ULifeline: Mental health resources for college students


ULifeline: Mental health resources for college students.

Here is a resource you may find useful at any age, though it targets college students. It provides information on mental illnesses, as well as information on staying well. It provides articles that are clear and easy to  understand. It also has a search engine that finds resources for help on college campuses across the country. A self-evaluation tool identifies current issues as well as offering guidance on dealing with them. Jed Foundation provides the site.

 

Mayo Clinic Uses Music Video to Encourage Teens to Seek Help


Reach Out – Preventing Teen Suicide – YouTube.

The Mayo Clinic has produced a music video (about 2 minutes) to encourage teens to reach out for help when they are dealing with stress, depression and other mental health issues. This is worth sharing, IMO.

 

NAMI – Supporting Mental Health on Campus


NAMI on Campus

The National Alliance for Mental Health (also known as NAMI) provides information and support for developing campus awareness of mental health issues. “NAMI on Campus” is their program for college students. Their Web page provides program-related items – education, presentations, etc. – that you can download. More broadly the NAMI organization offers lots of information throughout their site. It is a great resource for knowledge and action!

Teen Mental Health Web Site – Resources and Support


Teen Mental Health.

Teen Mental Health is a Canada-based web site designed to improve “the mental health of youth by the effective translation and transfer of scientific knowledge.” There are sections for parents, educators, and health care professionals. While the demographic data focus on Canada, the science is universal. Check out this site for information that you can use!

OURspace: Mental Health Support for College Students


OURspace.com.es.

The University of Minnesota student association provides this website as “a safe and protected UofMN student-operated 24-hour online place to connect and share experiences.” Students have uploaded their own videos about their experiences with their mental health challenges. The site allows visitors to “check out the videos and the chat rooms to share experiences, ask questions, and help one another with whatever is on your mind.”

The Jed Foundation: Support and Resources for Colleges and Students


The Jed Foundation.

This site has some great materials for learning about depression and preventing suicide. Parents, students, campus professionals and supporters learn how to help stimulate action on campuses around the country. This site also has information about starting an on-campus group to tell others about mental health issues. Lots of great resources. Check it out!

Half Of Us : Mental Health Information for College Students


Half Of Us : Welcome.

Half of Us is a web site for college students to learn about mental health and depression. According to the site’s About page, here is some of what the site is all about:

“…half of us struggle with depression, and all of us have the power to help ourselves and others by fighting the stigma around mental health and speaking up when we need support. Get started:

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