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Self-Help Links

Anxiety Disorders
This brochure provides the information and treatment options for the following anxiety disorders: panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), social phobia (or social anxiety disorder), specific phobias, and generalized anxiety disorder (GAD).
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/anxiety-disorders/index.shtml
Binge Drinking
Outlines statistics and the impact of college binge drinking.
http://www.learn-about-alcoholism.com/binge-drinking-statistics.html
College Mental Health Information
ULifeline is an anonymous, confidential, online resource center, where college students can search for information regarding mental health and suicide prevention.
http://www.ulifeline.org/
Depression Screener
Provides a confidential depression screening test, as well as links to related resources.
http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/mental-health-screen
Eating Disorders
The UC-Davis Website “Eating Disorders in a Disordered Culture” provides a visual expression of the experience of eating disorders. This site combines textual narratives with powerful visual imagery to convey both the personal experience and the cultural pervasiveness of eating disorders. Also included is a resource guide.
http://www.eating.ucdavis.edu/
Health World Online
Great resource to learn more about various medical conditions, alternative therapies, and articles written by health experts.
http://www.healthy.net/
Internet Addiction
Outlines the signs and symptoms of online addictions, including compulsive shopping, gambling, and internet surfing, as well as cyberporn.
http://netaddiction.com/
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Support
This website is devoted to working towards lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender equal rights.
http://www.hrc.org
Medication for Mental Health
The National Institute of Mental Health lists common medications used in the treatment of mental health issues, and provides users with important patient information, including side effects and contraindications.
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/mental-health-medications/index.shtml
Relaxation Exercises
Offers guided relaxation techniques through MP3 audio to help you focus, regain energy, and reduce stress.
http://uhs.wisc.edu/health-topics/stress/relaxation.shtml
Safety on Campus
An article geared towards college students on campus safety.
http://www.collegeview.com/articles/article/campus-safety
NMSU Safety
Provides information on two safety escort services at NMSU – Pete’s Pickup and Crimson Cab.
http://asnmsu.nmsu.edu/aggie-transportation/petes-pick-up/
Sexual Assault
The Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN) provides information on sexual assault, as well as resources for those seeking help and support.
http://www.rainn.org
Stalking
Describes what stalking is, laws related to it, warning signs, its effects, and other helpful information. Information available in both English and Spanish.
http://aware.org/crimes/stalking
Stress and Coping
Defines stress and offers articles on how to manage and relieve stress.
http://www.aboutstressmanagement.com/stressrelief/
Substance Use & Abuse
Provides access to links on topics related to alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use and abuse.
http://www.well.com/user/woa/facts.htm
Suicide Prevention
The JED Foundation is a leading organization that provides information about preventing suicide and reducing emotional distress among college students. Information provided for parents, students, campus professionals, and supporters.
http://www.jedfoundation.org/
Veteran’s Mental Health
This link provides Veteran’s with information on PTSD, substance use issues, depression, reintegrating back into civilian life, and recovering from mental health challenges.
http://www.mentalhealth.va.gov/index.asp
Veteran Students & their Families
This link provides valuable information for veteran students and their families.
http://www.mentalhealth.va.gov/College/students.asp
Virtual Pamphlet Collection
A library of self-help material on a wide-range of topics that includes but is not limited to substance use, anger, anxiety, depression, eating issues, grief, relationships, sexual assault, sexual harassment, sleep, stress, study skills, and time management. Information gathered from counseling centers around the country. You can view and/or copy handouts from this site.
http://www.dr-bob.org/vpc/
War Stress: Resilience in a Time of War
This article deals with “homecoming.” It discusses how many veterans coming home from war may experience stress and how they can deal with it.
http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/