Need a place to talk with others who may be experiencing what you are going through?
Check these links out for much-needed connections. You are not alone.
The impact of mental health concerns are so devastating that suicide is the third leading cause of death among all people ages 15-24. With so many people struggling, why is it still taboo to talk about mental health?
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Go Ask Alice!,Columbia University’s health Q&A internet resource. Great information on Alcohol & Other Drugs; Emotional Health; Fitness & Nutrition; General Health; Relationships; and Sexual & Reproductive Health. Ask any question you need and read the types of questions answered.
ULifeline,is an anonymous, confidential, online resource center, where college students can be comfortable searching for the information they need and want regarding emotional health.
Half of Us, is an online resource working with mtvU and The Jed Foundation to initiate public dialogue to raise awareness about the prevalence of mental health issues and connect students to the appropriate resources to get the help they need.
Response of Suffolk County, a crisis hotline where counselors give callers the time they need and listen not only for the facts, but, even more importantly, for the feelings – the music behind the words. This acceptance is empowering and helps callers hear their own wisdom while exploring options and potential referrals if needed.
St, Joseph’s College, has compiled a list of resources on the SJC portal page listing various mental health categories to assist students in attaining the best possible help in the community.
Do not isolate yourself.
As simple as it sounds, talking to someone can make all the difference.
“Nothing is worth more than this day.”
~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe