbook: U.S. Department of Labor


Half of Us: self-help website associated with mtvU
Depression and College Students: NIMH
College Depression: Mayo Clinic
To Write Love On Her Arms: TWLOHA

General Self-Help
Virtual Pamphlet Collection: University of Chicago - Student Counseling and Resource Service
JED Foundation: Promoting emotional health and preventing suicide
ULifeline: online resource for college mental health
HelpGuide: addresses a variety of mental health topics

Health & Mental Health Information
Go Ask Alice- Columbia University's Health Question & Answer Internet Service: Columbia University's Health Question & Answer Internet Service
Mental Health Net: Mental health and wellness education and advocacy

Coping with Homesickness : Her Campus for dealing with homesickness
26 Ways to Reduce Homesickness Abroad : Go Overseas recommendations for reducing homesickness

Learning Disabilities
LD Resources:Information on learning disabilities

Math Anxiety
Spark Study Guides: Tips for how to tackle math problems

Two Minute Meditation
Guided Imagery - Beach , Waterfall , Forest
Progressive Muscle Relaxation
Deep Breathing Strategies
Integrative Health Partners - provides many mindfulness and breathing exercises to choose from

Relationships 101: The Science of Relationships

Sexual Assault
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network: National anti-sexual assault organization
PACT5: Preventing Sexual Assaults
Safe Horizon: Rape and Sexual Assault Assistance
Sexual Orientation
Coming Out: Human Rights Campaign
Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays: National nonprofit organization

Managing Stress: ULifeline
10 Ways to Reduce Stress: Everyday Health
Balancing Student Stress: Affordable Colleges Online

Study Skills
Study Skills: Helpful tips on how to improve study skills
College Student Study Skills Affordable Colleges Online

Suicide Prevention
You Matter  : an online space to share about mental health and wellness operated by the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention : learn about suicide and what to do if you or someone you love experiences suicidal thoughts
HelpGuide : HelpGuide about what to do if you are experiencing suicidal thoughts

Test Taking & Test Anxiety
Test Anxiety : 8 tips for reducing test anxiety
Reduce Test Anxiety : designed for Praxis test-takers, but useful concepts for all test-takers
Could I have test anxiety? : try out this free assessment and receive some helpful tips; talk with a counselor to learn more

Time Management
Time Management: Dartmouth College Academic Skills Center


In crisis?

Come in M - F between 11 am - 4 pm for a brief crisis screening or call us at 252-328-6661 (press '2' if after-hours).


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