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Resources to help you navigate life’s challenges

Do you need help?

Even if suicidal thoughts and impulses come and go (or even go away), they signal a serious problem and getting help is the best way to get better and heal.

Remember: With time and support, it can get better.

Reach out to someone you feel you can trust.

It might help you feel less alone and overwhelmed if you talk about your feelings.

Make an appointment at the campus counseling center or with a health care provider.

Ask to be seen as soon as possible even if you feel your situation is not an emergency. Don’t put off talking about your struggles – the sooner you find support and guidance, the better.

Connect to an academic advisor or a religious/faith counselor.

Most faith and academic professionals have access to resources to get you help.

What is depression?

Depression is an illness with many causes and many forms. It is a disorder of someone’s moods or emotions; it is not an attitude that someone can “control” or “snap out of,” but it is treatable with counseling and/or medication.

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Managing Stress & Anxiety

Learn how to manage your stress, cope with anxiety, and thrive—even when you’re going through challenging times.

Preventing Teen Suicide

Learn how to recognize the risk factors for teen suicide, work through your depression, and build emotional resilience.

Stopping Teen Bullying

Learn how to recognize teen bullying, stand up to it safely, and help prevent it from happening in your social circles.

If you’re having an emergency right now:

Call 911 or a crisis hotline, contact campus police/security, or go to the emergency department at the nearest hospital.

Download Our Parent Survival Kit

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Treatment Programs & Centers

Find a Therapist or Counselor

BetterHelp is the largest therapy platform worldwide. They change the way people get help with facing life’s challenges by providing convenient, discreet and affordable access to a licensed therapist. BetterHelp makes professional therapy available anytime, anywhere, through a computer, tablet or smartphone.

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Additional Resources

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