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Counseling and Psychological Services

Useful Web-Based Information about Mental Health-Related Issues

People come to CAPS to receive help about a wide variety of issues.  Part of receiving help also involves obtaining relevant information about the specific issues you’re dealing with.  There’s a wealth of good Internet information available about mental health issues and their relationship to healthy living.  Below, we've assembled many helpful links which should facilitate your information gathering and self-help endeavors.

University Mental Health Issues

Academic struggles, procrastination, study habits

Difficulty concentrating, attention-deficit disorder

Body image, eating problems, eating disorders

Feeling down, suicidal thoughts or behaviors, depressive disorders

Bothersome mood changes, high energy/no fatigue, bipolar disorder

Feeling anxious or nervous, social anxiety, panic attacks, test anxiety, anxiety disorders

Bothersome repetitious thoughts, repetitious behaviors, obsessive-compulsive disorder

Test anxiety

Sleep problems, insomnia

Psychiatric medication (antidepressants, etc)

Questioning your sexuality, coming out, gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender issues

Sexual abuse, trauma, post-traumatic stress

Unwanted sex & sexual assault

Verbal and Physical Abuse

Trauma, Post-traumatic Stress, Post-war Trauma

Thoughts about self- injuring or self-injurious behavior (cutting, burning, etc)

Substance Use and Abuse

International student status or study abroad – challenges of studying/living in a foreign culture

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