Web & Self-Help Resources

This page has links to additional information on a variety of conditions and situations. Please note: All links will take you away from www.campbell.edu.

Disclaimer: Counseling Services at Campbell University is not responsible for the accuracy of information provided by other web sites. Furthermore, such information is not a substitute for appropriate medical or mental health treatment. We are unable to provide counseling or psychological advice over e-mail, but we encourage you to call us at (910) 814-5709 if you wish to arrange to speak with a Counselor.

Information Regarding College Students

ULifeline: Self-Evaluation tool to address depression, anxiety, eating disorders, alcohol and drug use, suicidal thinking; Information on numerous topics related to college students.

http://www.ulifeline.org/main/Home.html

Half of Us: mtvU, in conjunction with the Jed Foundation, has created a website specifically addressing the mental health needs of college students. Watch videos of celebrities and students telling their stories, tell your own stories, or share concerns with a friend. You can also complete an online questionnaire about your own mental health.

http://www.halfofus.com

Online Relaxation Exercises

(You can download most of these relaxation exercises).

Self-Assessment Tools/Screenings

ULifeline: Self-Evaluation tool to address depression, anxiety, eating disorders, alcohol and drug use, suicidal thinking; Information on numerous topics related to college students.
http://www.ulifeline.org/main/Home.html

Alcohol Screening
http://www.alcoholscreening.org/index.asp

Freedom from Fear: Information on anxiety disorders and depression; includes screenings.
http://www.freedomfromfear.org/

Anxiety Disorders Association of America: information on anxiety disorders, screening tools, self-help, getting support.
http://www.adaa.org

Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance
http://www.dbsalliance.org

General Self-Help Resources

Self-Help Brochures
http://counselingcenter.illinois.edu/brochures

American Psychological Association Help Center
http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/index.aspx

Psychology in Daily Life: information on mental health issues
http://www.apa.org/topics/index.aspx

Mental Health America.net
http://www.nmha.org/go/get-info

Mental Health America
http://www.nmha.org/index.cfm

Psychcentral: mental health network that provides reliable, trusted information and self-help support communities
http://www.psychcentral.com/

Mayo Clinic Mental Health: Provides information on life issues, mental health, mental illness, and substance abuse.
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/mental-health/MH99999

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill: Provides information on illnesses such as depression & anxiety, medications, and local support groups for patients and their families.
http://www.nami.org/

Helpguide (understand, prevent, & resolve life’s challenges)
http://www.helpguide.org/index.htm

Dr. Bob’s Virtual Pamphlet Collection
http://www.dr-bob.org/vpc/virtulets.html

Online Self-Help Book
http://www.mentalhelp.net/poc/center_index.php?id=353&cn=353

General Health Information from WebMD
http://www.webmd.com/

Inspiration, Spirituality, Faith, Religion
http://www.beliefnet.com/

Relationship Quiz
http://www.loveisrespect.org/dating-basics/healthy-relationships/healthy-relationships-quiz

Relaxation Exercises
http://www.hws.edu/studentlife/resources/counseling/relax.asp

Stress Relief
http://www.trevorvanmeter.com/flyguy/

Mental Health Interactives
http://health.discovery.com/centers/mental/mental.html

General Information/Mental Health Pamphlet
http://www.dr-bob.org/vpc/virtulets.html

Anger Management
http://www.samhsa.gov/samhsaNewsLetter/Volume_22_Number_3/working_with_anger/

Academic Support

Academic Skills Center @ Dartmouth College
http://www.dartmouth.edu/~acskills/

Academictips.org: Helpful College Study Tips Links
http://www.academictips.org/helpful_links.html

How to Study Effectively
http://psychcentral.com/lib/top-10-most-effective-study-habits/

Managing Text Anxiety
http://success.oregonstate.edu/learning-corner/exams-tests-and-quizzes/managing-test-anxiety

Decision-Making Techniques/Skills
http://www.mindtools.com/pages/main/newMN_TED.htm

University of Texas: Stress Recess
http://cmhc.utexas.edu/stressrecess/explore.html

ADHD & Learning Disabilities

LD Online: The self-proclaimed “world’s leading website on learning disabilities and ADHD”
www.ldonline.org

AdditudeMag: Living well with ADHD and Learning Disabilities
www.additudemag.com/

