Listed below are a list of online resources which can provide additional information to students on a variety of topics. Although these pages can serve to provide supplementary information, the Westminter Counseling Center is not responsible for any of the content on other websites.
- Life Values Inventory
- A free values clarification and personal development program
- Take a quick mental health test from a self-evaluator, which identifies common mental health issues
- Learn more about mental health issues and the warning signs of emotional distress and suicide
- Access emergency contact information and on and off-campus resources
- Mental Health and Wellbeing for College Students
- Provides resources related to Mental Health issues and how they can specifically affect college students
Suicide Prevention and Information
- Information about Suicide Prevention, Myths, Warning Signs, and Additional Resources from Seattle University's Couseling Webpage
- American Association of Suicidology Website
- Out of Darkness Walk Information
- Information about the annual walk to raise awareness and funds that allow the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss.
- If You Are Thinking About Suicide, Read This First
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1.800.273.TALK (8255)
Anxiety and Depression
- Anxiety and Depression Association of America Website
- Learn detailed information about Anxiety and Depression, including symptoms
- Access to online resources such as videos and brochures
- Read others' success stories
- National Institute of Mental Health Website: What is Depression?
- Learn about signs and symptoms, types of depression, and treatment options
- Univeristy of Georgia Health Center Website
- Tips for managing stress as a college student
- Anorexia Nervosa and Related Eating Disorders Website
- Detailed information about Eating Disorders as well as treatment options
- National Eating Disorders Association Website
- Easy access to help and support, as well as information and a variety of ways to get involved
- Self-Injury Outreach and Support Website
- Provides personal stories, information about coping and recovery, and support for loved ones
Alcohol Use and Abuse
- College Drinking-Changing the Culture Website
- Myths and facts about alcohol, BAC calculator, and discussion of consequences of drinking
If you are in need of additional resources related to sexual assault, please visit the Title IX Westminster website for up-to-date, detailed information.
For Friends and Family
Sometimes it can be difficult for friends and family to know what to do when a loved one is experiencing difficulties with mental health. Fortunately, there are a variety of resources which can provide information and support to those who want to help.
The mentalhealth.gov website provides a helpful outline of what friends and family can do to assist their loved one, including ways to offer support. how to talk about mental health, what to do if you are asked for help, and ways to get immediate assistance for your loved one.
For Parents and Caretakers
The mentalhealth.gov website also provides separate information for those who are the guadians of someone expereiencing difficulties with mental illness. Resouces include what to look for, what to do, how to talk about mental health, how to support your child, and how to get help for your child.