NAMI on campus homepage.
You Matter is a blog specifically for young adults in emotional distress or suicidal crisis.
Clicking here will connect you with an online crisis network chatline.
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention link with information about coping with suicide.
If you are being treated for depression, the University of Michigan Depression Center staff has written several articles to help you understand the role of counseling and meds in your treatment.
Suggestions for helping a friend who might be going through some tough times.
If you attended the Kevin Hines presentation on Tuesday, October 25 and wanted to read the rest of his story, click here.
Student Health 101 is an online health and wellness magazine that is available to Lawrence students. Clicking on the link will direct you to the current month’s edition. Here you will learn about upcoming events, read about activities at other colleges and universities, and raise your understanding of health related matters.
If you’re having a hard time seeing the positives in life, check out this list of 1000 awesome little details that might make you happy when you experience them.
Half of Us is a great resource for learning about various college related concerns such as depression, eating disorders, helping a friend, or helping yourself.
Are you a first generation college student? Did you know that Michele Obama, the current First Lady of the United States, was a first generation college graduate? Click here to watch a 21-minute Youtube video of two African-American college students discussing their experiences as the first in their families to attend college. The College Helper offers this advice for first generation students.
Click WelLU to learn all about Lawrence University’s wellness initiative.
Have you been diagnosed with ADHD? Ever wonder if you should be evaluated? Go here to learn more about ADHD and to take an adult survey.
Recovery from an eating disorder. This link is from NEDA (National Eating Disorders Association).
More information for people dealing with eating disorders. This link offers suggestions for navigating holiday eating.
- Getting enough sleep in college link
- Excessive sleepiness from the National Sleep Foundation
- Sleep deprivation in college students
Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
- Tips and hints for college students
- College autism spectrum site
- Devon's journey to independence
- Asperger's and empathy
- ASD and success in college
- The Family Acceptance Project has produced a 15 minute video titled “Always My Son”. This video features E.J. and his parents talking about his coming out process.
- Check out this Youtube video from the Trevor Project.
- National Center for Lesbian Rights NCLR
- Gay Mormon students talk about life at Brigham Young University.
- Anxiety Disorders
- Bipolar Disorder,
Physical Signs of Depression: A list of physical symptoms of depression from Web MD
Emotional Signs of Depression: A list of emotional symptoms of depression from Web MD
Major Depression (National Institutes of Health): The Medline Plus article on depression.
LivingWorks: The company's primary focus is improving helper competencies to intervene with persons at risk of suicide, a suicide-intervention company. This website is full of resources related to suicide prevention and also has a questionaire to determine if you are at risk for suicide.
Click here to learn the difference between substance use and abuse.