ADD Management
www.addmanagement.com/free_resources/freeresources.html

Additional ADHD Websites:
www.ADHDSupport.com

“Unclutter” Websites:
www.napo.net
www.messies.com

Bullying

Jed Foundation
www.jedfoundation.org
www.loveislouder.com
www.bullyinginfo.org

Cyberbullying:
blog.mystudentbody.com/2011/05/18/social-intelligence-do-you-know-the-wicked-witch-of-the-web/
www.callersmart.com/articles/49/What-Is-Cyberbullying-and-How-to-Stop-It

Depression

Men and Depression
www.menanddepression.nimh.nih.gov

International Foundation for Research and Education on Depression
www.ifred.org

Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance: information on depression/treatment; includes screenings.
www.dbsalliance.org

Caring Connections – Grief and Bereavement
www.caringinfo.org

Association for Death Education and Counseling – Grief
www.adec.org

National Students of AMF Support Network (dedicated to supporting college students grieving loss(es)).
www.studentsofamf.org

Suicide

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

Suicide Awareness: Voices of Education
www.save.org

Anxiety

Anxiety Disorders Treatment Center of Chapel Hill and Durham: Free anxiety self-help site
www.anxieties.com

Freedom from Fear: Information on anxiety disorders and depression; includes screenings.
www.freedomfromfear.org

Anxiety Disorders Association of America: information on anxiety disorders, screening tools, self-help, getting support.
www.adaa.org

National Center for PTSD (Post-traumatic Stress Disorder)
www.ptsd.va.gov

Online Community – Anxiety Disorder Support
www.anxietytribe.com

Anxiety.Org
www.anxiety.org

Relationship Violence and/or Sexual Assault

Safe of Harnett County
www.safeofhc.org

Interact of Wake County
www.interactofwake.org

Rape Abuse & Incest National Network
www.rainn.org

Maintaining a Safe Campus and Sexual Assault Prevention

www.affordablecollegesonline.org/campus-safety-guide

Sleep

National Sleep Foundation: read about sleep myths and facts, insomnia, drowsy driving, and more.
www.sleepfoundation.org

SleepNet
www.sleepnet.com/intro.htm

Alcohol/Substance Abuse

Before You Drink (B4UDrink)
www.baecdrom.org

The National Alcohol & Substance Abuse Center
www.addictioncareoptions.com

Facts on Tap: Provides information on alcohol, sexual assault, date rape drugs, adult children of alcoholics on campus and more. (Specifically for college students)
www.campushealthandsafety.org/resources/resource_rws_150.html

Al-Anon: Support and information for friends and family members of individuals dealing with alcohol abuse/addiction. Site provides link to local support.
www.alanon.org

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA): Wondering about your drinking? Check out this site.
www.aa.org

The National Institute on Drug Abuse
www.nida.nih.gov

Smoking and Tobacco Use
www.cdc.gov/tobacco

American Cancer Society: Guide to Quit Smoking
www.cancer.org/docroot/PED/content/PED_10_13X_Guide_for_Quitting_Smoking.asp

Research about Alcohol & College Drinking Prevention: alcohol facts, information, & articles.
www.collegedrinkingprevention.gov

Alcohol Rehab Guide

www.alcoholrehabguide.org

Information on College Students and Alcohol Abuse

www.collegebingedrinking.net

Treatment 4 Addiction

www.treatment4addiction.com

Comprehensive Guide to Drugs on Campus

www.drugrehab.com/guides/campus/

Help for College Students Who Want to Quit Smoking

quitday.org

Treatment Centers

recoveryexperts.com

Addiction Center

www.AddictionCenter.com

Addiction Resource

www.addictionresource.com

Teen Rehab Center

www.teenrehabcenter.org

Drug Treatment Center Finder

www.drugtreatmentcenterfinder.com/addictionary/

Eating Disorders

National Eating Disorders Association: Information, programs, and treatment referrals.
www.nationaleatingdisorders.org

Resources on Eating Disorders: Books, newsletters, links, articles with information on eating disorders; includes a questionnaire, “Do I have an eating disorder?” and advice for family/friends.
www.gurze.com

Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD)
www.anad.org

Eating Disorders Referral and Information Center
www.edreferral.com

Body Positive: boosting body image at any weight.
www.bodypositive.com