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Additional Self-Help Resources

ULifeline

ULifeline is an anonymous, confidential, online resource created by the Jed Foundation specifically geared towards college students. The website provides a wealth of information regarding mental health and suicide prevention.

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science students can access the RFUMS ULifeline website.

Information available on ULifeline includes:

  • Mental Health Library on topics such as:
    • Alcohol/Drugs
    • Anxiety
    • Bipolar Disorder
    • Cutting
    • Depression
    • Eating Disorders
    • Loss and Grief
    • Stress
    • Suicide
  • Self Evaluator - An Online Mental Health Screening tool 
  • Information on How to Help a Friend

General Web Resources:

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
An organization funded by the United States government to provide information and research concerning mental health issues.

American Psychological Association (APA)
A website for the leading scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States, providing brief descriptions of numerous mental health problems and diagnoses with links to related articles.

HELPGUIDE.org
A private non-profit, ad-free website in affiliation with Harvard Health Publications.

National Alliance on Mental Illness
A grass-roots organization that provides information and support about mental illness.

 

Topic-Specific Web Resources:

Abusive Relationships/Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence and Abuse

National Domestic Violence Hotline:

Alcohol and Other Drugs

 

Rethinking Drinking: Alcohol and Your Health

DEA: Drug Fact Sheets
National Institute of Drug Abuse AU
 

Anxiety, Worry, and Panic

About Anxiety 

How to Stop Worrying 

The Key to Overcoming Panic Attacks 

Anxiety Disorders: The Role of Psychotherapy in Effective Treatment 

ADHD

 

Help for Adult ADD/ADHD: Tips for Managing Symptoms and Getting Focused

The National Resource on ADHD

Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-ADHD

Attention Deficit Disorder Resources

Bipolar Disorder

 

Bipolar Disorder Information

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

Depression

 

Depression

Depression: How Psychotherapy Helps People Recover From Depression

Coping with Depression

Eating Concerns

 

10 Steps for Positive Body Image

Eating Disorder Referral and Information Center

Medications (Psychiatric)

Mental Health Medications

Post-Traumatic Stress

National Center for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Fact sheet for post-traumatic stress

Self-Injury

 

Self-Injury Help, Support, and Treatment

About Self-Injury

Self-Injury Recovery Resources

Sexual Assault

 

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN)

Sleep

 

Twelve Simple Steps to Improve Your Sleep

Fix Your Sleep Hygiene

 

Stress

 

Stress Management: How to Reduce, Prevent, and Cope with Stress 

Coping with Stress and Anxiety

Coping with Stress

Videos

  • Test Anxiety - Online Workshop, University of Utah Learning Center video, 38 min
  • How to Make Stress Your Friend: Kelly McGonigle, PhD - Stress may only be bad for you if you believe that to be the case. Psychologist Kelly McGonigal urges us to see stress as a positive, and introduces us to an unsung mechanism for stress reduction: reaching out to others. (TED talk video, 14 min)

 

Audio Recordings

Self-Help Apps:

Topic

Title & Link

Compatibility

Anxiety

The Worry Box

iPhone, Android

Stop Panic & Anxiety Self-Help

Android

Pacifica - Stress & Anxiety

iPhone, Android

MindShift

iPhone, Android

Depression

 

Cognitive Diary CBT Self-Help

Android

Moodtrack Diary: Mood Tracker

iPhone, Android

Emotion Regulation

 

DBT911

Android

Mindfulness/Meditation

 

Calm

iPhone, Android

Headspace

iPhone, Android

Insight Timer - Meditation App

iPhone, Android

Stop Breathe & Think

iPhone, Android

PTSD

 

PTSD Coach

iPhone, Android

Sleep

Sleep as Android

Android

Smart Alarm Clock

iPhone

Work-Life Balance/Emotional Wellbeing

 

Balance and Wellbeing

Android

Five Ways to Wellbeing

Android

 

Mindsail 

iPhone