Self-Help

  • The Counseling Center strives to help students cope with and overcome their concerns and to make the most of their experience at college. This section is meant to serve as a starting point for students to address their worries and to find answers to their general questions. The information provided in this section is generalized and only meant as suggestions. Students are encouraged to schedule an appointment with the Counseling Center for more personalized help and guidance. 

  • Uncertainty
    When faced with uncertainty you may experience symptoms which affect everyday life. Find out more about how to cope with these feelings of uncertainty.
    Self-Harm
    Self-injury is a deliberate, intentional injury to one’s own body that causes damage or leaves marks. This is done to cope with an overwhelming or distressing situation. Follow this link for tips on how to manage the urge to self-harm.
    Resources for Veterans and Their Families
    The United States Department of Veterans Affairs offers these resources to assist war veterans and their family members cope with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, deployment, and other issues specific to war veterans.
    Apps and Online Resources
    Check out these downloadable apps and other online resources. 
    Anxiety
    Excessive anxiety in low stress situations or anxiety that holds you back from ordinary activities and social interactions can be detrimental. This page provides information about anxiety and how to cope.
    Depression
    Learn more about depression and what to do if you feel depressed.
    Mindfulness
    Practicing mindfulness can help reduce stress and anxiety, while also improving relaxation and sleep habits. Learn more about mindfulness and find exercises for practice.
    Self-Esteem
    Low self-esteem can impact how we think of ourselves and lead to more serious problems. Learn more about how to improve your self-esteem.
    Suicide Prevention
    Suicide is the second leading cause of death among college students, and it can be prevented. Follow this link for more information on suicide prevention.
    Study Skills and Where to Find Academic Help
    Information on reading, writing, concentration, memory, note-taking, time management, and campus resources